Cheese Gnocchi

Gnocchi are essentially Italian dumplings made with flour, ricotta, egg and a little salt. They are boiled and serve smothered in sauce.

Cheese Gnocchi


1 lb. Ricotta cheese
2 cups Flour (or enough to fill the Ricotta container)
1 egg
Pinch of salt


  1. Mix all ingredients, kneading to finish blending.
  2. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Roll into ropes about as thick as your thumb using hands and a floured surface.
  4. Cut into one-inch pieces.
  5. Roll with fork to impress lines, press with thumb to make indentation.
  6. Drop into boiling water and cook until they rise to surface, about 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with your favorite spaghetti sauce and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.