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Spinach and Cheese Gnocchi with Leek, Tomato, Capsicum Sauce



4 portion(s)


  • 1 leek
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 Tin Tomatoes Diced
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • 40g white wine
  • 1 chicken stock cubes
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 egg
  • 15 gram butter

Spinach and Cheese Gnocchi

  • 225 gram Spinach Frozen, Thawed
  • 150 gram Cottage Cheese or Ricotta
  • 20g Parmasen Cheese
  • lemon rind, Half Lemon
  • 85 gram plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • basil leaves, Garnish

Recipe's preparation

  1. Chop Butter Leak and Red Capsicum for 3 seconds on speed 6.

  2. Scrape down sides of bowl and sauté for 5 minutes at Varoma temperature on speed 1

  3. Add tomatoes, wine, stock cube and paprika and cook a further 10 minutes at Varoma temperature on speed 1.

  4. Add flour and mix 15 seconds speed 1, then add the egg, feta crumbled and mix for 45 seconds speed 1.  No cooking required here only mixing.  Then place in thermoserver while preparting gnocchi.

  5. Spinach and Cheese Gnocchi
  6. Peel half a lemon and grind 30 seconds speed 10.

  7. Squeeze the excess moisture from the spinach and place in the TM bowl with the lemon and add the cottage cheese or ricotta, parmesan, flour and egg.  Mix for 6 seconds speed 7.

  8. Place on a lighly floured surface and divide the dough into 2 pieces.  Roll each piece into long ropes approx 40cm and cut into 3cm pieces. 

  9. Cook the gnocchi in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 5 minutes and remove with slotted spoon onto a plate.  

  10. For each serving, place sauce on the bottom of the plates, top with Gnocchi and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.  Garnish with basil leaves and season to taste.



To make dish gluten free remove flour which is only in the sauce to thicken the consistency or use alternative thickening agent if preferred.

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