Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Source : Bring Water To A Boil And Add Whole Unpeeled Russet Potatoes Cooking Time Will Vary Depending On Size Of Potatoes Approximately 20 Minutes Meanwhile ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : May 27, 2022

Step:

  1. Bring water to a boil and add whole unpeeled russet potatoes. Cooking time will vary depending on size of potatoes. (approximately 20 minutes)

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  2. Meanwhile, reheat the sweet potatoes.(Slice in half if whole to release as much moisture as possible). Peel and mash the sweet potatoes.

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  3. Drain russet potatoes. Remove skins and mash well.

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  4. Mix all the mashed potatoes.

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  5. Allow to cool, then sift flour over.

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  6. Make a well in the center deep enough to hold the egg. Whisk egg.

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  7. Add the egg, salt and nutmeg, if desired.

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  8. Using the fork, continue to mix. Use your hands and kneed just until incorporated as too much kneading will make the gnocchi heavy.

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  9. Cover with plastic wrap.

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  10. Cut off a section at a time and roll into a rope.

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  11. Then cut off squares.

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  12. Using the back of a cheese grater or fork tines, press and roll.

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  13. Some additional flour may be necessary depending on the moister still left in the sweet potato, but try to use as little as possible- just enough to form the shape and toss on kitchen towel.

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  14. Boil in salted water until the gnocchi float to the top! (2 to 3 minutes) and serve with your favorite sauce.

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  15. Adding sauce: Pour some sauce int he serving bowl.

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  16. Add gnocchi as float to top.

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  17. Repeat, adding sauce as you add gnocchi.

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  18. Serve with tomato sauce and freshly grated cheese and basil, or simple with olive oil and parmesan cheese

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  19. Freezing for later use: Remove from towel and place on tray in freezer (about 3 hours). Remove from tray and store. Use within 4 to 6 weeks. *Italian variation: 1 kilo potatoes, 300 grams flour, one egg yolk. potatoes are put through a potato ricer before combining with flour.

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Ingredients

  1. 4 lb russet (4 to 5) and 2 baked sweet potatoes
  2. 1 egg
  3. 3 cup all purpose flour
  4. 1 tsp nutmeg
  5. 1/2 tsp salt (optional)

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