Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

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Traditional macaroni cheese with a twist – this one will definitely become a family favourite!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time35 minutes


  • 30 ml Margarine
  • 1 Onion, finely diced
  • 2 Cloves crushed garlic
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 1 sachet KNORR Creamy Cheese Sauce
  • 500 g Fresh Italian potato gnocchi
  • 5 ml Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of Robertsons Nutmeg
  • Cheddar cheese, grated for topping
  • 2 Tomatoes, sliced
  • Robertsons Black Pepper


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Fill a 3 litre pot with salted water and bring to the boil.
  • When boiling add the potato gnocchi.
  • After a few minutes the gnocchi will start to float to the surface of the pot.
  • Using a slotted spoon remove the gnocchi from the boiling water and set aside – the gnocchi is now cooked.
  • Melt margarine in a pan and fry the onion and garlic until soft.
  • Add the milk and stir in the contents of the sachet of KNORR Creamy Cheese Sauce.
  • Add the Dijon mustard and nutmeg and allow to simmer for a 5 minutes or until thick.
  • Add the cooked potato gnocchi and mix well to combine then transfer to an ovenproof casserole dish.
  • Top with grated cheddar cheese, sliced tomatoes and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Place in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden brown on top.
  • Serve with a fresh garden salad.