Whole Wheat Gnocchi in Cream Sauce

This hearty, meatless main dish of Whole Wheat Gnocchi in Cream Sauce is a quick and easy recipe that comes together in less than 20 minutes thanks to the fact that we’re using shelf-stable gnocchi!

Gnocchi in light cream sauce


This is my newest recipe for Better Homes and Gardens, and I’m so excited to share it with you today!

A few days ago I asked on Facebook what sort of recipes you guys were looking for. Quick and Easy, Healthy, Cheap, Dinners, etc. These were the types of responses I got from you and I am listening!

So that’s exactly what I’ve made here for you! This quick and easy main dish is super affordable at less than $2.50 per serving! It’s also a healthy spin on a comforting dish which I think is perfect for these long winter nights!

Gnocchi in light cream sauce

I’m totally in love with this colorful and flavorful dish, and I think you’re going to love it too!

You’ll want to jump on over to the Delish Dish blog over at Better Homes and Gardens to check out the modifications I made to their recipe and grab the full recipe there!

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Whole Wheat Gnocchi in Cream Sauce

Fluffy gnocchi in a creamy sauce with arugula, corn and red bell peppers.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 814 kcal
Author: Shawn


  • 1 lb. shelf-stable whole wheat gnocchi, found in the pasta isle
  • 2 small ears of sweet corn, or 2 cup frozen whole corn
  • 3/4 cup half & half
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp each: salt, garlic powder, dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 of a red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cups torn fresh arugula and baby spinach mix


  • In Dutch oven cook gnocchi according to package directions, adding corn the last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  • Click here to get my modifications and the FULL INSTRUCTIONS.


Calories: 814kcal | Carbohydrates: 136.9g | Protein: 33.6g | Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 38.7mg | Sodium: 907.3mg | Sugar: 9.4g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 44mg
Keywords: corn, Cream Cheese, Gnocchi, half and half, parmesan cheese, Spinach, whole wheat
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About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
8 Responses
  1. Justine | Cooking and Beer

    Ok this gnocchi is just gorgeous. That sauce. Those veggies! … in 20 minutes? Girl, you are my new best friend. Pinned!

  2. Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom

    Shawn, congrats on being a contributor to Delish Dish!!! Wow, what a gorgeous bowl of whole wheat gnocchi!!! love it and heading over for the recipe now!

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Shawn Syphus

Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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