Italian Gnocchi (Nioki)
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1 Tablespoon|
Boil and mash potatoes with a small amount of milk the day before; cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.
Remove mashed potatoes; add egg, salt and pepper.
Add flour as needed to make a dough.
Knead dough for 5 minutes.
Roll pieces of dough on floured surface into 3/4 inch strips; cut strips into 1/2 inch pieces.
Continue until the dough is finished; place small pieces 1 inch apart on a floured surface.
Boil large pan of salted water.
When fully boiling, add gnocchi, a few at a time.
When they rise to the top, remove with a slotted spoon and place on platter.
Continue to do so with all gnocchi.
To make sauce, melt butter, rosemary and garlic in a small saucepan; strain onto gnocchi.
Add parmesan cheese and serve.
Also can be served with meat sauce.
Calories 326 Calories from Fat 152
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g26.5%
Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 78.5 mg26.2%
Sodium 229.2 mg9.5%
Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.2%
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 7 g13.5%
Vitamin A 10.8% Vitamin C 66.2%
Calcium 7.2% Iron 10.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet