My grandmother and her sister came to the United States from Italy when they were children. Not surprisingly, Italian meals with homemade pasta and tomato sauce made from ingredients from our gardens were often served at our large Sunday dinners. Gnocchi was among my favorites. Although there was no official recipe, Auntie showed me how she made Ricotta Gnocchi. After careful observation and practice, I was able to nail down a basic recipe for a comfort food that brings me warm memories.

Auntie’s Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi

My grandmother and her sister came to the United States from Italy when they were children. Not surprisingly, Italian meals with homemade pasta and tomato sauce made from ingredients from our gardens were often served at our large Sunday dinners. Gnocchi was among my favorites. Although there was no official recipe, Auntie showed me how she made Ricotta Gnocchi. After careful observation and practice, I was able to nail down a basic recipe for a comfort food that brings me warm memories.

30 Minute Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi 8 oz / 250g ricotta - ordinary supermarket ricotta, not expensive fresh Italian ricotta (Note 1) ¾ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (Note 2) ¾ to 1 cup plain flour, plus more for dusting (Note 3) 1 egg + 1 egg yolk ¼ tsp salt Black pepper Combine the gnocchi ingredients in a bowl except the flour. Use a rubber spatula to mix until the egg is partially mixed into the ricotta. Then add ¾ cup of flour and mix until just combined so it is a sticky ve

30 Minute Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi (from scratch) - Two Sauces

30 Minute Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi 8 oz / 250g ricotta - ordinary supermarket ricotta, not expensive fresh Italian ricotta (Note 1) ¾ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (Note 2) ¾ to 1 cup plain flour, plus more for dusting (Note 3) 1 egg + 1 egg yolk ¼ tsp salt Black pepper Combine the gnocchi ingredients in a bowl except the flour. Use a rubber spatula to mix until the egg is partially mixed into the ricotta. Then add ¾ cup of flour and mix until just combined so it is a sticky ve

Simple Ricotta Gnocchi- super easy and quick to make, very inexpensive, just add garlic and butter for sauce and a small side and it makes a great dinner

Easy ricotta gnocchi

Simple Ricotta Gnocchi- super easy and quick to make, very inexpensive, just add garlic and butter for sauce and a small side and it makes a great dinner

Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi with Browned Butter | The Kitchen Paper

Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi with Browned Butter | The Kitchen Paper

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Italian pumpkin gnocchi dumplings! Made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.

Italian pumpkin gnocchi dumplings! Made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.

How To Make Ricotta Gnocchi Step by Step - An easy tutorial to learn how to make delicious Ricotta Gnocchi in mere minutes!

How To Make Ricotta Gnocchi Step by Step - An easy tutorial to learn how to make delicious Ricotta Gnocchi in mere minutes!

Zucchini Ricotta Gnocchi. Mine weren't too pretty, but looks don't matter! A little time consuming, but an innovative way to use zucchini!

Zucchini Ricotta Gnocchi

Zucchini Ricotta Gnocchi. Mine weren't too pretty, but looks don't matter! A little time consuming, but an innovative way to use zucchini!

Spinach ricotta gnocchi! Italian dumplings made with ricotta cheese, spinach, flour, and egg, served with a tomato goat cheese sauce.

Spinach ricotta gnocchi! Italian dumplings made with ricotta cheese, spinach, flour, and egg, served with a tomato goat cheese sauce.

This recipe for ricotta gnocchi is based on the way my Italian Aunt Mary made it. These pillowy ricotta gnocchi are easier than you’d expect and pair beautifully with all your favorite sauces.

Auntie’s Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi

This recipe for ricotta gnocchi is based on the way my Italian Aunt Mary made it. These pillowy ricotta gnocchi are easier than you’d expect and pair beautifully with all your favorite sauces.

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