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Asiago Sage Pumpkin Alfredo Gnocchi

Loaded with pumpkin flavor, sharp Asiago cheese, and crispy fried sage, this creamy pumpkin alfredo gnocchi comes together in only 35 minutes and is the perfect festive fall side dish!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 346kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup lightly-packed sage leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup shredded asiago cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 16 oz gnocchi, cooked according to package instructions and kept warm

Instructions

  • In a small skillet over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Add sage leaves and fry 30-60 seconds on each side. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt remaining butter. Saute garlic in butter 1 minute or until fragrant. Whisk flour into butter until smooth then gradually whisk in cream and milk.
  • Bring sauce to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sauce is slightly thickened. Remove from heat and stir in pumpkin, asiago, nutmeg, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Fold cooked gnocchi into sauce. Top gnocchi with fried sage leaves. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 4oz | Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 43.1g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14.9g | Saturated Fat: 8.7g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 897mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 4.8g | Sugar: 3.2g | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 1mg