Pumpkin Gnocchi with Butter-Sage Sauce

Homemade Pumpkin Gnocchi with a delicate Sage and Butter sauce... perfect for Thanksgiving or any Fall celebration.


Pumpkin Gnocchi with Butter-Sage Sauce

Ingredients

For 2 Person(s)

For the Gnocchi:

  • 1 pound 100% pumpkin paste
  • 2 1/4 cups 00 flour
  • 1 cup Parmigiano cheese and 1 Tbs of Romano cheese
  • 3 tablespoons Amaretto cookies - crushed very fine.
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 sage leaves
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • handful of grated parmigiano cheese
 
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Directions

  1. Make the Gnocchi:
    1. In a large bowl add the eggs and beat them well.
    2. Add the Pumpkin Paste and mix well with the eggs.
    3. Add the salt and the finely crushed Amaretto cookies.
    4. Add the cheese and Mix.
    5. Add the flour and mix well with your hands to form a homogeneous dough.
    6. Spread some flour on a cutting board, cut a piece of dough and roll it into a long thin round strips.
    7. Cut the strip into pieces about 1' long and with two fingers press on each piece and carry it toward yourself in order to form a pocket into each gnocco. Make all your gnocchi sprinkle with flour so that they don't stick with one another and set aside.
  2. Make the Sauce:
    1. Add the butter and the sage. Let it melt and add some broth and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
    2. Add the gnocchi and stir well. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add the cheese. Let the cheese melt and serve.
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