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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 185.0
  • Total Fat: 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 424.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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Potato Gnocchi

Submitted by: SARAGALE


I was very intimidated by the concept of making homeade gnocchi; but it was very simple and turned out wonderfully! Pair with your sauce of choice, I used a simple sauce of olive oil, garlic, chili peppers, and diced tomatos. Yum! I was very intimidated by the concept of making homeade gnocchi; but it was very simple and turned out wonderfully! Pair with your sauce of choice, I used a simple sauce of olive oil, garlic, chili peppers, and diced tomatos. Yum!
Number of Servings: 10


    8-10 medium potatoes, mashed (reserve potato water)
    3 cups flour (estimate, see note below)
    tsp. salt

    Sauce of your choice (not included in nutritionals) I prefer a marinara sauce.


1. Boil peeled and diced potatoes until fork-tender. Drain and reserve potato water.

2. Mash potatoes throuroughly and place on flour dusted surface.

3. Add the equivilant amount of flour to the amount of mashed potatoes; my recipe yielded 3 cups of mashed potatoes so I used 3 cups of flour. Add salt and potato water as needed to moisten dough.

4. Knead dough for 5-8 minutes until combined.

5. Seperate dough into 8 equal parts. Roll sections between hands to the size of your thumb.

6. Cut 1/2 - 1 inch sections and press with fork, pinch ends closed and lay on flour dusted surface until all are complete.

8. Drop one by one into boiling salted water 20 at a time until they rise to the surface, then remove with slotted spoon and serve with sauce.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARAGALE.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The Gnocchi was very good. I cut the recipe into a third and there were still leftovers. I think that this recipe has a lot more than 10 servings. - 6/5/10

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  • Super easy! Your hands will get sticky & flour will be all over your counter. But it's 2 ingreds (+ water). Rolling them was also easy, think silly putty. Someone said they taste like glue. You have to put a sauce on them. Eating them plain would be like eating pasta plain. Used WW flour & it worked - 7/29/12

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  • Very good recipe! It is so easy to prep, takes next to no time and the fork rolling part is simply practice. I didn't need ANY water, the 1:1 with potato and flour worked fantastic. Thanks for sharing! Oh, and I used 2 potatoes, resulting in 1 cup. (too much for one person) - 5/16/12

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  • trying it with chicken parmesian for dinner tonight!! thanks - 1/8/12

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  • These are delicious! My kids love them! - 10/2/11

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  • I gave this recipe 3 stars, though it would probably be a 4 if it weren't for user error-- this was my very first time making gnocchi. Very easy recipe until you get to the fork-rolling part. I had to find a video to show me how and I still messed it up. Husband doesn't seem to like it too much- - 9/20/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i have been searching for good potato recipes and gnocchi was always intimidating- but you broke it down WONDERFULLY! ill be trying this tonight :) thanks!!! - 1/9/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Ok Thanksgiving Dinner, my kids want this for dinner, that is what we are having...i will rate later... - 11/14/09

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  • I made it with instant potatoes (all I had at the time) and whole wheat flour. I liked it, two of my kids liked it, but the other 3 did not. There's no accounting for taste! - 2/14/09

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  • Great recipe! Took me a little longer, but now that I know what I'm doing, I'm sure I will make it more quickly next time. Got rave reviews by all of my housemates! Great recipe to make in advance that can be cooked in just a few minutes. I will definitely be making this one again. - 8/11/08

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  • At first it's difficult... but it only takes practice. Gnocchis are ideal when you have guests for dinner. - 4/27/08

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  • It was definitely not a simple dish for me. Total mess, and it got tossed after tasting like glue. - 3/11/08

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  • but i would want cheese on it - 11/30/07

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  • Sounds really yummy! - 11/28/07

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