URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,701 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Gnocchi

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

Also Called: Potato Dumplings

In Italy for the feast of St. Michael, gnocchi or potato dumplings is a traditional fare.

DIRECTIONS

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Peel potatoes and add to pot. Cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash with a fork or potato masher.

Combine 1 cup mashed potato, flour and egg in a large bowl. Knead until dough forms a ball. Shape small portions of the dough into long "snakes". On a floured surface, cut snakes into half-inch pieces.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Drop in gnocchi and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until gnocchi have risen to the top; drain and serve.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days