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Beetroot Gnocchi With A Butter Sage And Orange Sauce

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Ingredients
For gnocchi
  Floury potatoes 1 Kilogram
  Cooked beetroot 400 Gram, peeled and roughly chopped
  Eggs 2
  Plain flour 300 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
For sauce
  Butter 110 Gram
  Sage leaves 6
  Orange 1 , freshly juiced
  Freshly grated parmesan/Vegetarian alternative 4 Tablespoon
  Oranges 2 , zest finely grated
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a pan having simmering saline water, add potatoes and cook for 15 to 20 min or till tender.
2. Drain off excess water, place in the pan to remove excess moisture, cool and mash thoroughly.
3. Take a food processor, pass beetroot along with eggs to prepare a puree. Strain using a fine sieve.
4. Slightly dust a clean work surface with flour. Add mashed potatoes, rest of the eggs, beetroot and a little salt to the center.
5. Using hands, mix to reach the consistency of a dough.
6. Make dough into pieces and roll into long sausages of 2.5 cm diameter. With a sharp, cut into long pieces of 2 to 3 cm.
7. Take a large pan containing boiling salted water, add gnocchi and cook for 2 to 3 min to allow it to rise it to the surface.
8. Using a slotted spoon, take out and drain.
9. In the meantime, take a frying pan, melt butter along with sage leaves, while allows the latter to infuse for half a minute.
10. Mix in orange juice and season with to prepare the sauce. Mix in drained gnocchi, cook for a minute.
11. Take the pan off from heat and mix in Parmesan cheese.

SERVING
12. Scatter orange zest on top and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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