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Italian Sheet Pan Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi Recipe

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This cauliflower gnocchi Trader Joe’s recipe is just the type of easy Trader Joe’s recipes I love to create! We’ve created a balanced, satisfying meal with just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time.

Italian flavors work well with this cauliflower gnocchi recipe, but feel free to switch up the chicken sausage and veggies if you like!

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How to Make Sheet Pan Cauliflower Gnocchi Recipe:

Most recipes for Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi call for baking or air-frying as the package instructions of boiling, leave the frozen cauliflower gnocchi gummy and soggy.

In this sheet pan cauliflower gnocchi Trader Joe’s recipe, we’re roasting the gnocchi to get it as crispy as we can. Crispy cauliflower gnocchi is the best! Here’s how to make it:

  • Prep ingredients. Slice peppers, slice sausages, and wash tomatoes.
  • Prep sausage and veggies. Pile the peppers, tomatoes, and chicken sausage in the center of a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
chicken sausage, peppers, and tomatoes on a sheet pan
  • Prep gnocchi. In this cauliflower gnocchi Trader Joe’s recipe, we’re roasting the gnocchi so that it gets crispy. Toss the gnocchi with olive oil and spread out in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi recipe on a sheet pan
  • Bake gnocchi, veggies, and chicken sausage. Toss half-way through cooking time.

How to Store Leftover Cauliflower Gnocchi Trader Joe’s Recipe:

Store any leftover Italian cauliflower gnocchi Trader Joe’s recipe in the refrigerator.

Reheat in the microwave, or a 375 degree F oven for best results.

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Easy Trader Joe's sheet pan dinner on a plate with Parmesan

Italian Sheet Pan Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Sheet Pan
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This simple sheetpan cauliflower gnocchi Trader Joe’s recipe uses just 5 ingredients and takes 5 minutes to prep! Healthy + delicious!


Ingredients

  • 2 packages cauliflower gnocchi 
  • 3 bell peppers 
  • 8 oz. grape tomatoes 
  • 12 oz. chicken sausage (Sun-Dried Tomato or Italian)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • black pepper
  • red pepper flakes
  • grated Parmesan cheese
     

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Prep ingredients:
    Slice peppers into 1 inch pieces. 
    Slice sausages into 1 inch slices. 
     
  3. Pile the peppers, tomatoes, and chicken sausage in the center of a sheet pan and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and spread everything out into a single layer. 
     
  4. Pile the cauliflower gnocchi in the center of a separate baking sheet lined with parchment paper and drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Spread into a single layer. 
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until veggies are soft and gnocchi is golden brown. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes if desired. 


Notes

  • I broiled the cauliflower gnocchi for a few minutes to give it a little color. 
  • Store in the refrigerator for 3-4 days, microwave until heated through. 

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