Mini gnocchi in a creamy spinach sauce

Gnocchi in a creamy sauce with spinach. ? Probably impossible to find such a person.

Another variation is with spinach in gnocco, and sauce. "Double spinach", so to speak. With a fresh note of lemon zest and tangy flavor of Gorgonzola.

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 500 g of potato crisp varieties
  • 1 egg
  • 150 g flour
  • 100 g of spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan
  • salt
For the sauce:

  • 1 small onion
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 200 g of spinach leaves
  • 200 g cream 23 %
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt
For serving:

  • Gorgonzola cheese

How to prepare:

Boil potatoes until tender, cool, grate. Drive into potatoes egg, along with half the flour.

Spinach leaves (100 g) to sort, wash, pour over boiling water, gently squeeze and chop.

On floured work surface lay out the potato mixture, then add the chopped spinach, salt and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Knead elastic dough, adding remaining flour rule. The dough should not be rigid and should not strongly stick to the hands.

On floured Board roll out the dough with a layer of 1 cm. Cut it into strips 1 cm thick, molded them into sausages. Slice crosswise with a sharp knife into small pieces and shape them into balls. Lay them on a floured Board, cover with cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile to make the sauce. Finely chop the onion and garlic and fry them until transparent in olive oil. Wash spinach and put in pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the leaves settle. Add cream, salt, pepper, add nutmeg. Warm, not boiling. Remove from the heat. Add the grated lemon zest and lemon juice. Leave the sauce in a warm place.


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Boil the gnocchi in plenty of boiling salted water for 2-3 minutes. After surfacing dumplings out with a slotted spoon.

Put the gnocchi in the warm sauce, mix and serve, sprinkled with pieces of Gorgonzola.published


Cook with love ! Bon appetit!



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