Have you heard of our Gnocchi Stix yet? In case you haven’t, here’s what they are: a new version of Gnocchi, in stick-shaped form, that are ideal for family-friendly recipes. You can use them for dipping, twisting, twirling, and reinviting your family’s favourite dishes.

Their shape makes them the perfect finger food, their taste makes them versatile, and their texture is light and chewy, meaning the little ones are bound to love them. So how can you take these bundles of elongated fun and turn them into meals for everyone to enjoy? Here’s how…

From dishes everyone can share to snacks for dipping and classic meals with a Gnocchi Stix twist, the options are both broad and exciting. So, here are some stix-inspired family-friendly meal ideas that you can learn with ease.

Family Friendly Dishes for Sharing

Whether it’s movie night or game day, what could be more fun than enjoying some warm and satisfying bites together on the sofa in front of the TV? The best part is, there’s no need to order takeout. Instead, cook up some of our Gnocchi Stix for a couple of minutes in the pan, then add them to a dish that everyone loves.

Kids and adults alike love chicken nuggets, so here’s what you can do with them: forget about French fries and instead use some Gnocchi Stix to accompany them. With ketchup, or any other sauce of your choice, you’ll see for yourself just how satisfying a meal this Chicken Nuggets with Skillet Gnocchi Stix recipe truly is.

Chicken Nuggets with Skillet Gnocchi Stix

If you’re a bacon and cheese fries lover, here’s something that will make your taste buds dance with delight: our 3 Cheese and Bacon Loaded Baked Gnocchi Stix. With that hot, cheesy, meaty, melty magic of a nachos dish, our stick-shaped gnocchi only add to the mix of tantalizing tastes and textures. 

Delicious Dips

One of the great things about dips is that they tend to go down well at just about any time. Before a meal, after a meal, or even as a meal. What’s more, they’re ideal for sharing and great for gatherings where everyone’s chatting away. Sure, we’ve all tried dips, but what about these ones?

If you’re feeling creative and looking for something a little more exotic, try this Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Tzatziki Dip. Considering it takes no longer than 10 minutes to make, this is a quick and easy way to bring some unique Mediterranean flavours to your next mealtime. 

Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Tzatziki Dip
Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Tzatziki Dip

If you’ve never heard of tzatziki, here’s what it is: a dipping sauce found in Southern Europe and the Middle East, made from Greek yogurt, cucumbers, herbs, and garlic. How is it even possible that something so delicious could be made in such simple steps?

Likewise, the same could be said about hummus. Not only can you prepare it in just a few simple steps, but you can also bring a fun factor to the dish by following this Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Smokey Hummus Dip recipe.

For a light, refreshing, and fruity fusion of fun flavours, we’ve got just the dip for you: our Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Guacamole Dip. This dish brings bliss to those long summer nights, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy it all year round. 

Classics Revamped

Everybody loves a classic dish. The flavours are familiar, they’re comforting, and popular for a reason. That reason being, they’re highly satisfying. Since Gnocchi Stix are so versatile, we’ve found some quick, easy, and creative ways to use them to jazz up some classic meals.

You’ve heard of spaghetti bolognese, but have you heard of Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Bolognese? Say goodbye to the spaghetti part, and add some adorable sticks of gnocchi to the mix for finger food with familiar flavours.

Skillet Gnocchi Stix with Bolognese

Then there’s the dish that we Canadians all know and love, poutine, but with an exciting twist. This Skillet Gnocchi Stix Poutine takes our national dish to the next level. This one’s an absolute crowd-pleaser.

Finally, we’ll leave you with a breakfast or brunch option that’ll make you want seconds: this 

Eggs Benedict with Skillet Gnocchi Stix. With egg yolks, avocado, salmon, and crusty bread, add some sticks to the mix and dip away with delight.

If you enjoy revamping old classics, see our classics with a gnocchi twist for more fusions of the familiar and original. For other meal ideas to please the family, you can find us in our kitchen, where you’re always welcome to swing by.