Asiago and Speck Gnocchi Sauce

Makes enough to sauce 9 dozen gnocchi, about 3 cups


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup minced Speck Alto Adige
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups grated Asiago cheese
  • Grating nutmeg
  • ​Salt to taste


  1. In a non-stick pot, melt butter over medium heat and add Speck; cook 1 minute; add chicken broth and combine well. Slowly stir in cream and cheese; stir until well combined. Add grating of nutmeg and salt to taste.

This recipe was featured on Season 29 - Episode 2903.

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Janet Rzepka

Mary Ann what is speck?


Had to ask the same thing at my Italian market, speck is cured, lightly smoked ham…supposedly not prosciutto.

Helga Powell

You can buy speck from Alto Adige on Amazon

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