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Breakfast Skillet Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Pesto
HEAT oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat; sauté mushrooms, onion, red pepper, garlic, salt and pepper for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Reduce heat to medium.
ADD Olivieri® Cheddar Bacon Skillet Gnocchi®; sauté for 5 to 8 minutes or until gnocchi are golden brown and slightly crispy.
TOSS with Olivieri® Basil & Cheese Pesto until well coated.
DIVIDE between 2 plates. Top each serving with fried egg and sprinkle with green onion.
Alternatively, top with poached or scrambled eggs.
Gnocchi For Breakfast
For a delicious spin in a classic morning skillet, we’ve replaced the traditional potatoes with Olivieri® Fresh Cheddar Bacon Skillet Gnocchi. Made from quality ingredients and filled to perfection with Cheddar cheese and bacon, these fresh gnocchi are sautéed for a crisp outside and tender soft inside.
While you may be accustomed to enjoying the classic variety for lunch or dinner, it’s a little known fact that gnocchi can be great for many meal or snack options. Just try these sweet Churro-Style Gnocchi Bites coated with cinnamon and sugar to find out what we mean.
At Olivieri®, we have all kinds of gnocchi recipes.
Prepare this dish for an indulgent breakfast or brunch to remember, made with vegetables like mushrooms, peppers, onion and garlic, a basil pesto sauce and fried eggs on top. Portioned perfectly for two, this recipe can also be increased by simply doubling the ingredient amounts. Serve alongside a bowl of fresh fruit, orange juice and a cup of coffee.
For extra cheesy taste, sprinkle a bit of shredded Cheddar, Gruyere, or other cheese of choice on top.
To make this vegetarian, simply use our Olivieri® Fresh Classic Potato Skillet Gnocchi and top with your cheese of choice.
Other Morning Meal Options
If you absolutely love the comforting taste of this delicious dish, try another one of our recipes Loaded Bacon and Egg Breakfast Skillet Gnocchi using Olivieri® Skillet Cheese Gnocchi.
For an even simple option, use our Cheddar and bacon skillet gnocchi with homemade or store-bought Marinara sauce and eggs cooked to your liking.