Baked Gnocchi Alfredo Is a Delicious Spin on Pasta Night

Move over, ! One taste of this baked gnocchi alfredo and it's sure to become the your family craves most. A good  can fill bellies and warm souls and this cheesy casserole is no exception. It would be a welcome addition to any  menu, and it bakes, start to finish, in under 1 hour—perfect for a . Serve this alongside a colorful for a fulfilling vegetarian meal, or fold in a cup of cooked chicken or a few crumbled pieces of bacon. You really can't go wrong! Bonus: The leftovers (if you have any) are just as delicious!

Should you cook gnocchi before baking it?

Nope! There's no need to boil the gnocchi before assembling the casserole. It goes straight from the package, into the sauce, then it all gets baked together in the oven. That's what makes this so easy!

What kind of cheese do you use for baked gnocchi alfredo?

This has lots of parmesan and fontina for optimum cheesiness! The fontina melts beautifully to give it that rich, creamy texture, while parmesan gives the dish its classic Alfredo bite. If you can't find fontina, look for monterey jack cheese. It works just as well.