" Coal Miners" Gnocchi

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by blackdogchef

Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry. This is a leftover meal. Seems like everyone always is looking for ways to use leftover potatoes. This recipe is untraditional and unique. Great to get the kids involved to help shape the gnocchi.

Top Review by Montana Heart Song

This was a nice dish to use up potatoes and make gnocchi. I was confused by the instruction of do not let the eggs cook and wisk until a sauce is created. The only way I could wisk with the spinach in it was to remove the gnocchi. Then put it back before serving. I am sure you will get
more ratings from cooks who love goat cheese. Good luck on the contest!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare potatoes per package instructions.
  2. Add onions and 4oz of goat cheese. Reserve 2 cups of the mashed potatoes to make your gnocchi. Add 1 large egg yolk and 1 cup of flour to the mashed potatoes. Add more flour if needed and a pinch of salt. the mixture should be a dough consistency.
  3. Turn dough out onto a board and knead very little, just enough to get everything mixed together. Cut dough into 4 pieces.
  4. Roll each of the 4 pieces into log shapes about the size of your index finger. Cut each log into 1/2" pieces (if you want to make those lines on the top with a fork go ahead now).
  5. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  6. While water is coming to temp, saute bacon till fat has rendered.
  7. Defrost spinach in microwave. Drain spinach and making sure all liquid is out of the spinach.
  8. Beat 2 large eggs in a separate bowl. Remove skillet of bacon and garlic from the heat add hot gnocchi and toss. When coated with fat add the spinach and the beaten eggs. whisk till thick and sauce is created. be careful not to scramble the eggs. Crumble leftover goat cheese if you have and left.
  9. ENJOY.

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