Dec 1, 2017

Creamy Chicken and Kale Gnocchi

Warming and delicious!


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots peeled and sliced into rings
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb /465g cooked chicken breast
  • 1 bunch of Lacinato kale (black kale) washed and torn into bite sized pieces
  • 1 lb of gnocchi usually 1 package
  • ⅔ cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup heavy cream salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Dice the cooked chicken
  2. Cook gnocchi in a large pot of salted boiling water for 2 minutes or until they float. (You can also do this ahead and store the gnocchi in the refrigerator until you need it.)
  3. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. When oil is shimmering but not smoking, add shallots and cook 2 minutes until soft. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute stirring often to prevent burning.
  4. Add gnocchi and let it toast for a a few minutes in the pan, stirring often to prevent sticking. Add chicken and kale then stir to combine.
  5. Add chicken stock and cream, mix well and let it simmer until it thickens. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve warm and enjoy!
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