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20 Chicken and Gnocchi Recipes We Can’t Resist

I can’t get enough of these incredible chicken and gnocchi recipes!

If there was ever a match made in heaven, I think it would have to be chicken and gnocchi.

The perfect pairing combines juicy protein with pillowy carbs in the most magnificent way.

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If you’re tired of serving the same old chicken and pasta dishes, then one of these recipes will revolutionize your weeknights. 

From soups to one-pot meals, this list of chicken and gnocchi recipes has it all! Read on if you want to shake up your daily dinners.

1. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup 

There’s no need to leave your house to get a taste of your favorite Italian restaurant.

This copycat version of the Olive Garden chicken gnocchi soup is so comfort-inducing, you’ll keep it on your menu all winter long.

The chicken and gnocchi add such a hearty texture to this soup, making it a home run in every spoonful.

2. Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi

This is the chicken and gnocchi dish of your dreams.

Soft-pillowy gnocchi bathing in a savory creamy sauce with juicy chicken thighs? Could it possibly get any better?

A great feature of this dish is the kale sneaked in the dish incognito, so you can hardly tell you’re getting your daily dose of greens. 

3. One-Pot Gnocchi with Spinach and Chicken

One-pot meals are the perfect solution when you don’t want to deal with a mess of dishes on a busy weeknight.

Recipes like these give one-pot dishes a superb reputation. 

This dish is basically delicious comfort in a bowl, hitting all your main flavors: creamy, savory, cheesy and garlicky. 

It’s also a great meal to make that encompasses all your food groups, so you won’t need to worry about prepping a side.

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(Except maybe some garlic bread for dipping!)

4. Chicken and Mushroom Gnocchi Skillet

This one-pot meal has a lot going for it; soft gnocchi, flavorful mushrooms, and salty parmesan sprinkled on top of every bite.

It’s the perfect comfort food for days when you want to amp up the coziness. 

5. Creamy Tuscan Chicken Gnocchi 

This dish is so divine, you’ll want to make it every night for dinner.

Imagine biting into the luscious gnocchi with a creamy Alfredo-style sauce slathered on top.

It’s a dream that you can turn into a reality with this show-stopping recipe.

6. Chicken Bacon Gnocchi

The only bone I’ll pick with chicken is that sometimes it can taste rather bland, but this recipe has the perfect solution.

By adding bacon, it elevates this recipe to a whole new level.

Combined with the pillowy gnocchi and the creamy garlic sauce, this is one hearty dish you cannot beat!

7. Spicy Chicken With Tomato Gnocchi

Looking for a way to warm up during a blizzard? Then this spicy chicken with tomato gnocchi is the solution to all your problems. 

In just 30 minutes, you can create this bowl of Italian perfection.

It’s an especially great dish if you’re tired of white sauce and want to shake things up with your gnocchi.

8. Cajun Chicken and Gnocchi Bake

One bit of this Cajun chicken and gnocchi bake, and you’ll dream of it all night long. 

In this recipe, the secret is in the sauce. The Cajun seasoning adds an irresistible spice that elevates this dish to new frontiers.

Each bite fills your palate with cheesy goodness, soft gnocchi, tender chicken, and just the right amount of spice.

9. Chicken Thighs with Creamy Mushroom Garlic Sauce

If there’s one thing I love, it’s anything cream and mushroom related. The two ingredients just suit each other perfectly, don’t you think?

If you share in my mushroom-cream enthusiasm, you’ll fall in love with this recipe. 

This recipe creates a culinary experience for your palate, with crispy chicken slathered in a creamy, garlicky mushroom sauce. 

10. Cherry Tomato Italian Chicken Gnocchi

Shake up your Sunday pasta dinner with this Italian chicken gnocchi.

You make this dish with fresh cherry tomatoes that add a superb sweetness in every bite.

This dish is not short on flavor, with a healthy dose of herbs included. It’s the perfect dish that comes together in under 30 minutes.

11. Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi with Chicken, Mushrooms & Spinach 

If you’re looking for a dish to impress your dinner guests, then this is the one for you. 

If you’ve never tried brown butter before, it basically tastes like liquid heaven on earth.

It accompanies the savory bite of sage perfectly, making for a delectable flavor combination.

Can you believe it only takes 20 minutes to create this gourmet dish? This recipe deserves a spot on your repertoire of date-night dishes.

12. Italian Chicken & Gnocchi Dumplings

No chilly fall evening is complete without this insanely comforting dish.

If you have an hour to spare, then make this cozy soup. Trust me, you won’t regret it.

Every spoonful you take will be overflowing with tender chicken, hearty veggies, and creamy broth. Can it get any more heartwarming than that?

13. One-Pan Creamy Pesto Chicken & Gnocchi

This pretty dish makes the perfect dinner.

Just brown some chicken, add butter, garlic, and pesto, then let it simmer. That alone is delicious!

But to make it a meal, you’ll mix in cream, broth, and chewy gnocchi. Yum!

14. Chicken Cutlets, Gnocchi and Kale with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Any recipe that includes wine is a win in my book!

If you want to surprise that special someone next time it’s date night, do them a favor and create this beautiful dish.

It basically tastes like liquid gold in a bowl, with savory mushrooms, juicy chicken, and a herb-infused cream sauce to tie it all together.

15. Kale Chicken and Gnocchi Soup 

This cozy soup will become your new BFF during those chilly autumn months.

The best part about this recipe is that it includes shortcuts to make your life easier. 

Using store-bought broth, premade chicken, and frozen gnocchi saves you time without losing quality. 

Best of all, this dish is super easy to make even healthier.

Just reduce the gnocchi and cream and bulk up the veggies to transform this into a lighter soup.

16. Chicken Gnocchi Pasta

You can create this tasty pasta using only one pot, making it the perfect dish for those lazy-cooking days.

In just 20 minutes, you can prepare this low-effort recipe that’s brimming with creamy, savory flavors.

It’s easy enough to make during a hectic weeknight, but tasty enough for dinner parties. No mouth will be left unsatisfied after tasting this divine dish.  

17. Creamy Chicken Bacon Gnocchi Soup

Do you love creamy gnocchi and chicken noodle soup, but wish you can combine the two comfort foods? 

Well, look no further because this recipe makes the impossible possible. 

This cozy crossover creates the ultimate soup experience, with hearth and warmth in every bite.

Next time I feel a cold coming on, I know I’ll be turning to this recipe. 

18. Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Gnocchi

Have a busy weeknight ahead? This recipe comes together in a flash and tastes oh-so-delicious.

It covers all your food groups, including carbs, protein, veggies, in the tastiest way possible. With very little effort, you can achieve this delectable dish.

19. Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi 

Ready to taste comfort food at its finest? Then give this rosemary lemon chicken gnocchi a try. 

One taste of the creamy sauce mixed with the citrusy herbs, and you’ll understand why this recipe is such a star.

In just 30 minutes, you can have this buttery dish ready to impress your dinner guests.

Be sure to make a big batch, because this meal makes perfect leftovers.

20. Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Gnocchi Casserole 

If you want to transform gnocchi into something out of this world, then this is the recipe for you.

You won’t be short on flavor with this tasty buffalo chicken casserole.

Each bite brings a sensational spice to your palate that will warm you up on a frigid evening.

It’s tangy, savory, and so dang comforting. If you want to shake up your Super Bowl menu, then this casserole will do the trick. 

20 Ways to Cook Chicken and Gnocchi

For a foolproof dinner, try these chicken and gnocchi recipes! From soup to pasta bakes to dumplings, this is comfort food at its best.


  • Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

  • Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi

  • One Pot Gnocchi with Spinach and Chicken

  • Chicken and Mushroom Gnocchi Skillet

  • Creamy Tuscan Chicken Gnocchi

  • Chicken Bacon Gnocchi

  • Spicy Chicken With Tomato Gnocchi

  • Cajun Chicken and Gnocchi Bake

  • Chicken Thighs with Creamy Mushroom Garlic Sauce

  • Cherry Tomato Italian Chicken Gnocchi

  • Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi with Chicken, Mushrooms & Spinach

  • Italian Chicken & Gnocchi Dumplings

  • One -Pan Creamy Pesto Chicken & Gnocchi

  • Chicken Cutlets, Gnocchi and Kale with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

  • Kale Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

  • Chicken Gnocchi Pasta

  • Creamy Chicken Bacon Gnocchi Soup

  • Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Gnocchi

  • Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi

  • Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Gnocchi Casserole


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  • Prep a chicken and gnocchi dish in 30 minutes or less!
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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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