Home Made Potato Gnocchi

    1 hour 15 minutes

    Gnocchi are delightful comfort food and not hard to make. Serve tossed with garlic butter, basil pesto or whatever you fancy.

    20 people made this

    Makes: 72 gnocchi approximately

    • 700g floury potatoes
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Boil unpeeled potatoes until tender, about 25-35 minutes. Test with a fork. Drain. When cool enough to handle, peel and press through a potato ricer, or use a potato masher. Spread onto a baking tray and let cool.
    2. Work potatoes with salt, egg, flour and nutmeg to form a dough. Form into two rolls about 1cm in diameter. Cut each roll into 3cm pieces. Form each piece into oval gnocchi and press gently with the prongs of a fork.
    3. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Reduce the heat so the water is just simmering. Cook gnocchi in simmering water until they float. Remove and drain well.

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    Great simple recipe, didn't need quite two cups of flour. Made heaps to feed four.  -  13 Jul 2013