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Burnt Butter Garlic & Sage Gnocchi

The fresh garlic, sage and a hint of smoky burnt butter, combined in this salty creamy sauce, coating every bit of the soft pillowly gnocchi dumplings, is a flavoursome treat with every delectable bite.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Keyword Egg Free, Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 499 kcal


  • 4 tbsp dairy free butter
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 15 grams fresh sage more for garnish
  • 4 cups gnocchi
  • 1 cup pasta water


  1. Cook gnocchi in small batches in a pot of salted boiling water

  2. Drain and set aside

  3. In a large pan melt 2 tbsp of butter, then add garlic and sage and let absorb for about 2-3 min.

  4. Then add cooked gnocchi, the remainder of butter, 1 cup of pasta water (the water pasta was cooked in) and toss everything together

  5. Once sauce thickens, season with salt and pepper

  6. Serve with a sprinkle of some more fresh sage and nut parmasan

Recipe Notes

Cooking time may vary depending if gnocchi is home made or store bought.

If you're interested in making some fresh one, check out my gnocchi recipes.

I love intense flavours, so you can reduce the qty of garlic and sage if you think it might be too strong for you.

*Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guide only*

Nutrition Facts
Burnt Butter Garlic & Sage Gnocchi
Amount Per Serving (100 g)
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 894mg39%
Potassium 52mg1%
Carbohydrates 87g29%
Fiber 7g29%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 9.6mg53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.