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Potato Gnocchi

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Ingredients
  Floury potatoes 2 Pound
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Sliced cheese 6 Ounce
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Scrub the skin of the potatoes and cook them in boiling salted water for about 30 minutes till tender.
2) Drain, peel the potatoes.
3) Press potatoes through a ricer into a large bowl.
4) Preheat the oven to 425°.

MAKING
5) Sift the flour and baking powder together, add to the potatoes and mix in with a wooden spoon.
6) Beat in the eggs and seasoning.
7) On a plate, spread the mixture and chill for 2-3 hours till firm.
8) Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil, then reduce heat till simmering.
9) Put teaspoonfuls of the potato mixture into the water and cook for about 4 minutes or till they rise to the surface.
10) With a slotted spoon, remove the potato and keep hot while you cook the rest.
11) In an ovenproof dish, layer cooked dumplings with slices of cheese and butter and sprinkle Parmesan on top.
12) Brown in the oven for 5-10 minutes.

SERVING
13) Sprinkle nutmeg over the potato gnocchi and serve as snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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