This simple sage butter sauce makes store-bought gnocchi taste amazing!

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Serves 4

1 pack ready-made gnocchi



Sage Butter:

2 cloves garlic

¾ stick butter

12 fresh sage leaves

freshly ground pepper, to taste


To Serve:

1 cup freshly ground Parmesan or pecorino cheese

2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

  1. Cook the gnocchi according to the instructions on the packet.
  2. To make the sauce, first peel and thinly slice the garlic.
  3. Fry the garlic in butter on medium heat until it is tender.
  4. Add the sage leaves and continue to fry for around 30 seconds or until the leaves turn crispy.
  5. Toss the gnocchi with the sage butter and half the grated cheese.
  6. Divide the gnocchi onto 4 plates.
  7. Sprinkle the gnocchi with freshly ground pepper, the rest of the cheese, and the toasted pine nuts.
  8. Serve as is or with a fresh green salad.


You can use this sage butter on any pasta you like!

Photography by Food+styling by Sanna Kekalainen | Photography by Reetta Pasanen

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