Recipe Tip: Nettle Gnocchi - Falstaff

Recipe Tip: Nettle Gnocchi - Falstaff

Top Recipe for 4 Persons by Constantin Fischer. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Constantin Fischer presents his version of a springtime pasta - nettle gnocchi with asparagus and strawberries.



    1. Step 1

      Peel potatoes and boil in salted water for approx. 25 minutes until soft, strain and let dry.
    2. Step 2

      Finely chop nettle and sorrel. Then mash the potatoes and knead together with the egg, flour, nettle, sorrel and a little salt into a dough.
    3. Step 3

      Form rolls approx. 1.5 cm thick from the dough and cut them into gnocchi-sized pieces. Always dust with flour.
    4. Step 4

      Cook gnocchi in well-salted, simmering water until they float on top. Strain and pour into a bowl.
    5. Step 5

      Remove the stalk from the strawberries, cut them into small cubes and place them in a bowl. Add a little grated orange peel, grated tonka bean, salt, pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Mix gently.
    6. Step 6

      Cut off the ends of the asparagus and peel the stalks. Then cut diagonally into thin slices and fry them in a pan with a little peanut oil. Deglaze with white wine. Add the soup/stock powder, cinnamon stick and star anise and bring to the boil briefly. Then add the spinach and leave to infuse for a few minutes.
    7. Step 7

      To serve, shave a little Parmesan over the dish. Photos of the preparation in the picture gallery.
    8. Step 8

      Dumplings of Butternut Squash with Mushrooms The homemade gnocchi are combined with the treasures collected from the forest. Dumplings
    9. Step 9

      Spinach Gnocchi with Bacon and Tomato Sauce This colourful gnocchi recipe will please spinach lovers – and those who like a bit of bacon with their vegetables. Dumplings
    10. Step 10

      Pasta: Felicetti with Spinach and Speck In a small mountain village in the Dolomites, allegedly the “finest pasta in the world” is produced, which Constantin Fischer uses in this dish. Pasta
    11. Step 11

      Dumplings of Pumpkin and Ricotta - Gnocchi di Zucca e Ricotta The ricotta makes these little bundles of joy perfectly velvety-soft, the pumpkin provides aroma and a gorgeous colour. Don't skimp on the butter and sage! Dumplings
    12. Step 12

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