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  • 1 kg purple potatoes, peeled & cubed (or old floury potatoes)
  • 600 g water
  • 400 - 450g plain flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place potatoes into Varoma dish.

    Place water into mixing bowl and cook 25 - 30 min/Varoma temp/speed 1.

  2. Remove Varoma and set aside.

    Allow potatoes to cool (approx. 15 -20 min).

    Discard water, rinse and dry bowl.

  3. Place cooled potatoes into mixing bowl and mash 10 sec/speed 4.

    Do not over process or puree!

  4. Add 300g of flour, salt, butter and egg (if using).

    Set dial to Closed lid (closed lid position) and knead 30 - 40 sec/Dough mode Interval setting.

  5. Place remaining flour, along with dough, onto floured surface or ThermoMat.

    Work remaining flour into the dough until you achieve texture that is not overly sticky.

    Roll dough into a finger width 'sausage' shape and cut into approx. 2cm long pieces.

    Shape the gnocchi with a fork, grater or wooden gnocchi board.

  6. Cook immediately. Place into pot of boiling water and cook until gnocchi has risen to the surface.

    Remove and drain with a slotted spoon.

    Serve with your favourite sauce.


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To freeze gnocchi, make sure they are separated and place on a floured board in the freezer for 3 - 4 hours. Remove once frozen and place into plastic bag. They will remain separated and are ready for a quick homemade meal any time you need it!

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