Nonna's Potato Gnocchi

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Nonna's Potato Gnocchi: So simple to make and can be served with any sauce you like!


Nonna's Potato Gnocchi

Ingredients

For 3 Person(s)

For the Gnocchi:

  • 2 pounds fresh mashed potatoes
  • 1 pound fine semolina flour or as much as the potatoes will absorb
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Get your Gnocchi Board HERE
 
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Directions

  1. Boil the potatoes and mash them when they are still hot.
  2. Put them aside and let them cool off
  3. In a large bowl beat the egg, add  the potatoes, the flour and the salt.
  4. \Mix very well until you have a firm ball of dough.  If the dough is still soft, add more flour until you have a firm consistency.
  5. Wrap the ball of dough in plastic paper and let it sit for about 30 mins.
  6. With the Nonna Knife, cut a piece of dough, roll it into a strip about 1/2" tick and cut it into pieces about 3/4" long.
  7. Take each piece of dough put it on a Gnocchi board, if you would like some texture, and with the tip of two of your fingers, roll the dough toward you.
  8. Make all your Gnocchi, boil them in salted water and serve them with your preferred sauce.
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Recipe Notes

PS:  If you do not have a Gnocchi board, to create texture you can use the back of a fork or the back of a cheese grater!

 

Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
The egg is often used and does not compromise the Gnocchi. :) It can also be left out and they are ...
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- rossella rago
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Rosella, with all due respect, my mother always used eggs in her gnocchi and she worked in her aunt'...
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- aplanera
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
My father was a cook , and has taught me how to make gnocchi as stated in this recipe above with an ...
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- Mariam1
1
Thursday, 08 September 2016
sorry real italian gnocchi are made without egg, but only flour and potatoes and you just the amount...
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- elvy60
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Looks simple and tasty will try - Aracelis
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
My Nunun didn't make with egg and we use only Idaho potatoes because they are dry. They are riced an...
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- txsandy


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