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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Spinach Gnocci

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Category: Cheese, Italian, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Fresh Spinach Cooked
  • & Drained & Chopped OR
  • 1 lb Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • Thawed
  • 1/2 lb Mozzarella Grated
  • 1 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 c Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • Black Pepper
  • Freshly Grated Nutmeg
  • Extra Flour for Coating
  • A Little Butter


1. Drain Spinach & Then Puree in a Processor. Put the Puree Into a
Saucepan & Dry It Over the Heat for a Minute. Remove from the Heat.
2. in a Bowl, Mix Together the Mozzarella, Flour, Parmesan, Eggs &
Spinach. Season With Pepper & Nutmeg. If the Mixture Is Very Soft, Put It
Into the Refrigerator To Firm Up for About 30 Min.
3. Roll Heaped Teaspoons Of the Mixture in a Little Flour. this Can Be
Done Ahead Of Time.
4. To Cook the Gnocchi, First Heat the oven To Low To Keep the Gnocchi
Warm AS They'Re Ready. Half-Fill a Large Saucepan With Lightly Salted
Water & Bring Just To a Boil.
5. Drop 6-8 Gnocchi Into the Water & Let Them Simmer Very Gently for
About 5-10 Min, until They Float To the Surface.
6. Make Sure the Water Does Not Get Beyond a Bare Simmer, & Remove the
Gnocchi as Soon as They Are Ready or They May Fall Apart.
7. Drain the Gnocchi Well, Then Put Them Into a Warmed Serving Dish, Dot
With a Little Butter & Keep Them Warm While You Cook Another Batch.
8. When All the Gnocchi Are Done, Sprinkle With Grated Parmesan Cheese
and Serve Immediately.

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