Quick and Easy Gnocchi Recipe Using Mashed Potatoes
Gnocchi Recipe From Scratch Using Mashed Potatoes
This Italian gnocchi recipe uses mashed potatoes to expedite the process and make the gnocchi from scratch quicker. This is a common gnocchi recipe hack that enables you to cook fresh, delicious Italian Gnocchi in just under 10 minutes.
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Traditional Italian Fresh Gnocchi Recipe Ingredients
Egg – 2
Minced parsley, chopped basil, oregano – 1 tbsp
Mashed potatoes – 3 cups
Extra virgin olive oil – 1 tbsp
Parmesan reggiano cheese – 1/2 cup
Breadcrumbs – 1/2 cup
Potato starch or flour – 1/2 cup
Video of this pesto sauce recipe
In this video, Chef Dan shows the technique to preparing this fresh Italian gnocchi at home using mashed potatoes:
Traditional Italian Gnocchi Recipe Cooking Instructions
Transfer your mashed potatoes to the mixing bowl with one egg.
Begin to slowly mix in the mixer while you are pouring in the spices, olive oil, parmesan and breadcrumbs. Continue to add ingredients in the list above.
Crack and add a second egg (yolk and egg white) to the mixing bowl as it is mixing.
Take out your gnocchi dough mix and place it onto the cutting board.
Roll the gnocchi into strips using your hands.
Cut the long and thin gnocchi dough roll into bite sized pieces.
Press your fork onto the gnocchi to give it the dumpling the traditional incision
Place your potato dumplings in boiling water or vegetable broth.
The gnocchi is ready when it rises to the top and no longer sinks to the bottom of the pot.
Prepare your Gnocchi Mix
Roll your Gnocchi
Boil Your Gnocchi
Enjoy your Italian Gnocchi with pesto sauce or marinara sauce for a meal that will make you feel like you are eating in Southern Italy! Buon appetito!