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Classic Italian Authentic Potato Gnocchi

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This is me (well, my hands, anyway...) preparing gnocchi.
Ingredients
  Potatoes 750 Gram
  Flour 125 Gram
  Egg 1
  Maizena 50 Gram
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Boil and mash the potatoes. Add flour and maizena to the potatoes. Add egg. Add a pinch of nutmeg, salt and black pepper. Mix them well. Add butter. Mix well.
Knead potatoes on a working surface. Roll a long thin sausage. Cut it into small pieces. Shape the gnocchi.
Add a pinch of salt to boiling water. Pour gnocchi into the water. Once the gnocchi starts to float, it is done. Drain on a paper. Use your favorite sauce as an accompaniment.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Servings: 
2
Are you at your wits end trying to get perfect, delicate, light gnocchi? Then this authentic gnocchi recipe by Chef Hermann will help you get started. Now what could be a better way than learn how to make these feather-light potato dumplings from the expert himself? A must-try dish indeed!

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