Potato Gnocchi Dough

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mortadella1985

This was taken half from Martha Stewart and half from my Noni(italian grandma) it feeds 4 women or 3 men. This is so easy to make and so delicious.These go very fast so you might want to double the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1.Prepare instant potatoes as directed on package and put in the fridge to cool.
  2. 2.meanwhile put 2 cups flour into a large bowl and make a hole in the middle of the pile of flour.
  3. 3.add the 2 eggs to the hole and wisk them well with a fork.
  4. 4.next add the mashed potatoes to the middle and start mixing with your hands until a very sticky dough has formed.If it sticks to your hands thats okay dont add more flour.
  5. 5.next on a well floured surface dump out dough and start kneeding until dough is firm enough to roll.
  6. 5.cut dough into 8 equal sections.
  7. 6.Roll each section out like a long sausage about 1/2-1 inch thick.Make sure to keep dough well floured so they dont stick together.
  8. 7.next cut the long dough with a knife into 1/2 inch pieces,they dont have to be exactly the same size.
  9. 8.lay them out on a cookie sheet thats been covered in parchment paper.
  10. 9.if your not making them right away put them in the fridge for up to 2 hours.
  11. 10.on the stove heat a pot of water till its boiling.
  12. 11.drop about 25-30 gnocchi's in at a time and when they float on the surface there done.it might only take 30 seconds so keep a close watch.Make sure not to put all the gnocchi into the pot at once because they will all clump together.
  13. 12. when they've floated to the top scoop out with a strainer and transfer to a large serving dish,cover with tinfoil to keep warm and repeat until they are all cooked.
  14. poor over your favorite sauce sprinkle with parmesan cheese and enjoy!

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