Southern Gnocchi

Reward yourself with these delicious gnocchi made with yams and garnished with grated zucchini.

  • Servings 2-4
  • 1 hr.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 large Yams / Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 1/3 cup Walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Zucchini

Directions

  1. Bake the yams for 30 minutes at 350°F. Set aside and let cool.
  2. After they cool down peel them and mash them.
  3. Add the yams, flour, salt and pepper and form a dough. If necessary add more flour until it doesn’t stick to the fingers. Cut and make rolls with the dough. Cut in 1 inch pieces and put them through a fork. Toss them in batches in a pot with salted boiling water. Cook for 3 minutes until they float.
  4. Take them out with a skimmer and set aside.
  5. In a pan, brown the butter until toasted, add the chopped nuts and the gnocchi.
  6. Mix and finish with grated zucchini on top.

Pro Tips

Garnish with fresh parmesan cheese or emmental cheese.

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