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How to Make Gnocchi

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Minh Q. Dang shows you how to make some homemade gnocchi. Gnocchi is a delicious potato dumpling that can be a great alternative to a traditional pasta. The process is pretty straight forward and once complete will be a very rewarding compliment to your dish. One tool that is necessary for this process is a ricer.
Ingredients
  Butter gold potatoes/Potato 2 Pound
  All-purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Rosemary 10 Gram
  Parmesan reggiano 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Boil potatoes whole and unpeeled until fork tender.
2. Peel the potatoes with a paring knife, and put them through a ricer.

MAKING
3. Place riced potato over the counter top and dwell a well in the center.
4. Add in the eggs and beat with a fork. Add in ¼ cup of flour to the potatoes and knead gently. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
5. Cut the dough into 4 ounce chunks and roll to make rope. Slice the rolls into small diamond shape gnocchi.
6. Roll gnocchi on back of the fork as shown in the video. Set aside for 20 minutes in a floured sheet.
7. Boil water in a pan and add in the salt. Add in the gnocchi and cook until it starts floating over the surface.
8. Take out the gnocchi and place in a bowl filled with ice water.
9. In a pan add in the butter and melt. Stir in gnocchi, garlic, parmesan reggiano and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté all the ingredients.

SERVING
10. Serve Gnocchi with roasted chicken and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 159 Calories from Fat 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.1 mg21%

Sodium 116.1 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 1.5%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

How To Make Gnocchi Recipe Video