How To Make Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe - Vapor Solutions Tx

How to make ricotta gnocchi recipe

Light and delicate ricotta gnocchi are a delicious alternative to potato gnocchi and simple to create these light italian dumplings just need flour cheese egg and salt

Ingredient – semolina flour for dusting – 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached allpurpose flour plus more as needed – 1 ¼ cup whole milk milk ricotta – ¼ cup freshly grated parmigianoreggiano cheese plus more for serving – 1 large egg lightly beaten – ¼ teaspoon fine salt – pinch of freshly grated nutmeg optional – pasta sauce like ragu simple tomato sauce or pesto for serving


This may be done the day before making gnocchi place a colander in a bowl or plate with cheesecloth or paper towels place the ricotta in the cheesecloth and twist the ends to fully surround it burst 1 white line

Cover a large rimmed baking sheet with a clean kitchen towel and flour thoroughly mix 1 packed cup of drained ricotta parmigiano eggs salt pepper and nutmeg in a large bowl mix thoroughly burst 2 white line

Cut the dough into 4 equal pieces a clean kitchen towel should cover the remainder after removing one piece sprinkle extra flour on the work area and shape the dough into a fingerthick rope roll leftover dough into ropes burst 3 white line

Make a tiny indentation in each piece of dough by rolling it on a floured fork or gnocchi board with your thumb the groove from your finger and ridges from the fork tines or gnocchi board should be visible when finished burst 4 white line

Let gnocchi sit uncovered for 30 minutes cover with a clean kitchen towel and cook for 2 hours see comments for freezing advice prepare spaghetti sauce nowsalt a big saucepan of boiling water liberally prepare warm sauce burst 5 white line

Put the gnocchi in the boiling water gradually if required cook in batches to minimize pot overload gnocchi will bob to the top in a few minutes before the water boils burst 6 white line

Serve heated spaghetti sauce in bowls skim or slotted spoon the cooked gnocchi into the serving dish and add extra sauce toss gnocchi lightly to coat garnish with parmigiano and serve burst 7 white line

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