Sweet potato gnocchi

Current rating: 4 (3 ratings)
Serves 6
Prep 50
Cook 10

This dairy free gnocchi is made from baked sweet potato. It takes a bit of effort but the end result is well worth it. Perfect winter “bowl food” that will impress family or guests.

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This dairy free gnocchi is made from baked sweet potato. It takes a bit of effort but the end result is well worth it. Perfect winter “bowl food” that will impress family or guests.

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1.5kg sweet potato, peeled and cubed
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1 tbs oil
1 cup wholemeal plain flour
1 cup white plain flour
1/2 tsp salt

 

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  1. Toss sweet potato and garlic in oil and then arrange on oven tray. Bake in a moderate oven, 180oC, for 30 mins or until tender but not brown. Cool.
  2. Place cooled sweet potato and garlic in a food processor and process until smooth.
  3. Add pureed sweet potato, flours and salt to a medium bowl. Mix well until it's a soft dough.
  4. Divide dough into thirds. Roll each third into 2cm wide rolls on a floured surface. Cut each roll into 2cm lengths. Repeat until all dough is done.
  5. Place cut gnocchi onto floured trays and indent with a fork.
  6. Bring a medium size pot of water on to boil. When boiling gently add 10-15 pieces of gnocchi at a time. When all the pieces of gnocchi have risen to the surface this means they are cooked.  Remove and drain.
  7. Serve immediately with your favourite pasta sauce.

Tips

  • Refrigerate until ready to cook.
  • Freeze on baking trays, then transfer to container and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Use either orange or purple sweet potato.

Tips

  • Refrigerate until ready to cook.
  • Freeze on baking trays, then transfer to container and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Use either orange or purple sweet potato.