Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

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Gnocchi can easily be made at home with this delicious recipe.

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 50 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 562 / Protein 16g / Carbohydr. 56g / Fat 29g

Ingredients (4 servings)

500 gpotatoes (starchy, such as Russets)
3egg yolks
150 gall-purpose flour
200 gmushrooms
150 gtomatoes (dried, in oil)
200 mlheavy cream
50 gpine nuts (toasted)
100 garugula
0.5 tspnutmeg
salt
pepper
flour for work surface
butter for frying

Utensils

fork, large sauce pan, large frying pan, potato masher, cooking spoon, cutting board, small sauce pan, knife

Wine Tip

Rivaner, dry, 2012
The very lightness of Rivaner makes it the perfect partner for this creamy gnocchi dish. The subtle hints of nutmeg in this white wine underscore the delicate mushroom flavor.

Step 1

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Boil potatoes in salted, boiling water for approx. 20 – 30 min., according to size. Drain and peel.

small sauce pan, knife

500 g potatoes

Step 2

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Mash potatoes with a potato masher. Add egg yolks, nutmeg, salt, and pepper and continue to mash until ingredients are well-incorporated.

potato masher

3 egg yolks / 0.5 tsp nutmeg / salt / pepper

Step 3

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Gradually work in the flour and knead into a smooth dough.

150 g flour

Step 4

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface. Make long rolls out of the dough. Using a knife, cut dough into large pieces approx 1cm x 2cm large. Roll these pieces over a fork to create the traditional gnocchi appearance.

fork

flour for work surface

Step 5

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Cook gnocchi in salted, boiling water. Meanwhile, quarter mushrooms and fry with some butter. Next, transfer the cooked gnocchi into the pan and fry with the mushrooms.

large sauce pan, large frying pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

200 g mushrooms / butter oil for frying

Step 6

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Cut dried tomatoes into strips and add to the pan. Pour the cream in and boil down to a velvety, smooth sauce. Season generously with salt and pepper.

cutting board, knife

150 g dried tomatoes in oil / 200 ml heavy cream

Step 7

Homemade gnocchi with mushroom sauce

Now add the pine nuts and the arugula. Toss the gnocchi briefly and serve immediately.

50 g pine nuts / 100 g arugula