I love making this recipe with leftover brats or sausages from the grill, such a fast and delicious dinner!






Gnocchi with Italian Sausage

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Gnocchi with Italian Sausage


  • 1 16oz package potato gnocchi
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 2 leftover cooked Italian Sausage (or brats), sliced (or cook separate, simmer in water and then brown in olive oil or grill)
  • 2 mini sweet peppers or 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 c cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 to 1 c garbanzo or any white beans (about half a can or so, doesn't need to be exact)
  • 2 T pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • a handful of roughly chopped greens (swiss chard, spinach or arugula)
  • 2 T parsley, chopped
  • goat cheese


  1. Cook gnocchi following package instructions
  2. Meanwhile, in a large fry pan over medium heat, cook onion and peppers until soft and beginning to brown
  3. Add sliced cooked sausage to brown, add tomatoes, add beans
  4. When gnocchi are done, drain and set aside. Add pine nuts, greens, and garlic to the pan. Add gnocchi and toss everything, letting it brown for another couple minutes
  5. Top with crumbled goat cheese and serve

Gnocchi with Italian Sausage