Spinach Gnocchi with Sage

Spinach Gnocchi with Ricotta and Brown Butter Sage

Spinach gnocchi with ricotta and brown butter sage
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, tuscany
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 320kcal


Spinach Gnocchi

  • 1 large Idaho potato
  • 1 large egg cage-free
  • 2 tbsp salt kosher
  • 1 tbsp nutmeg micro-fined
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta cheese quality
  • 1/2 cup spinach blanched
  • 1/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano micro-fined
  • 1/2 lemon juiced


Instruction for Gnocchi

  • Peel potato, add to pot of salted simmering water, when cooked strain, let it dry out. Save water and blanch spinach for 5 minutes. Shock spinach in Ice bath. Squeeze out extra water. and blend until smooth.
  • Put potatoes through a ricer and or gently mash until there are no lumps, in a large mixing bowl add spinach puree, egg, ricotta, Parmesan, salt, nutmeg and flour, fold all until firm ball is formed.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Dust your work space with flour and roll out your gnocchi dough into "Long Snakes". Cut that into 1 inch pieces.
  • Gently drop your gnocchi into salted simmering water.Gnocchi are ready when they float to the surface, take them out with a slotted spoon and shock them in salted Ice water. Remove gently and place them on a dry towel.

Instruction for Spinach Puree

  • For the spinach puree, add 1 cup cleaned spinach to Vita-mix blender and 1 tbs olive oil and 1 teaspoon salt, juice of 1/2 lemon, pulse and blend on high for 1 minute. Chill immediately. Do not blend for too long, the friction heat of the blender will cause you puree to turn brown.

Instruction for Brown Butter Sage

  • In a small saute pan on medium high heat, add 1 tbs. oil and 1 tbs. cold butter and 5-10 gnocchis. Let brown for 3 minutes and add 3 tbs. fresh julienne sage. remove from heat


Serving: 2cup | Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 317mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Iron: 0.5mg