It’s Christmas time again and this cake is the perfect sweet treat for the family over the holidays.
Lemon Butter & Bacon Gnocchi
About this Recipe
A non-traditional sweet and sour spin on gnocchi with bacon, mozzarella, lemons and of course a bit of butter.
- 1 packet Bacon (cut into pieces)
- 250g Butter (Can use half olive oil)
- 2 lemons (zested & juiced)
- 1-2 tsp sugar
- Salt & Pepper to season
- 800g Gnocchi (Fresh is best)
- 200g Mozzarella cut into cubes
- Grated Parmesan Cheese
- Fresh Basil
Step by Step Instructions
In a large frying pan fry the bacon pieces until crispy, add the butter & garlic, and cook for a few mins until the butter melts & starts to caramelise.
Add the lemon juice & zest, sugar & season with salt & pepper to taste.
If using fresh Gnocchi: Add it straight into the bacon & lemon butter mix and sauté for a few minutes until the Gnocchi is cooked.
If using dried Gnocchi: Boil in salted water for 1-2 mins before adding to the pan, and sauté for one -2 mins
Add the mozzarella cubes and sprinkle some parmesan & basil leaves over the gnocchi in the pan.
Turn off the heat and allow the cheese to melt for a few mins before serving hot out the pan.
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