Recipe Tip: Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Recipe Tip: Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Top Recipe. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Ever tried making gnocchi yourself? Cooking teacher and Julian Kutos shows how to make soft, fluffy gnocchi in his cookbook 'Simply Pasta, Pizza & Co'.



    1. Step 1

      Put the potatoes (unskinned), thyme sprigs and garlic clove in a large pan of cold water and bring to the boil.
    2. Step 2

      Boil the potatoes for 20–30 minutes, depending on their size, until very soft. To check if the potatoes are done, pierce them with a fork. If the tines come away easily, the potatoes are done.
    3. Step 3

      When the potatoes are cooked through, rinse them briefly with cold water and peel them with a knife. Discard the cooking water, garlic clove and thyme.
    4. Step 4

      In the meantime, combine the flour, egg, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl.
    5. Step 5

      Press the potatoes through a potato ricer and into the bowl, mix gently and work into a dough.
    6. Step 6

      Shape the dough into 1 long roll, cut into 1cm pieces and shape into balls.
    7. Step 7

      To cook the shaped gnocchi, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the gnocchi and cook for 1–2 minutes until they float to the surface.
    8. Step 8

      Strain the gnocchi, shaking off excess water, and transfer to a bowl. Pour over the sauce of your sauce and serve.
    9. Step 9

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    10. Step 10

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    11. Step 11

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    12. Step 12

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    13. Step 13

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