1pound Italian sausage cooked, and sliced into 1/4 inch rounds
Cook Italian sausage fully and slice into quarter inch rounds.
Cook gnocchi is a large pot of salted boiling water. Cook according to package directions, fresh gnocchi takes only a moment to cook. Remove cooked gnocchi from boiling water and strain. Do not rinse.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large skillet add butter place skillet over medium heat. When the butter has melted and just begins to bubble add heavy cream, stir until the cream has blended and is warm. When the cream is warm add cheese and nutmeg. Turn up the heat just a little more. Stir until the sauce thickens. Place gnocchi in a 13 by 9-inch pan. Add sliced sausage to pan.
Pour Alfredo sauce over gnocchi and sausage. Place pan in the hot oven. Heat for about 10 to 15 minutes. If desired, you can brown the top by turning the often onto broil. It may take just a moment or two for the top to turn brown. Serve immediately. Please note, this recipe is best eaten in one sitting.