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Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


This Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi is comfort food at its finest. It’s one of those meals that’s quick and easy enough to make for your family on a busy weeknight, but fabulous enough to serve when you want to massively impress your guests!



  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi
  • 2 cups diced onion (about 1 whole onion)
  • 34 cloves garlic, minced
  • 23 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • juice + zest of 1 lemon (about 2-3 tablespoons juice)
  • 1 cup petite sweet peas, frozen
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces (about 1-inch cubes). Season generously with salt and pepper. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken in a single layer and cook for 5 minutes, until golden brown, flipping once halfway through. Remove the chicken to a plate. Add the gnocchi straight from the package into the skillet. Toast the gnocchi, stirring occasionally to toss, until gnocchi is toasted and golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove to the plate with the chicken.
  2. In the same skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are golden brown, about 5-7 minutes. Turn heat to low and add the garlic and rosemary. Stir to combine until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the chicken broth, lemon juice, zest, and gnocchi and bring to a boil. Cover, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes until gnocchi is tender.
  4. Stir in the peas, cream, parmesan cheese, and plenty of salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the chicken until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve and garnish with extra parmesan cheese if desired. Enjoy!

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