Gnocchi with parsley, butter & basil

Gnocchi with parsley, butter & basil

Ingredients:

  • 300g white potatoes (boiled)
  • 100g flour
  • 4-5 basil leaves (very finely chopped)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 3 liters of water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 100g of butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt and white pepper
  • 50g parmesan (to serve)
  • Basil leaves
  • Chopped Parsley

 

Steps:

  1. The boiled, cooled and peeled potatoes are mashed, mixed with with salt, chopped basil and flour. They are then knead by hand until an elastic dough which no longer sticks to the hands is obtained.
  2. Divide the dough into 3 or 4 parts of which you must form 1,5 cm diameter rolls. From each roll, cut about 1 cm wide.
  3. Tumble every piece through the teeth of a fork.
  4. Put approximately 3 liters of water in a pot. Add a tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt.
  5. When the water starts to boil, put in the gnochhi by adding them one at a time so they won’t stick between them. When the gnocchi rises to the surface (it will takes 10-15 minutes) it means that they are boiled and you can remove them with a strainer.
  6. Melt the butter in a pan at low heat. Add the crushed garlic, salt and white pepper to taste.
  7. Once the garlic has left its flavor in the melted butter, its duty is done, so you can remove and discard it.
  8. Put the well cooked and drained gnocchi in the pan, over melted butter, mix and serve immediately.
  9. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan and decorate with fresh basil leaflets and parsley.

Other recipes / drinks

Discover some other traditional recipes from Italy.

Limoncello

Limoncello

Is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. It is also produced in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Apulia, Sicily, Sardinia, Menton in France, and the Maltese island of Gozo. In northern […]

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Ingredients: 500g Italian Savoiardi ladyfingers 500g mascarpone 4 eggs 8 tablespoons sugar 6 tablespoons milk 2 small bags of vanilla sugar 250 ml coffee 3 tablespoons of amaretto Powdered cocoa   Steps: Separate the eggs. Mix the egg yolks with sugar and powdered sugar then beat the composition with a mixer until they lighten and […]

Torta del Nonna

Torta del Nonna

Ingredients: For the dough: 350g flour 1 egg 1 egg yolk A pinch of salt 8g baking powder 120g butter 170g sugar For the cream: 750 ml milk Zest from 1/2 lemon Vanilla essence 8 egg yolks 200g sugar 50g of food starch Other ingredients: 40g pine nuts 2-3g powdered sugar   Steps: For the […]

Pappardelle with rabbit & chestnut ragu

Pappardelle with rabbit & chestnut ragu

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 rabbit (sliced) 2 tablespoons of flour 200g smoked bacon (cut into cubes) 1 onion (finely chopped) 1 carrot (finely chopped) 1 celery (finely chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon juniper berries (crushed) 3 bay leaves 2 sprigs of rosemary (chopped) 200ml red wine […]

Sicilian Meatballs Al Forno

Sicilian Meatballs Al Forno

Ingredients: 50g Parmesan cheese 500g spaghetti 500g lamb neck fillet 150g mozzarella 75g breadcrumbs 75g pine nuts ½ a bunch of Parsley 1 lemon 50g raisins 1 teaspoon dried oregano Olive oil 50g sun-dried tomatoes 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Extra virgin olive oil Arrabiata Sauce: 1 onion (preferably red) 2 garlic cloves 2 anchovy fillet […]

Canelloni

Cannelloni

Ingredients: 1 package of cannelloni 100g Ricotta 500g minced pork or beef (or mixture) 1 onion 1 carrot 1 can of diced tomatoes in tomato juice 100g Gorgonzola Salt Pepper Rosemary 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons tomato paste Bechamel sauce: 100g butter 3 tablespoons flour 800 ml milk Salt Pepper Nutmeg 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan […]

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close