Cheese and Spinach Gnocchi Recipe

Cheese and Spinach Gnocchi Recipes

Ingredients :




1/3 cup


6 tbsp

1/2 cup

spinach leaves

butter or margarine, melted

ricotta cheese

grated Parmesan cheese

egg yolks, beaten

plain flour

fresh tomato sauce

freshly ground black pepper

pinch nutmeg

extra grated Parmesan for dressing

Method :

  1. Wash spinach.

  2. Remove stalks and veins, chop roughly.

  3. Cook for 3 minutes in half the melted butte, shake pan to prevent sticking.

  4. All liquid should evaporate.

  5. Cool and combine with ricotta and Parmesan cheese.

  6. Add beaten egg yolks, flour and seasonings.

  7. Process until smooth in a food processor, chill for 30 minutes.

  8. Prepare gnocchi by using 2 tsp to form mixture into small egg-shapes.

  9. Roll shapes lightly in flour.

  10. Cook gnocchi a few at a time in simmering salt water for 12 minutes.

  11. Gnocchi will float when cooked.

  12. Make sure they do not stick to each other.

  13. Remove with a slotted spoon, place them into a shallow casserole brushed with melted butter.

  14. Pour over tomato sauce, dust with extra Parmesan cheese.

  15. Bake in a moderately hot oven 190C (375F) for 15 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.

Serve 6

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