Recipe Tip: Italian Classic: Strangolapreti - Falstaff
Top Recipe. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Strangolapreti is a traditional Italian gnocchi made with budget-friendly bread and spinach.
- 1 kgstale white bread
- 500 gspinach
- 100 gparmesan cheese
- 100 gbutter
- olive oil
- 500 mlmilk
Step 1Cut the bread into cubes and soak in lukewarm milk for 3 hours.
Step 2Steam the spinach for around 2 minutes, chop and toss lightly in butter and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Step 3Add the grated parmesan cheese, eggs, salt and bread. Mix everything well with a wooden spoon and, if the mixture is too thin, add some breadcrumbs.
Step 4Shape the mix into the desired form (balls, spoon shape or gnocchi-like) and place in boiling salted water for around 5-7 minutes
Step 5When the dumplings float to the surface, take them out of the pan with a slotted spoon.
Step 6Serve with plenty of parmesan cheese and foaming hot butter that has been infused with sage.