Burnt Sage Butter Sauce for Gnocchi

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by tinaki99

Very quick and easy to make to accompany my (homemade) gnocchi recipe. To serve, divide gnocchi among bowls, spooning over burnt butter sauce. Sprinkle with 1 cup (80g) grated/shaved parmesan cheese (optional).

Top Review by Irish Rose

Wow! These were very good and very rich! It was the first time I had ever had gnocchi without a red sauce. I used sage leaves from my garden. I followed the instructions exactly and added shaved parmesan to the finished dish. We would probably have more often, but I don't think our old arteries could take it.


  1. Cook chopped butter until melted in a large frying pan, then add sage leaves. Cook butter and sage leaves, swirling pan often, for 4-5min or until sage leaves are crisp and butter deep nut-brown colour. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Add gnocchi to frying pan and toss to coat in burnt sage butter.

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