Creamy Bacon and Cheese Gnocchi

I love anything loaded baked potato inspired. Its simple, straightforward and easy. I was really in the mood for loaded potato soup but I really didn’t feel like dealing with a entire pot of soup. Especially since I’m expecting clam chowder in the next couple days. That’s just too much cream based soup for me. So to make this more of a meal I decided on gnocchi for a little more of a entrée feeling apposed to soup. Try it out and let me know what you think!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2lb Bacon
  • 1 Shallot, minced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2Tb butter
  • 3Tb flour
  • 3c Milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 12oz Gnocchi
  • 4 Green Onions, sliced
  • 1/2c Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4c Sour Cream

DIRECTIONS

  • RENDER BACON: Add chopped bacon to cold pan and heat slowly. Cook till bacon is crispy for about 10 minutes. Dispose of all but 1Tb of bacon fat from pan.

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