Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi Recipe: Indulge in Creamy Comfort

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Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi is a delightful frozen meal that combines toothsome gnocchi with a rich and dreamy gorgonzola cream sauce.

It’s a budget-friendly Italian restaurant-quality dish that’s ready in just five minutes.


Whether you’re a busy weeknight cook or a lazy foodie, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings.


1 bag (1 lb / 450 g) Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi

2 cups baby spinach or 1 bag frozen broccoli (optional, for added veggies)

Shredded rotisserie chicken, cooked shrimp, or crispy mushrooms (optional, for protein)

1/2 cup whole milk (to thin out the sauce if adding extra ingredients)

Extra gorgonzola or Parmesan cheese (optional, for flavor)


Stove or microwave for heating the gnocchi

Skillet or frying pan (if adding protein or veggies)


Cook the Gnocchi:

Follow the package instructions to cook the Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi until heated through. Set aside.

Add Veggies and Protein (Optional):

Mix in either an entire bag of baby spinach or a bag of frozen broccoli to bulk up the dish and add green veggies.

Toss in shredded rotisserie chicken, cooked shrimp, or crispy mushrooms if desired.

Thin Out the Sauce:

If you’ve added extra ingredients, pour in 1/2 cup of whole milk to thin and spread out the gorgonzola sauce.

A little extra gorgonzola or Parmesan wouldn’t hurt either to enhance the flavor.

Serve and Enjoy:

Plate the creamy gorgonzola gnocchi and garnish with extra cheese if desired.

Indulge in the comfort of this homemade-like dish!

Nutritional Facts (per serving):

Calories: Approximately 400 (without added ingredients)

Protein: Varies based on added protein

Carbohydrates: Varies based on added veggies

Fat: Varies based on added ingredients

Health Benefits

Calcium and Flavor: Gorgonzola cheese provides calcium and a bold, complex flavor.

Leafy Greens: If you add spinach or broccoli, you’ll benefit from vitamins and minerals.

Protein Boost: Rotisserie chicken or shrimp adds protein for muscle repair and energy.


Can I freeze leftovers?

While it’s best enjoyed fresh, you can freeze any remaining gorgonzola gnocchi (minus the veggies) for up to a month.

How many servings does the bag claim?

The bag claims it serves three (with 1-cup servings), but it can be adjusted based on your appetite and added ingredients.

Can I use oat milk instead of whole milk?

Stick to whole milk for the creamiest results.

What other veggies can I add?

Try shaved Brussels sprouts or sautéed kale for variety.

Is it really as good as homemade?

Shhh… it’s from Trader Joe’s, but you can fool people into thinking it’s homemade! 🤫

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