Video: Sweet potato gnocchi

Sweet potato gnocchi

Serves 8

Tip: Baking sweet potatoes will bring out their natural sweetness, but you can microwave or boil them if you're in a hurry.

  1. Place 3 medium mashed sweet potatoes in a bowl.
  2. Add 3/4 cup all-purpose flour.
  3. Add 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour.
  4. Add 1 egg.
  5. Add 2 tablespoons shredded Gruyere cheese.
  6. Add 1 teaspoon salt.
  7. Add 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.
  8. Knead dough until smooth.
  9. Boil water in large saucepan.
  10. Roll dough into ropes.
  11. Cut dough into 1-inch thick pieces.
  12. Place pieces into boiling water.
  13. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes until gnocchi float.
  14. Stir occasionally to prevent dough pieces from sticking together.
  15. Strain gnocchi.
  16. Add 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  17. Saute until gnocchi turns light brown color.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

Last Updated Mar 20, 2018

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