Recipe for Cauliflower Gnocchi with Double-Smoked Bacon from President’s Choice

Indulge in a hassle-free gourmet experience with this one-pan wonder. PC® Cauliflower Gnocchi with Double-Smoked Bacon. Straight from Italy to your kitchen, this dish transforms frozen gnocchi into a culinary masterpiece. Roast it on a baking sheet with smoky bacon and cherry tomatoes, toss in fresh spinach and Parmesan, and voila! In just 45 minutes, you’ll have a delicious, easy-to-make meal that’s perfect for any occasion.

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Double-Smoked Bacon

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Double-Smoked Bacon

Serves: 2
Course Type: Main Course
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Ready In: 45 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy


  • 2 slices PC® Smoky Bonfire Double-Smoked Bacon
  • 1 pkg (350 g) PC® Cauliflower Gnocchi
  • 1 pkg (255 g) PC® Axiany Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 cups (500 mL) baby spinach
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) coarsely shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) black pepper, or to taste


1. Arrange oven racks in the middle and lower third of the oven. Preheat to 400ºF (200ºC).

2. Place bacon in a single layer in the center of a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake on the lower rack until golden brown and crispy, 12 to 16 minutes. Remove bacon to a paper towel-lined plate, leaving any fat on the sheet. Cut bacon into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces and set aside.

3. Toss gnocchi in bacon fat on the sheet and then arrange in a single layer. Place tomatoes on the baking sheet around the gnocchi. Bake on the middle rack until gnocchi is lightly browned and heated through, and tomatoes have burst, 30 to 32 minutes.

4. Stir spinach, 2 tbsp (30 mL) cheese, chopped bacon, and black pepper into the gnocchi mixture on the baking sheet until combined and spinach is slightly wilted. Divide between 2 bowls and sprinkle with the remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) cheese.

Tip: For a finishing touch, try drizzling with PC® Black Label Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena before serving.


This one-pan cauliflower gnocchi recipe is a testament to the culinary magic that can be achieved with minimal effort. Enjoy the delightful blend of flavors and textures, and make your dining experience effortlessly gourmet with PC® Cauliflower Gnocchi with Double-Smoked Bacon.


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