Maple Gnocchi Crab Pie

Fish and Seafood / Mains / Pescatarian

Maple Gnocchi Crab Pie 3
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4 portions
Metric Imperial


  • 1 cup of gnocchi
  • 3/4 cups of double cream
  • 2 tbs of maple syrup (preferably golden colour for its delicate taste)
  • 2/3 cups of parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp of Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup of crab meat
  • 1/2 cup of Swiss cheese or Gruyère, grated
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Cook the gnocchi in boiling salted water following the instructions on the pack, then drain well.
  2. Heat the double cream in a pan, then stir in the parmesan, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, nutmeg, crushed garlic cloves and lemon zest.
  3. Let it bubble then take off the heat, add the crab meat and gnocchi and mix well.
  4. Pour into a baking dish and sprinkle over the Swiss cheese.
  5. Place under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes until the cheese has melted and the pie is golden and bubbling.

A rich and creamy crab gnocchi dish, enhanced with the natural sweetness of pure Canadian maple syrup. Gnocchi with crab is easy to prepare and makes for a great combination – especially with the rich and decadent addition of double cream, parmesan and Swiss cheese!

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