Brown Butter and Sage Sauce


Use this superfast brown butter sauce with classic Potato Gnocchi or a variation such as Carrot-Potato GnocchiGreat Italian Recipes

Brown Butter and Sage Sauce
Photo: Photo by Antonis Achilleos / Food Styling by Ruth Blackburn / Prop Styling by Christina Daley
Total Time:
5 mins
4 to 6


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 10 small sage leaves

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • 1 recipe prepared gnocchi


  1. In a medium skillet, cook the butter with the sage until the butter is fragrant and nutty, about 3 minutes. Add the simmered gnocchi and cook for 1 minute. Sprinkle the gnocchi with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and freshly ground pepper.

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