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Homemade Gnocchi


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (30m prep + 5m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Gnocchi recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, flour, beaten egg, and salt. Mix until a dough forms.
  2. 2.Transfer the dough onto a floured surface and knead gently until smooth.
  3. 3.Divide the dough into smaller portions and roll each portion into a long rope, about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. 4.Cut the ropes into small pieces, about 1 inch long.
  5. 5.Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the gnocchi and cook until they float to the surface, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. 6.Remove the cooked gnocchi from the pot using a slotted spoon and transfer them to a serving dish.
  7. 7.Drizzle the melted butter over the gnocchi and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil.
  8. 8.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightUse starchy potatoes like Russet or Yukon Gold for the best texture.
  • chevron_rightBe careful not to overwork the dough, as it can make the gnocchi tough.
  • chevron_rightTo freeze the gnocchi, place them in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze until solid. Transfer to a freezer bag and store for up to 3 months.
  • chevron_rightExperiment with different sauces and toppings to customize your gnocchi.