Sweet Potato Gnocchi 

Hello!

Chugging along through Block 6. I love November, its such a wonderful time of the year. Ivy is enjoying running through the leaves although they are just about as tall as she is. I’m really trying my best to not decorate for Christmas but its so hard. At least the Starbucks red cups have come out, to tide me over!img_7565

I was feeling extra “fall” the other day and wanted to experiment with a new recipe. I also ordered this amazing marble block cutting board from amazon and I’m obsessed with it and want to use it every chance I can. I had two extra sweet potatoes to use up, which I give credit as the inspiration to this easy recipe. I hope you enjoy!

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups flour
  • Pinch of salt

First, poke holes in the skin of your sweet potatoes and cook them in the microwave for 3-4 min. You could also bake them in the oven if you are more patient than I am ;-). Then, cut your potatoes in half and scoop out all of the insides. Place them into a big bowl. Then add in your  pinch of salt and the flour, one cup at a time. Mix with a pastry blender or your hands until a dough like consistence has formed. Split the dough into 4 pieces, and roll out long like a log until its about 1 in wide. Cut with a knife about 1in long sections. Roll each section down the spokes of a fork to create the decorative lines.

Cook in boiling and salted water until each gnocchi floats. Scoop them out and toss them in the sauce of your choice! I made a white cream mushroom sauce, but the options are endless!

Enjoy!

 

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