Beet Gnocchi

 
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Silvia CurioniPublished on 12/24/2017

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What you will need

3 cooked large beets (or 6 small ones)

2 eggs

100gr mascarpone (or ricotta)

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Ground nutmeg

Salt

1 cup flour

3 tbsp butter

2 garlic cloves

Parsley

How to cook

1

Blend the beets

Cut & Blend the beets until you have a smooth cream

Cut & Blend the beets until you have a smooth cream

2

Add egg, mascarpone and cheese

Add to the blender: the egg, mascarpone and the Parmesan cheese. Blend a little more

3

Move the batter to a bowl

Move the batter to a bowl

4

Add flour

Add the flour, little by little, mixing well with a whisk. Until you get to the desired consistency (some beets have more water than other, so you will have to eye this one

5

Cook beets using a pastry bag

Add the batter to a pastry bag, tie a string to the pot handles, let the water simmer and cut gnocchi as you see in this video

6

Sauce

The sauce should be simple as the gnocchi already have a ton of taste! Just mince the garlic and cook with the butter and spread on top of the cooked gnocchi. You can also add some shaved Parmesan and parsley!

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