The Best Way to Make Gnocchi At Home

Gnocchi is a popular dish in Italy and abroad.

Gnocchi is a popular Italian dumpling made from flour and water. It is typically boiled, then fried, or baked. Gnocchi can also be made with other ingredients, such as cheese or meats. a popular dish in Italy and abroad. In Italy, gnocchi is often served with a sauce, such as a tomato sauce or a pesto sauce. it can also be found in many international restaurants.

Often served as a main course, or as part of a meal.

They are often served as a main course, but they can also be used as appetizers or snacks. typically made from flour, water, and eggs, but there is also gnocchi made with potato or tapioca flour. Most are made from a light dough rolled out and then cut into small circles or shapes. The dough is then dropped into a pot of boiling water and cooked until it is soft. Gnocchi can be served in a variety


  • Put the potatoes in a pot, fill them with cold water then bring the water to a boil. With this method, the skins will be less likely to split open.  If the potato absorbs too much water when being boiled, it will also absorb too much flour.
  • Never dump the entire amount of flour into the potatoes, but gradually add it in. Stop when you are just able to form the dough.
  • Over-kneading the dough will create too much gluten and will leave your gnocchi rubbery. Work the dough just enough so it comes together and you’re able to roll it out, then stop.
  • Do not boil gnocchi too much

There are many ways to present a Gnocchi made in this way. We hope to bring you many such topping recipes and Italian dishes in the future


Homemade Gnocchi

Gnocchi is a varied family of dumplings in Italian cuisine.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Gnocchi
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 peoples
Calories 310kcal
Cost 4


  • 2 Potatoes
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt pinch


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Peel potatoes and add to pot. Cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool, and mash with a fork or potato masher.
  • Combine 1 cup mashed potato, flour, and egg in a large bowl. Knead until dough forms a ball. 
  • Shape small portions of the dough into long 'snakes'. On a floured surface, cut snakes into half-inch pieces.
  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Drop-in gnocchi and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until gnocchi have risen to the top
  • Then drain the water and serve with a sauce of your choice.


  • The less amount of flour used, the better the gnocchi.
  • Don’t overwork the dough.
  • Do not boil gnocchi too much

We have previously shared with you many ways to make a delicious recipe like this. Below is how to make such Recipes.

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