Cheesy, Easy, One-Pan Gnocchi: The Perfect Camping Meal

Cheesy, Easy, One-Pan Gnocchi: The Perfect Camping Meal

Spice up your next camping trip with this easy and delicious one-pan cheesy gnocchi recipe. With just a few simple ingredients and a single pan, you can cook up a hearty and flavorful meal that's perfect for the outdoors. 

Plus, it's super easy to prepare and clean up, leaving you with more time to explore and enjoy nature. So why settle for bland camping food when you can indulge in this tasty one-pan gnocchi recipe?


  • 5 - 6 mushrooms
  • 1 pack (5-6 thin slices) bacon
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil (for frying)
  • 1 cup cooking cream
  • Melting cheese
  • 4-5 pieces of spreadable cheese
  • 300 ml water
  • Gnocchi
  • Black pepper to taste

Ingredients for cheese gnocchi


Step 1: Prep the ingredients

Peel and mince the garlic cloves. Clean and cut the mushrooms into thin slices. Cut the bacon slices into small pieces. Set aside the spreadable cheese.

Step 2: Fry the garlic and mushrooms

Place a hot pan on the stove and add olive oil. Add the minced garlic and fry for a few seconds until it gets a nice brown color. Then, add the sliced mushrooms and fry for a few more minutes until they are tender.

Step 3: Add the bacon

Add the cut bacon to the pan and fry until it turns crispy and gets a nice brown color.

Step 4: Add the cream and spreadable cheese

Pour the cooking cream into the pan and add the spreadable cheese. Cook until the cheese has melted.

Step 5: Add the water and gnocchi

Pour in the water and add the gnocchi to the pan. Cook the gnocchi according to the instructions on the pack.

Step 6: Melt the cheese

When the gnocchi is soft, add the slices of cheese on top. Cook until the cheese has melted.

Step 7: Serve and enjoy

Take the pan off the heat and sprinkle some black pepper on top. Your one-pan gnocchi is ready to be served. Enjoy!

one-pan gnocchi

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Can I use a different type of cheese?

Fear not, for this dish is incredibly versatile and can accommodate any type of cheese you prefer. Feel free to experiment with different flavors to find the perfect pairing for your taste buds.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

While this dish is best enjoyed fresh, you can save time by prepping some of the ingredients in advance. Slice up your bacon and mushrooms and store them in an airtight container in your cooler until you're ready to cook. This way, you can spend less time chopping and more time enjoying the great outdoors with your fellow adventurers. Happy camping!

Can I add other ingredients to this recipe?

Of course! This dish is extremely adaptable and you can throw in additional ingredients to make it your own. Whether it's some fresh spinach, juicy cherry tomatoes, or savory cooked chicken, the possibilities are endless. So don't be afraid to get creative and let your culinary imagination run wild!

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