Truffle Sage Gnocchi

by Cindy Yanasha Angulo in , , ,


I used to think making pasta from scratch was too ambitious - especially since I don't have any pasta extensions to help with the shape. Then I decided to try making gnocchi... so incredibly easy, fast & delicious! Plus you can season it however you want and explore all sauce options!   

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Time: 30-35 mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 brown potatoes, medium to large sized
  • 1.5 - 2 cups all purpose flour depending on the size of your potatoes
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-2 tablespoons truffle oil
  • 1-2 fresh sage leaves
  • Salt/pepper to taste

Recipe:

  1. Peel the potatoes & boil them in lightly salted water until soft & mashable. 
  2. Drain the potatoes & mash them until smooth. Add the flour & egg.
  3. Mix with your hands so the mixture becomes a dough.
  4. Lightly flour a cutting board or table top. Place your ball of dough on the surface & break off a golf ball size.
  5. Roll the dough ball into a log, about 1/2 inch thick. 
  6. Cut 1/2 inch pieces from the log. You can decorate them by lightly flouring the back of a fork & pressing it into the gnocchi to form a design. 
  7. Poach the gnocchi in salted water until the pieces float to the top.
  8. Drizzle the truffle oil on the mixture & sprinkle in pieces of the sage. You can add salt & pepper at this time.. maybe even some fresh thyme! 
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