Recipe: Homemade Gnocchi

Recipe: Homemade Gnocchi | ecogreenlove

First time I made Gnocchi, I actually thought it was more complicated but it went well, you can use leftover mashed potatoes. If you happen to try this, let me know how it went!

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Gnocchi from scratch

  • Servings: 5-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1kg Potatoes
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 150g Flour
  • 50g approx Unsalted Butter
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 100g Emmentaler  or any other cheese
  • 50g Parmesan or Gouda cheese
  • Sage or any herb of your choice


  1. Put potatoes into pot and cover with water. Bring it to a boil and continue to boil for 10-15 min
  2. Peel off potato skins. Roughly mash the potatoes
  3. Season with salt and pepper and add egg yolks and flour
  4. Mix well with clean hands. Roll into a ball
  5. Slice of a piece, roughly about 1/8 of the ball’s size. Dust work surface with flour and roll the slice into a long rod
  6. Cut up gnocchi into roughly 2cm pieces. Dust with flour to prevent sticking


  1. Preheat oven to the highest temperature, and set to top heat if possible
  2. Bring a pot of water to boil
  3. At the same time, put frying pan over a stove on medium heat. Add butter and sage into the pan
  4. Put in gnocchi into the boiling water, salt water before throwing them in. Roughly 30 seconds cooking time (they will float up once cooked)
  5. Scoop out gnocchi and roughly drain before adding into pan. Add in cheese slices and grate parmesan cheese over gnocchi
  6. Put frying pan into oven to finish, about 5 minutes


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