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Easy Sheet Pan Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli Rabe Recipe
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Sheet Pan Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli Rabe

This weeknight dinner is made up of three main components: chicken thighs, gnocchi (which you can find in the pasta aisle at most grocery stores), and broccoli rabe. All three parts cook together in one pan with an extra boost of flavor from lemon and Parmesan cheese!
Course Chicken Recipes
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken and gnocchi, healthy sheet pan meal, sheet pan chicken and gnocchi, sheet pan recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 408kcal


  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs preferably organic
  • 16 ounces gnocchi shelf stable
  • 1 small lemon thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe or broccolini
  • Parmesan shreds for serving (optional)


  • Heat your oven to 450ºF. Line a rimmed sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Add the chicken, gnocchi, and lemon sliced and mix well to coat.
  • Spread the chicken and gnocchi mixture onto your prepared sheet pan in an even layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Stir well, then add the broccoli rabe to the pan. Bake for another 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Top with parmesan, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 513mg | Potassium: 460mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1664IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 7mg