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    African Potato Gnocci #SP5

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    Prep Time:

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    40 mins

    30 mins

    10 mins

    Chef #601409's Note:

    Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. Contemporary take on gnocchi by taking two classic cultures and fusing them together. Interesting fact: The only other cuisine in Ethiopia is Italian cuisine because the Italians ruled Ethiopia for so long.

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    For the actual Gnocchi

    • 1 (16 ounce) bag Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
    • 1 tablespoon berbere, spice
    • 8 roasted garlic cloves
    • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour

    For the entree

    For the sauce


    1. 1
      For the gnocchi:.
    2. 2
      Mix all ingredients in a bowl until just barely stiff.
    3. 3
      Roll into log and cut inch pieces. Put a medium pot of water on to boil with a little salt. Once boiling, add gnocchi pieces and cook for 5 minutes. Take out and put on sheet tray and pop in the freezer.
    4. 4
      Prepping the entrée:.
    5. 5
      Dice the sweet potatoes into medium cubes. Put cubes in a small pot of cold water. Bring to a boil and cook until just cooked. Save water for sauce.
    6. 6
      Slice tomatoes, okra and scallions.
    7. 7
      For the sauce:.
    8. 8
      Put garlic, onion and ginger in a small blender. Add a little sweet potato water if not blending to a paste.
    9. 9
      Small dice the jalapeno. Sautee in a medium pan with peanut oil.
    10. 10
      Add garlic, onion & ginger paste. Sautee with jalapeno and add thyme and bay leaf. Once fragrant, add tomato paste, natural peanut butter, and sweet potato water. Whisk until thick.
    11. 11
      Assembling the meal:.
    12. 12
      Take gnocchi out of the freezer. They should be cooled completely. Heat sautee pan to medium heat and a little peanut oil. Throw in gnocchi & entrée veggies and sautee until gnocchi has a little color. Add sauce and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for African Potato Gnocci #SP5

    Serving Size: 1 (94 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 152.2
    Calories from Fat 53
    Total Fat 5.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 37.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 22.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    Sugars 4.4 g
    Protein 4.3 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes


    potato water

    fresh thyme

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