Spinach And Potato Gnocchi

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Dec. 18, 2010


Potatoes 3 Large , peeled and quartered
Egg whites 2 , lightly beaten
Semolina 170 Gram (1 Cup)
Spinach 250 Gram , shredded and cooked
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
For sauce
Chicken stock 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
Dry white wine 3 Tablespoon
Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
French mustard 1 Teaspoon
Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
Polyunsaturated mayonnaise 2 Teaspoon
Mixed dried herbs 1 Teaspoon
Cornflour 2 Tablespoon , blended with 1/2 cup /125 milliliter water
Water 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup, Required For Blending The Corn Flour)


1.Boil, steam or microwave potatoes.

Drain well and mash.

Add egg whites, semolina, spinach and pepper; mix to combine.

Set aside to cool completely.

2.Turn out on a lightly floured board and knead briefly.

Break off portions and roll into a sausage 1 cm diameter.

Cut into 3 cm pieces.

Press each piece lightly with a fork.

Drop into a large saucepan of boiling water.

Cook for 5 minutes or until gnocchi rises to the surface.

Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.

3.To make sauce, bring stock, wine and evaporated milk to the boil.

Mix in mustard, cheese, mayonnaise and herbs.

Stir in cornflour mixture and bring back to the boil, stirring constantly.

Simmer for 5 minutes and season to taste with pepper.

To serve, place gnocchi on a warm serving plate, spoon over sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2382Calories from Fat 460

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 26 g130%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2445 mg101.88%

Total Carbohydrates 372 g124%

Dietary Fiber 32 g128%

Sugars 41 g

Protein 109 g218%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet