Potato Gnocchi Recipe


Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient


 Floury potatoes2 Pound
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Sliced cheese6 Ounce
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Parmesan cheese3 Tablespoon
 Grated nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 362 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.9%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 91.7 mg

Sodium 469.7 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 15 g29.3%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 10.8%

Calcium 34% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Scrub the skin of the potatoes and cook them in boiling salted water for about 30 minutes till tender.
2) Drain, peel the potatoes.
3) Press potatoes through a ricer into a large bowl.
4) Preheat the oven to 425°.

5) Sift the flour and baking powder together, add to the potatoes and mix in with a wooden spoon.
6) Beat in the eggs and seasoning.
7) On a plate, spread the mixture and chill for 2-3 hours till firm.
8) Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil, then reduce heat till simmering.
9) Put teaspoonfuls of the potato mixture into the water and cook for about 4 minutes or till they rise to the surface.
10) With a slotted spoon, remove the potato and keep hot while you cook the rest.
11) In an ovenproof dish, layer cooked dumplings with slices of cheese and butter and sprinkle Parmesan on top.
12) Brown in the oven for 5-10 minutes.

13) Sprinkle nutmeg over the potato gnocchi and serve as snack.