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Gnocchi pollo fagioli verdi

This dish to have on a cold day, the cream and gnocchi warm you up beautifully. Also the green beans give a refreshing crunch to the meal.


  • 200g Chicken breast

  • 80g Green beans

  • 400g Gnocchi

  • 200ml Thickened Cream

  • 40g Flaked almonds

  • 25g butter

  • 1 Clove of garlic

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Some grated parmesan to served


  • 1.

    Dice the chicken breast into about 1 inch pieces then fry or roast the chicken breast.

  • 2.

    Start by heating a pan once hot dry roast the almonds then place on the side.

  • 3.

    Next in the pan put the butter and the garlic then after about 1 minute add the cream in.

  • 4.

    Have a pot of boiling salted water, blanch the green beans in it for about 1 minute then remove and add them into the sauce.

  • 5.

    Then put the gnocchi into the boiling water and wait for them to rise to the top of the water, this is how you know they're cooked.

  • 6.

    Once gnocchi is cooked add the sauce and toss through taste and season with salt and pepper.

  • 7.

    To sever place Gnocchi and sauce in a bowl and sprinkle the roasted almond on the top and grate some fresh parmesan.


With the green beans you can either leave them whole or cut them in half, personally i like to cut them in half because they are mouth size pieces.

If you like a bit of heat cook some chilli with the garlic at the start of the cooking process.

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