Creamy Chorizo & Asparagus Gnocchi


This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner that is both delicious and comforting. The combination of the creamy sauce with the spicy chorizo and fresh asparagus is perfect for this time of year. Enjoy this dish with a glass of wine and a side salad for a complete meal. This recipe serves four people, but it can easily be doubled for larger groups or leftovers.


  • 500g gnocchi
  • 200g chorizo
  • Sliced 200g asparagus trimmed and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 250ml double cream
  • 50g parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Handful of basil


1. Cook the gnocchi according to the package instructions and set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the chorizo, onion, and garlic, and cook until the chorizo is crispy and the onion is soft.

3. Add the chopped asparagus to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, until tender.

4. Pour the double cream into the pan and bring to a simmer.

5. Add the grated parmesan cheese and stir until it has melted and combined with the cream.

6. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.

7. Add the cooked gnocchi to the pan and stir until it is coated with the creamy sauce.

8. Cook the gnocchi in the sauce for 1-2 minutes until heated through.

9. Serve the creamy chorizo and asparagus gnocchi hot and garnish with extra grated parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil.

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