Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi

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This Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi has all the classic Italian flavors your family loves! Sausage, marinara, and cheese make this a delicious weeknight dish.

Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi

Sheet Pan Gnocchi

Whenever I share a sheet pan dinner or pasta bake recipe I get requests for more! You guys love easy dinners and I totally get it because we do too. You went crazy for our Sheet Pan Pesto Gnocchi so I think you will love this Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi too. This easy dinner recipe is delicious, easy to make, and the leftovers are great for lunch.

We wanted to pull in all of the classic flavors that make Italian food so delicious. We’re talking onion, marinara, sausage, and mozzarella here! Add in potato gnocchi and you just cannot lose with this dinner. Add it to your weekly menu plan and impress everyone at the table!

Sheet Pan Gnocchi Ingredients

  • Potato gnocchi-we use store bought gnocchi. You can find it in the pasta aisle. DeLallo is our favorite brand.
  •  Sausage-we like to use smoked Italian-style chicken sausage. Cut the sausage into 1-inch pieces. You can use your favorite sausage!
  • Red and yellow bell pepper-cut into slices. The peppers give the dish nice color!
  • Red onion-cut into slices. The onion adds great flavor!
  •  Marinara sauce-you can use your favorite store-bought marinara sauce or make our Easy Marinara Sauce or Slow Cooker Marinara.
  •  Mozzarella cheese-use fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes so it melts quickly and evenly.
  •  Garnish options: finish the dish with fresh basil, crushed red pepper flakes, and grated Parmesan cheese
Easy Sheet Pan Gnocchi

How to Make Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi

You’re going to love how simple this is! It’s just about as easy as tossing everything into a pan and saying “Ciao!” as you slide it into the oven.

  • Start with an oven preheated to 425 and a pan all prepped with foil and cooking spray.
  • Spread the veggies, sausage, and gnocchi out on the pan. Take an extra minute to make sure none of the gnocchi is stuck together!
  • Pour the marinara over everything and give it a little toss with a spatula to get an even coating. You could do this in a dish before hand, but I don’t like having an extra bowl to wash!
  • Bake for 20 minutes, checking in halfway through to give it a little toss on the pan.
  • After 20 minutes, pull it out and sprinkle fresh mozzarella cubes over the top. Give it 5 more minutes in the oven so all that cheese can melt!
  • Once everything is melty and bubbly, pull the sheet pan out of the oven and dress it up with basil, parmesan, and red pepper flakes. 
  • Serve right away and ENJOY!

What to Serve with Sausage Gnocchi

This works great by itself as a full meal, but you may want to jazz up your table with some sides. A few things good side dishes to serve are:

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Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi Recipe

Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi

This Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi has all the classic Italian flavors your family loves! Sausage, marinara, and cheese make this a delicious weeknight dish.

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Total Time
35 minutes
Cuisine
Italian
Servings
6

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces uncooked potato gnocchi
  • 12 ounces smoked Italian-style chicken sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups Marinara sauce
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • For garnish: fresh basil, crushed red pepper flakes, and grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Line a large sheet pan with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  2. Remove the gnocchi from the package and make sure none of the gnocchi are stuck together. Spread the gnocchi, sausage, peppers, and onions on the baking sheet. Pour marinara sauce over the gnocchi, sausage, and vegetables. Toss until well coated in the sauce. Note-you can also do this in a bowl before putting on the pan, but I don’t like to dirty an extra dish, I combine right on the pan.
  3. Spread the gnocchi, sausage, and vegetables in an even layer on the sheet pan.
  4. Place the pan in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, tossing once halfway through. Remove the pan from the oven and evenly sprinkle fresh mozzarella cheese cubes over the top. Place the pan back in the oven and bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the oven. Garnish with fresh basil, crushed red pepper flakes, and grated Parmesan cheese. Divide the gnocchi onto plates or bowls and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 1396mg58%
Potassium 329mg9%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 1382IU28%
Vitamin C 67mg81%
Calcium 218mg22%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword

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Photos by Dishing Out Health

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Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe, Maria. I fell in love with your colorful sheet pan instantly. I’m planning this recipe for a weekend dinner. My favorite part is melting the mozzarella cheese and garnishing it with Basil and cayenne pepper. I could imagine the aroma filling my nostrils already! Want to know more please visit https://www.bloghasting.com

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