Gnocchi with Gruyere Cheese and Walnuts

Not your average gnocchi recipe… melted cheese and ground walnuts, awesome!

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 1½ cups gnocchi
  • 1/4 cup gruyere cheese
  • 1/4 cup fontina cheese
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & black pepper


  • Bring salted water to boil in a deep saucepan and cook the gnocchi according to the package directions (as with every pasta recipe, water should be abundant)
  • In the meantime, take a saucepan and melt the cheese with half of the milk at medium heat, stirring with a wooden spoon
  • As cheese starts to melt and sauce to get thick, stir in coarsely chopped walnuts and combine, adding the remaining milk until you get a smooth and glossy cream
  • Drain the gnocchi, leaving some of the cooking water and add them to the saucepan with the cheese sauce
  • Stir to combine, season with black pepper and serve!