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Creamy Gnocchi with Peppers & Ham

Updated: Mar 28, 2021

Serving size 3 – about 650 calories per serving


2 tbsp oil

1 large onions julienned

3 peppers julienned (I used 1 each orange, yellow and red)

10 slices of ham - Omit this to make it vegetarian

½ cup light cream cheese

½ cup 1% milk

1 tbsp red pepper flakes

3 cups frozen or fresh gnocchi (my recipe)

½ cup shredded mozzarella

2 tbsp finely chopped parsley

Lowry’s garlic salt to taste

Shredded parmesan

Pot of salted and tbsp oil boiling water



  1. In sauté pan heat 2 tbsp oil

  2. Add peppers and onions and sauté on high for five minutes

  3. Add ham and cook for five minutes

  4. Stir in cream cheese and blend well

  5. Stir in milk and pepper flakes and blend well

  6. Bring pot of water too fast boil

  7. Add gnocchi and watch for them to float to the surface

  8. Give them a minute or two more to cook

  9. Using a slotted scooper scoop the gnocchi into the skillet

  10. Top with mozzarella and parsley and stir carefully

  11. Add Lowry’s garlic salt to taste

  12. Plate and sprinkle with shredded or grated parmesan cheese

  13. Serve with a couple of slices of bread to soak up the sauce at the end


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