Ricotta Gnocchi with Spicy SauceFrom lacrenshaw 6 years ago
- GNOCCHI: shopping list
- 8 ounce container ricotta cheese shopping list
- 2 eggs shopping list
- 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese shopping list
- 1 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 teaspoon pepper shopping list
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder shopping list
- 1 cup all-purpose flour, as needed shopping list
- SAUCE: shopping list
- 3 tablespoons olive oil shopping list
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic shopping list
- 15.5 ounce can diced tomatoes shopping list
- Dash crushed red pepper flakes, optional shopping list
- 6 basil leaves, finely shredded shopping list
- salt and pepper to taste shopping list
- 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese in small cubes shopping list
How to make it
- Stir together the ricotta cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder in a large bowl until evenly combined.
- Mix in enough to make a soft dough.
- Divide dough into 3 or 4 pieces and, on a floured surface, roll into 1/2" thick ropes.
- Cut each rope into 1" pieces and place on lightly floured baking sheet.
- Place in refrigerator until ready to use.
- Heat olive oil in saucepan over medium heat.
- Stir in garlic and cook until softened and fragrant, about 1 minute.
- Pour in diced tomatoes and red pepper flakes.
- Bring to a simmer over medium high heat and cook for 10 minutes.
- Stir in shredded bail and season to taste with salt and pepper.
- While sauce is simmering, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat.
- Boil the gnocchi until they float to the top of the water, 1 to 2 minutes.
- Stir cubed mozzarella into the sauce and allow the heat of the sauce to soften NOT melt the cheese.
- Place gnocchi into serving.
- Spoon sauce on top.
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The Cooklacrenshaw Horsham, PA
The Rating6 people
oh yummm this one is so different a must try thank you ..........
hugs tinkminitindel in THE HEART OF THE WINE COUNTRY loved it
I make my gnocchi with the ricotta too, and am so glad to see someone else does! A little Italian lady I cooked in a restaurant with taught me. Thanks for sharing!broadzilla in Saxonburg loved it
Wow, what a unique recipe, Lorraine! I love potato gnocchi, never tried ricotta ones yet! How neat!juels in Clayton loved it