12 Best Vegan Gnocchi Recipes You Need To Try

I know exactly what it’s like!

You try out just about every vegan pasta recipe you can find, you try out just about every vegan potato recipe you can find, you try out, and you try out just about every vegan rice dish you can find – and then you get bored.

12 Best Vegan Gnocchi Recipes You Need To Try

But, if you’re living a busy life, or doing a lot of cardio exercise, you still need to get a decent carb intake for your energy levels. 

So the question is, what other carb-based foods can you have on the vegan diet? 

Well, I believe I have the answer! Why not start checking out vegan gnocchi recipes?

Technically, gnocchi is usually considered a pasta, but taste and texture-wise, it’s more like a potato. And it’s yummy – the perfect comfort food!

I’ve been doing my homework, scouring the internet for the best vegan gnocchi recipes out there, and testing them out, and I can’t wait to share them with you!

Get those taste buds ready, because here we go!

1. Tuscan Vegan Gnocchi Recipe From Nora Cooks

Let’s kick things off with a great start!

This Tuscan vegan gnocchi dish has a wonderful variety of textures and flavors thanks to ingredients such as pillowy soft gnocchi, combined with vegan sausage, in a flavorful creamy garlic sauce with fresh spinach and sun dried tomatoes.

It’s also got coconut milk, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, fresh basil leaves, and vegan Parmesan cheese.

It’s ready to eat in as little as 20 minutes, making it the perfect dish for a busy weeknight.

It may be relatively high in calories, but as far as I’m concerned, it’s 100% worth it! 

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

2. Vegan Gnocchi With Creamy Lemon Garlic Sauce Recipe From Connoisseurus Veg

I’m so glad I discovered this recipe – I make it on a regular basis, so delicious!

It’s wonderfully rich and creamy, yet at the same time also very citrus and refreshing too.

It features healthy kale, finely chopped shallots, minced garlic, flour, dry white wine, coconut milk, lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper, fresh thyme leaves, and red pepper flakes and vegan Parmesan cheese to serve.

It’s ready to eat in as little as 35 minutes, is packed with energy, and makes a total of 3 servings.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

3. Vegan Gnocchi Mushroom Florentine Recipe From Rabbit And Wolves

Now this is what I call comfort food!

What’s more, this recipe explains how you can make your very own gnocchi from scratch, using potatoes, flour, and salt.

Then for the wonderful mushroom Florentine sauce, there’s baby Bella mushrooms, minced garlic, almond milk, lemon juice, a generous portion of healthy spinach, and salt and pepper to taste.

I recommend baking the potatoes ahead of time, so that it’s quicker to whip up when you want to eat it.

So good for you and delicious too!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

4. Vegan Gnocchi Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe From Short Girl Tall Order

OMG – I think you’re gonna love this recipe. It’s so more-ish and comforting, combining pillowy soft gnocchi together with a delicious creamy tomato sauce.

The ingredients include the likes of fire roasted tomatoes, plant-based milk (ideally oat or soy), chopped red pepper, chili flakes, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste.

It can be ready to eat in as little as a short 20 minutes, so it’s perfect for a busy weeknight.

I love it served with fresh basil leaves as a nice finishing touch.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

5. Crispy Pan-Fried Vegan Gnocchi With Mushrooms And Broccoli

If you ask me, this recipe is nothing short of amazing!

The gnocchi comes out nicely crisp on the outside, yet soft and pillowy on the inside.

There’s no egg or dairy to worry about, and you know that because you’ll be making the gnocchi from scratch.

The link provided will take you to two versions of the recipe, one with sweet potato, and one with white potato.

There’s no boiling required, and you simply sauté the ingredients for a quick dinner.

The recipe yields 4 servings, coming in at just 355 calories each.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

6. Vegan Gnocchi Soup Recipe From Serene Trail

How about using your favorite gnocchi to make a nice soup, like the one in this recipe?

It’s thick and creamy, with soft pillowy gnocchi and fresh vegetables such as onions and carrots, and healthy baby spinach.

There’s also plenty of flavorful seasoning, thanks to ingredients such as garlic, Italian seasoning, dried thyme, and red pepper flakes.

It’s ready to eat in as little as half an hour, and each serving comes to just 239 calories, so you could have it as a starter before your main course.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

7. 3-Ingredient Easy Vegan Gnocchi Recipe From Wow It’s Veggie

One of the most difficult things about going vegan is being able to get hold of so many different ingredients for just one recipe.

But not with this recipe – as the recipe title suggests you only need a total of 3 ingredients to make it, namely potatoes, flour and olive oil.

The link provided will also take you to a recipe for a white wine sauce to enjoy over the gnocchi, made up of white wine, minced garlic, chopped and toasted walnuts, chopped mushrooms, and red onion.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

8. Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Gnocchi Recipe From One Green Planet

Now, this is a great recipe for combating vegan cooking boredom! It’s fun to make and is super unique.

You can make this eye-catching, vibrant gnocchi yourself, with very few, easy to source ingredients, including purple sweet potato, wheat flour, and a pinch each of salt, nutmeg, and black pepper.

It’s 100% dairy-free and vegan, and also happens to be low in fat at the same time. 

It’s super easy to make and doesn’t take very long at all. And if you’re anything like me, you’ll be making it again and again!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

9. Crispy And Soft Veggie Gnocchi With Spinach And Garlic Sauce Recipe From One Green Planet

When I first tasted this, I knew it was going to make my shortlist – it’s divine!

First you make the gnocchi, using the likes of sweet potato, fresh spinach, almond meal, arrowroot powder, garlic powder, and Himalayan pink salt.

And once the gnocchi is ready, you can make the accompanying tomato sauce, made up of fresh tomatoes, garlic cloves, white wine, and fresh basil leaves.

It’s a great way of getting a good carb intake, but at the same time there’s no refined sugar.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

10. Creamy Baked Vegan Gnocchi Recipe From This Savory Vegan

If you ask me, this is comfort food at its best – creamy, saucy, and tasty as can be!

It features a generous helping of healthy chopped wilted kale, chunky yet pillowy gnocchi, and is made with the likes of vegan butter, garlic cloves, white wine, plant-based milk, vegan bouillon, vegan Parmesan cheese, flour, lemon zest, and salt and pepper to taste.

The recipe yields 4 servings and can be ready to eat in under an hour.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

11. Creamy Pesto Gnocchi Recipe From Nora Cooks

I just love this recipe! It’s smooth, comforting, and absolutely delicious.

You can just use store-bought gnocchi, to make things quick and easy. The gnocchi comes out wonderfully tender, and there are layers of flavor in the delightfully creamy pesto sauce.

The basil pesto is made up of pine nuts, basil, garlic, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, salt and olive oil.

And you will also need gnocchi, coconut milk, dry white wine, healthy baby spinach, and salt and pepper to taste.

I love it served with a sprinkle of vegan Parmesan cheese.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

12. Vegan Baked Gnocchi With Arrabiata Recipe From The Curious Chickpea

And now let’s go out with a bang, with this scrumptious baked gnocchi with Arrabiata!

You get wonderfully fluffy gnocchi in a spicy homemade arrabiata sauce, all topped with a quick vegan mozzarella sauce.

You bake it until it’s steamy and bubbly, with lovely crispy edges and golden top.

The tomato and basil flavors make for a tasty contrast against the nut-based “mozzarella cheese” sauce.

The recipe makes up to 8 servings, so it’s perfect for hosting dinner parties.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

Wrap Up

I hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through my shortlist of top 12 vegan gnocchi recipes, but more so, I hope you’ve spotted one or two to try out, and that you enjoy them as much as I do. Bon appétit! 

Kimberly Kidd
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