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Potato Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce


There are more than 1000 gnocchi recipe ideas. You may eat them as a snack or serve with your favorite soup or broth broth - very good recipes with broth learn more...! No matter how you serve them, they will literary melt in the mouth!

Today we`ll look at the both gnocchi sauce ideas and the secrets of cooking perfect gnocchi dough!

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
2.25 cups
60 cals
1 pcs
70 cals
0.5 cup
340 cals
to taste
Garlic (for the pesto sauce)
2 cloves
70 cals
Pine nuts
2 tbsp
90 cals
Fresh basil
1 cup
7 cals
Hard cheese
2 tbsp
440 cals
Olive oil
300 ml
135 cals
1 pinch
Total calories in the prepared dish
1212 cals
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  1. Wash potato carefully and boil it without peeling. Than get rid of the thin layer of the skin and rub potato through the sieve.
  2. Fill the hole in this mass of the mashed potato. Add one raw egg and salt. Knead the dough quickly. Slowly add the flour.
  3. Form long thick slices. Cut each one into smaller pieces and flatten each one with the fork, decorating the gnocchi.
  4. Boil water with the salt. Start cooking potato gnocchi in this liquid. When they are lighter than a water, you may take this snack out of the pan.
  5. Now it`s time to mix the pesto sauce. Mash garlic with salt. Add nuts and crush them as well. Add basil leaves. Turn everything into smooth green mass. Finally add grated hard cheese and olive oil!

Serve potato gnocchi with this rich and nutritious pesto sauce. If there are leftovers in the bowl, you may storage them in the jar. Bon Appetite!

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