Selfmade gnocchi (Image: Getty Photographs/iStockphoto)
Gnocchi is a scrumptious potato dumping, usually served up with the identical kind of sauces as pasta.
It’s truly very easy to make at house and a good way to make use of up any leftover mashed potato.
Not like making pasta, you don’t have to make use of any specific tools.
All you want is potatoes, eggs and flour. This recipe serves two, so you’ll be able to scale it up when you’ve got extra.
The gnocchi freezes rather well and you may simply cook dinner from frozen so it’s nice to have some for a scrumptious meal while you’re brief on time.
Rolling out the gnocchi (Image: Getty Photographs/iStockphoto)
- 250g floury potatoes (both raw or leftover mash)
- 100g flour (you could want barely extra, relying on the dimensions of your egg and moisture within the potatoes)
- One egg
Shaping it with a fork (Image: Getty Photographs/iStockphoto)
- If you’re utilizing potatoes somewhat than leftover mash, begin by boiling them in a pan of salted water for about 10-Quarter-hour till smooth the entire means via. As soon as cooked, take away the skins.
- If in case you have a ricer, apply it to the small gap setting to get the mash as high quality and lump free as doable. Should you don’t have a ricer, an ordinary masher will work however work at it for so long as doable.
- After you have the mash, put somewhat flour on a piece floor, tip the potato onto it and make a nicely within the center. Add the egg to the nicely and somewhat flour.
- Pull the perimeters into the center, slowly mixing all the things collectively. Preserve including flour and mixing along with your arms till it turns into a tough, bouncy dough. You’re aiming for one thing that holds collectively, doesn’t really feel sticky and may be simply formed.
- Divide the dough into two items and roll into an extended cylinder. Slice it into thumbnail sized items. You’ll be able to cook dinner them like this in boiling water or add a sample by rolling alongside a fork, which helps the sauce stick with them.
- As soon as made , you’ll be able to select the right way to cook dinner them or freeze them for later.
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