Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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Gnocchi Ingredients

  • 3 each Sweet Potatoes, medium size
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Nutmeg
  • 2 T. Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1 each Egg
  • ¾ c. Flour, all purpose
  • ½ c. Whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. Olive oil

Gnocchi Preparation

  1. Bake sweet potatoes until fork tender
  2. When potatoes are baked, cut in half and scoop center out of potatoes into a mixing bowl.
  3. Then add salt, nutmeg, and cheese to semi cooled potatoes.
  4. Mash potatoes with potato masher or hand mixer.
  5. Then mix in the egg and ¾ cup of the all-purpose flour.
  6. Knead the dough, adding the whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon at a time.
  7. Knead the dough until smooth.
  8. Dough will be slightly sticky.
  9. Put on a medium pot of boiling water.
  10. Let the dough rest for about five minutes.
  11. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces.
  12. On a lightly floured surface, using the palms of your hands, roll the 6 pieces out into ropes, keeping them at least an inch thick.
  13. Then cut the ropes into 1 inch thick pieces, about 8 per rope.
  14. Place gnocchi in boiling water, and cook until tender. Be sure to stir around a little bit, so gnocchi does not stick to each other.
  15. Then place strained gnocchi on baking sheet. Repeat until all gnocchi is cooked.
  16. Heat large sauté pan with olive oil.
  17. Once pan is hot, sauté the gnocchi until heated through and the gnocchi turn a light brown color.
  18. Serve with your favorite sauce.

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size: About ½ cup
Calories: 130
Fat: 1.5

Recipe courtesy of H3Daily

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