How to Cook Nonna's Gnocchi

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How to Cook Nonna's Gnocchi Recipe
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1
Measure 1kg of similar sized Potatoes

Measure 1kg of similar sized Potatoes

2
Measure approx 300gm of plain flour

Measure approx 300gm of plain flour

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3
Beat 1 big egg

Beat 1 big egg

4
Wash potatoes

Wash potatoes

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Fill pan with cold water to cover potatoes

Fill pan with cold water to cover potatoes

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Add 1 teaspoon of salt to help prevent skins from splitting.

Add 1 teaspoon of salt to help prevent skins from splitting.

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Cook potatoes until they are cooked through, approx 15 mins.

Cook potatoes until they are cooked through, approx 15 mins.

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Poke potato with skewer to test if cooked. If not, keep cooking. Could take 30 or more minutes depending on size of potatoes. Do not over cook!

Poke potato with skewer to test if cooked. If not, keep cooking. Could take 30 or more minutes depending on size of potatoes. Do not over cook!

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Pour water and potatoes in colander to drain water.

Pour water and potatoes in colander to drain water.

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Peel potatoes and keep them warm.

Peel potatoes and keep them warm.

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Put flour on table top

Put flour on table top

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Make a well in the flour.

Make a well in the flour.

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Add two pinches of salt.

Add two pinches of salt.

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Squish potatoes into flour well with potato squisher.

Squish potatoes into flour well with potato squisher.

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Add beaten egg to warm (not hot) potatoes, so they don't cook.

Add beaten egg to warm (not hot) potatoes, so they don't cook.

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Begin kneading.

Begin kneading.

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Continue kneading until it all comes together in a smooth unsticky glob. Don't over knead.

Continue kneading until it all comes together in a smooth unsticky glob. Don't over knead.

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Sift flour onto table when needed.

Sift flour onto table when needed.

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This is the ball of Gnocchi. It is good.

This is the ball of Gnocchi. It is good.

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Place ball of Gnocchi on cutting board

Place ball of Gnocchi on cutting board

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Cut a chunk off.

Cut a chunk off.

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Roll.

Roll.

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Cut into small pieces.

Cut into small pieces.

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Roll small pieces and place on a tray lightly covered in flour.

Roll small pieces and place on a tray lightly covered in flour.

25
Taste test on the cat.

Taste test on the cat.

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Place tray in freezer if wanting keep for later.

Place tray in freezer if wanting keep for later.

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Place in boiling salted water until they float to top.

Place in boiling salted water until they float to top.

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Strain liquid from floating gnocchi

Strain liquid from floating gnocchi

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Place in sauce and mix. Can be done in stages.

Place in sauce and mix. Can be done in stages.

30
Serve!

Serve!

Ingredients

1 Kilogram Old floury dirty Potatos 
1 Beaten egg 
300 Grams Plain flour 
Salt 
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