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Blue bowl filled with gnocchi, shrimp, and vegetables.

Easy Shrimp Gnocchi

Sarah Baade
This shrimp gnocchi has bright, fresh flavors and comes together easily in one pan.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Servings 4


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 16 oz dry gnocchi (shelf stable)
  • 1 medium shallot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large handfulls fresh baby spinach
  • 10 oz small sweet tomatoes, halved
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • optional topping: shredded parmesan cheese


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet, over medium heat. Add gnocchi and cook until it starts to turn golden brown, approximately 7 minutes.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, shallots, and garlic. Cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add spinach, tomatoes, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Cook until spinach is wilted.
  • Push all ingredients to one side of the pan. Add shrimp to other side of the pan, turn shrimp as needed until cooked through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toss shrimp with all other ingredients in the pan. Serve warm, topped with parmesan if desired.
Keyword Easy Shrimp Gnocchi, Gnocchi, One Pan Meal, Shrimp