Italian spinach gnocchi (so tender!)

Malfatti, strangolapreti, gnocchi verdi.. these are some of the names of this traditional Italian recipe. Here you’ll find a way to cook them in only four easy steps, and I promise you : they’re delish! Anyway there’s a recommendation on this: be generous with melted butter that’s the traditional way to do it!

 

SERVES 4 PEOPLE
READY IN 30′

 

11 oz spinach

water to taste

1 teaspoon (or less) butter

 

9 oz Ricotta cheese

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons Grana or Parmesan cheese

5tablespoons breadcrumbs

1 egg

Salt and nutmeg to taste

 

Water and coarse salt to taste

 

3-4 tablespoons Grana or Parmesan cheese

 

Butter (ample!)

 

 

STEP 1: COOK THE SPINACH

Boil spinach in water for 12-15 minutes, then drain, squeeze and then cook them in a pan with butter for a couple of minutes. Save till cold.

 

STEP 2: ADD THE OTHER INGREDIENTS

Place cold spinach in a bowl and add: Ricotta cheese, all-purpose flour, Grana cheese, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and nutmeg. Stir well with a fork.

 

STEP 3: COOK THE GNOCCHI

Place spoonfull of mixture into boiling salted water and let them cook for about 3-4 minutes. Now drain them, place them in a dish and sprinkle with Grana cheese.

 

STEP 4: MELT THE BUTTER

Melt the butter in a little pot and when golden, pour it on gnocchi.

 

#getBready & enjoy your meal

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