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Skillet Gnocchi with Bacon, Tomatoes and Spinach

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3
Author: Pam


  • 2 pieces of bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp butter, divided
  • 1/4 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 (12 oz) bag of skillet gnocchi
  • 1 handful of grape tomatoes
  • cups baby spinach
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parmesan, grated


  • Cook the bacon bits in a skillet over medium heat until golden brown; remove from the skillet and place on a paper towel to drain the grease. Discard the bacon grease from the skillet.
  • Melt half of the butter in the same skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring often, for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the remaining butter, skillet gnocchi and tomatoes then cook, stirring occasionally for 4 minutes. 
  • Add the baby spinach, minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1-2 minutes or until the spinach is wilted.
  • Season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Serve immediately with fresh parmesan on the side. Enjoy.