The gnocchi or gnocchi, also known in the Italian term gnocco, plural gnocchi [ˈɲɔkki], is a pasta prepared with a mixture of potato, or cassava with wheat flour, being a typical dish of Italian cuisine, which can be Served with the sauces: Sugo, Bolognese or white.

Learn how to make a delicious gnocchi recipe!

Potato Gnocchi (Cheesy Italian Gnocchi)

Recipe by caionCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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For your potato gnocchi to be perfect, check the ingredients and follow the step-by-step preparation method.


  • Gnocchi
  • 1 cup of mashed potatoes

  • 2 cups of flour

  • 1 egg

  • salt, pepper, nutmeg

  • Sauce
  • 5 fresh crushed tomatoes (or 2 cans of crushed tomatoes)

  • 2 minced garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp. of minced onion

  • salt, pepper, thyme


  • Gnocchi
  • In a bowl, add the boiled and Mashed Potatoes;
  • Add the Flour;
  • Add the Egg;
  • Mix well;
  • Add Nutmeg, Salt, and ground Black Pepper;
  • Knead until sticky dough forms;gnocchi dough
  • Cut the dough into small squares;cutting gnocchi dough
  • Boil the dough until it floats to the surface;
  • Sauce
  • In a pan, add the Oil;
  • Add minced Onion;
  • Add minced Garlicminced garlic
  • Add the crushed Tomatoes;
  • Add Salt, Thyme, Black Pepper;
  • Let it boil for 5 minutes;sauce tomatoes
  • Add the boiled Gnocchi to the sauce;
  • Mix until the sauce coats the Gnocchi;mixing sauce and Gnocchi
  • Add to a serving bowl;
  • Add Mozzarella cheese and place in the microwave for 1 minute;
  • Ready!

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