Creamy Pesto Baked Gnocchi & Chicken Skillet: A Delicious Dinner for Two
Embark on a journey of culinary delight with our Creamy Pesto Baked Gnocchi & Chicken Skillet, where light and soft gnocchi, tender chicken, and the richness of Le Sauce & Co. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto sauce come together in a single skillet. This recipe is designed for simplicity without compromising on flavor. Join us in the kitchen for an easy yet indulgent dinner experience crafted for two.
- 1 pouch Le Sauce & So. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto gourmet pasta sauce
- 1 package (about 16 ounces) potato gnocchi
- 1/2 pound (225g) boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- Salt and black pepper to taste (About ¼ teaspoon of each)
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 400°F
- In an oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in the minced garlic, stir as to not brown and add diced chicken, season with salt and black pepper, and cook all the way through, about 5-6 minutes.
- Add the gnocchi to the skillet with the chicken. Pour the creamy sun-dried tomato pesto pasta sauce over the gnocchi and chicken. Stir to combine, ensuring an even coating of the sauce.
- Sprinkle shredded mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese evenly over the gnocchi and chicken mixture, creating a cheesy layer.
- Place the skillet in the preheated oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the edges are golden brown.
- Remove the skillet from the oven. If desired, garnish with fresh basil leaves for a pop of color and flavor.
- Serve your Creamy Pesto Baked Gnocchi & Chicken straight from the skillet while it's hot. Each bite is a delicious blend of creamy, cheesy, and savory goodness.
Indulge in the decadence of our Creamy Pesto Baked Gnocchi & Chicken Skillet, a recipe that effortlessly combines convenience with gourmet flair. Perfect for a romantic dinner or a cozy night in, this dish promises a memorable dining experience for two. Bon appétit!