Dinner, Kid-Friendly

Baked Gnocchi with Italian Sausage & Broccoli

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This is an easy and filling pasta dish that is great as a weeknight meal. Tender gnocchi baked in an Alfredo sauce with sausage and broccoli.

TIP: To make this vegetarian, feel free to swap in veggie sausage for the Italian sausage. Cooking times may vary.

Allergies

  • Contains Wheat
  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat, Milk/Dairy

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  • 2 packages (12 ounces each) frozen potato gnocchi
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • kosher salt, as desired
  • ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 head (approx. 10 ounces) broccoli, cut in 2-inch florets
  • 4 (approx. 3 ounces each) uncooked hot Italian sausages, sliced in 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup seasoned panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, add gnocchi, 2 tablespoons canola oil, salt, and pepper and toss to evenly combine.

  • Step 2

    Remove the crisper plate from the Zone 1 basket, add 1 tablespoon water to the bottom of the basket, followed by the seasoned gnocchi. Insert basket in unit.

  • Step 3

    Add, broccoli, remaining canola oil, salt, and pepper to the large bowl and toss to evenly combine.

  • Step 4

    Install a crisper plate in the Zone 2 basket, add the broccoli mixture, then evenly top with sausage. Insert basket in unit.

  • Step 5

    Select Zone 1, select BAKE, set temperature to 390°F, and set time to 27 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Select Zone 2, select AIR FRY, set temperature to 400°F, and set time to 25 minutes. Select SMART FINISH. Press the START/PAUSE button to begin cooking.

  • Step 7

    In a medium bowl, add the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and butter and mix until evenly combined.

  • Step 8

    When Zone 1 time reaches 18 minutes, select START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove Zone 1 basket from unit and shake. Add the alfredo sauce and stir to evenly coat. Reinsert basket and select START/PAUSE to resume cooking.

  • Step 9

    When Zone 1 time reaches 10 minutes, select START/PAUSE button to pause cooking. Remove Zone 1 basket from the unit, stir, and top with the bread crumb mixture. Reinsert basket in unit.

  • Step 10

    Remove Zone 2 basket from the unit and shake. Reinsert basket and press START/PAUSE to resume cooking.

  • Step 11

    When cooking is complete, transfer the gnocchi and sausage mixture to a plate and serve warm.