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Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream, Walnuts and Rocket

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Gnocchi with gorgonzola cream, walnuts and rocket is a Italian dish. While Gnocchi with gorgonzola cream, walnuts and rocket can be made with semolina or flour, this one is made with potatoes. Making Gnocchi is not as difficult as we all think. Give it a try and enjoy with gorgonzola cream and walnuts.
For the gnocchi
  Floury potatoes 750 Gram
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Plain flour 125 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Parmesan cheese 50 Gram, grated
  Water 500 Milliliter
For the gorgonzola cream
  Single cream 250 Milliliter
  Gorgonzola cheese 125 Gram, crumbled
  Grated nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Ground black pepper 1 Pinch
For the garnish
  Chopped walnuts 50 Gram, toast
  Rocket leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Wash and clean the potatoes but to not peel them.
2. Chop the walnuts, set aside.

3. In a large pot pour water and add the potatoes with salt and bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes for 10 minutes.
4. After 10 minutes pour out 4 cm of water and reduce the heat to low and continue to cook the potatoes for additional 20 minutes.
5. Once the potatoes are done peel and mash the potatoes, allow it to cool.
6. In a bowl combine mashed potatoes with little bit of the flour, egg yolks and season with salt and pepper.
7. Mix everything well until all ingredients are well incorporated.
8. Transfer the dough on a worktop and knead it, divide the dough into 4 pieces and then roll each piece for form a log.
9. Once done cut into small pieces and form small balls, dust a fork with flour and score the gnocchi with fork.
10. Place them on a lightly flour dusted baking tray, set aside.
11. In a saucepan pour cream and crumble in blue cheese, bring it to a boil and then simmer until the sauce thickens.
12. Season with pepper and nutmeg to taste.
13. In the meantime toast the walnuts and set aside.
14. In a pot pour water and salt, bring it to a boil, and add the gnocchi in batches.
15. Once the gnocchi floats on the surface then it’s time to remove them.
16. Remove the gnocchi with a slotted spoon and place it on the serving plate.
17. Pour the sauce on top and sprinkle parmesan cheese on top, place it in the oven for few minutes, until golden and bubbly.
18. Once done remove the plate from the oven and garnish the gnocchi with walnuts and rocket leaves.

19. Serve the gnocchi hot.

Things You Will Need
Baking tray

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 646 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.2%

Saturated Fat 17.4 g87%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.6 mg41.2%

Sodium 764.1 mg31.8%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.7%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 22 g43.1%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 19.5%

Calcium 41.8% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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