Gnocchi And Sweet Potatoes With Hazelnuts Recipe

This recipe combines the soft and pillowy texture of gnocchi with the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. The dish is topped with crunchy hazelnuts, adding a nutty flavor and a delightful crunch. The gnocchi are made from scratch using a combination of mashed sweet potatoes, flour, and eggs. They are then boiled until they float to the surface, indicating they are cooked. The gnocchi are then sautéed in butter until golden brown. The dish is finished with a sprinkle of toasted hazelnuts for added texture and flavor.

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Ingredients for Gnocchi And Sweet Potatoes With Hazelnuts Recipe

  • 1/2 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 0.38 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Eggs
  • pinch Pinch Of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.13 cup Hazelnuts, Toasted And Roughly Chopped

Directions: Gnocchi And Sweet Potatoes With Hazelnuts Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by boiling the sweet potatoes until they are fork-tender. Once cooked, peel and mash them until smooth.
  • STEP 2.In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes, flour, eggs, and a pinch of salt. Mix until a dough forms.
  • STEP 3.Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into a long rope. Cut the rope into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 4.Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop the gnocchi into the boiling water and cook until they float to the surface.
  • STEP 5.While the gnocchi are cooking, heat a skillet over medium heat. Add butter and let it melt. Once melted, add the cooked gnocchi and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, toast the hazelnuts until fragrant. Roughly chop them.
  • STEP 7.Serve the sautéed gnocchi on a plate and sprinkle with toasted hazelnuts. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use sweet potatoes that are fully cooked and soft for easy mashing.
  • Be careful not to overmix the dough, as it can make the gnocchi tough.
  • To make the gnocchi ahead of time, freeze them on a baking sheet before transferring to a freezer bag. Cook from frozen when ready to serve.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover gnocchi can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, sauté the gnocchi in a skillet with a little butter until heated through.
  • Serve the gnocchi as a main dish or as a side with a protein of your choice.
Nutrition
value
142
calories per serving
8 g Fat4 g Protein14 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    98mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    14mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    37mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    64mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    78mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp