Pork Tenderloin Over Three Cheese Gnocchi

Kita never fails to give us meals that exemplify fall in a skillet! Her Roasted Onion, Garlic and Bell Pepper Pork Tenderloin over Three Cheese Gnocchi is no different. With delicious warm flavors and pasta underneath, this dish is bound to warm everyone up at the dinner table.

As temperatures are cooling down, everyone’s kitchens are heating up in preparation for the holiday craziness. AdapTable Meals is here to help simply things in your kitchen. When family members are coming into town, no need to over-complicate meals and stress yourself out! This one-skillet meal can be whipped up in under 30 minutes, with six servings, or pick up two pork tenderloins and feed 12!

Find Kita’s recipe below to bring this meal into your oven:


  • 1 tbsp canola oil

  • 1 1lbs pork tenderloin

  • 1/2 onion chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 12oz pack frozen gnocchi

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

  • 1/4 cup asiago cheese

  • 10 oz fresh spinach

  • 4 oz bacon cooked and chopped

  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese


Preheat the oven

  • Set the oven to 375 degrees while you ready everything for this dish.

  • Preheat the skillet over medium heat.

  • Add the oil to the pan and swirl to coat.

  • Add the pork tenderloin and sear on all sides, about 2 minutes a side.

  • Remove from heat and set aside.

Sauté onions

  • Add the remaining oil to the pan and swirl to coat.

  • Add the onion and sauté 5 minutes until soft.

  • Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds longer.

Fry gnocchi

  • Toss the gnocchi into the pan and fry on all sides, until just golden.

Make cheese sauce

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the heavy cream and mustard.

  • Pour over the gnocchi and sprinkle with the parmesan and asiago cheese.

  • Toss to coat.

Add spinach

  • Fold in the spinach and bacon.


  • Nestle the pork loin back into the pan and sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top.

  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until cheese is melted, and pork reads 140 degrees on an instant read thermometer.

  • Rest for 5 minutes, when the pork reaches 145 degrees, before slicing pork in thin strips on a bias against the grain to serve.

For additional directions on how to cook your Roasted Onion, Garlic and Bell Pepper Pork Tenderloin, click here. We can’t wait to see how your family makes this dish.

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