Cheesy Gnocchi Casserole with Ham and Peas

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 onion, chopped

One 8-ounce piece deli ham, diced

1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth

One 17.5-ounce package potato gnocchi

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

1/4 cup heavy cream

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cup shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat the broiler to high heat. 
  2. Melt the butter in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the ham and thyme and continue to cook until the ham is lightly browned. 
  3. Add the chicken broth and 3/4 cup water and bring to a simmer. Add the gnocchi, stir well, cover and cook until the gnocchi is slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat. Uncover and stir in the peas, cream, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Sprinkle the cheese over the top and broil until golden and bubbly, about 3 minutes. Serve.
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