What to Serve with Gnocchi: 21 Easy Recipes

This post contains links to affiliate websites, such as Amazon, and we receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made by you using these links. We appreciate your support!

Wondering what to serve with gnocchi??? Look no further! Here you’ll find a roundup of 21 easy recipes to serve with gnocchi. From cheesy garlic bread to vegetable sides to delicious salads, you’ll be sure to find your perfect side dish!

I am a fan of easy weeknight dinners and gnocchi is one of my go-to’s! It’s super easy and cooks up quickly!

My Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Lemon is done in TEN MINUTES flat! And my Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is just simple, fresh comfort food! Needs your veggies?! Try this delicious Italian Sausage Gnocchi Bake!

Gnocchi can stand on it’s own as a meal, but in case you need a little something more, I have rounded up 21 delicious side dishes to round out your perfect meal!

There are all types of different sides dishes listed from simple salads to roasted veggies–you’ll be sure to find a few you love!

What to Serve with Gnocchi: 21 Easy Recipes

If you are planning a delicious gnocchi dinner then take some of the stress of trying to figure out what to serve with it by using some of these tasty side dishes for gnocchi recipes! Whether you are looking for a warm and fluffy garlic bread recipe, a crisp and flavorful salad recipe, or a tasty roasted vegetable recipe, you will find the perfect dish to serve with your gnocchi here!


It depends if you’re Italy or the United States! LOL! In Italy, gnocchi is typically served as a side or starter dish. However, in the U.S., it’s usually a main course!

Either way, gnocchi is a delicious dish that can be enjoyed any time your little heart desires!


If you are not serving gnocchi as a main dish, but instead a SIDE dish or starter like they do in Italy, you’ll want a nice protein to go along with it.

Grilled or pan-cooked chicken or fish are perfect options. Steak and pork chops work well, too!


Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is my favorite gnocchi dish! It’s a simple dish made with just a handful of ingredients and perfect for a busy weeknight!

This is such an easy recipe is made with a simple homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and lots of fresh basil. It’s pure comfort food!

Get the full recipe here: Gnocchi alla Sorrentina.
In a Dinner Rut?

Grab your 7-Day Meal Plan + 3 Bonus Recipes!

Sceenshots for free meal plan.

Hopefully this post has given you some good ideas on what to serve with gnocchi! Ready to make the perfect gnocchi dish?! Start with my Gnocchi alla Sorrentina or this Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Lemon! Let me know what you think!

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *