Cheesy Ham & Peas Gnocchi

Cheesy Ham & Peas Gnocchi

Gnocchi is a great pasta option for any kind of family gathering! Try making Cheesy Ham & Peas Gnocchi for something new! It’s also a fun take on a traditional Italian dish for those who are looking for an alternative! Substitute sauce for cheese, ham, and peas for a homey meal the whole family can enjoy!





Total Time

55 min

Prep Time

25 min prep

Cook Time

20 min cook


  • 1 16 ounce package potato gnocchi
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 1 Wellshire Boneless Ham Steak chopped
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Gruyere cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • 10 ounce package frozen sweet peas thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cook potato gnocchi according to package directions. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add ham to pot and cook until ham is browned, stirring frequently.
  4. Use a slotted spoon to transfer ham to the bowl with gnocchi.
  5. Wipe dutch oven clean.
  6. Melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in the dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add flour. Cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture is a light golden brown, about a minute.
  7. Add milk to the flour mixture, slowly. Bring to a boil. Whisk strongly to break up any lumps.
  8. Add salt and pepper. Lower the heat to warm. Slowly add shredded Gryere and half the Parmesan, whisking until melted.
  9. Pour the cheese sauce over the ham and gnocchi.
  10. Stir in the thawed peas.
  11. Spray 11×7″ baking dish with cooking spray. Transfer mixture to baking dish.
  12. Sprinkle the remaining Parmesan cheese over the ham and gnocchi mixture.
  13. Bake in oven until bubbly and golden brown, about 20 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy!

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