Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Basil Sauce

To obtain the optimum flavor, toss the cooked gnocchi in a sauté pan with the sauce for 1 to 2 minutes.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium potato
  • ¾ cup white whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 oz. Romano cheese, grated
  • 3 large basil leaves, torn
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel the whole potato and boil until thoroughly cooked, about 20 minutes.
  • Using a dough hook set at low speed (or your hands), mix together the potato, flours, egg whites, stock, salt, and oil for 1 minute until all the Ingredients are thoroughly incorporated; let the dough rest for approximately 1 hour.
  • Roll out the dough using both hands to form a long ½"-thick “rope,” then slice into 1"-long pieces. Place the pasta in salted boiling water and cook until al dente, then drain.
  • Heat the sauce. To serve, ladle the sauce over the top of the gnocchi, then sprinkle with cheese, basil, and black pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium potato
  • ¾ cup white whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 oz. Romano cheese, grated
  • 3 large basil leaves, torn
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel the whole potato and boil until thoroughly cooked, about 20 minutes.
  • Using a dough hook set at low speed (or your hands), mix together the potato, flours, egg whites, stock, salt, and oil for 1 minute until all the Ingredients are thoroughly incorporated; let the dough rest for approximately 1 hour.
  • Roll out the dough using both hands to form a long ½"-thick “rope,” then slice into 1"-long pieces. Place the pasta in salted boiling water and cook until al dente, then drain.
  • Heat the sauce. To serve, ladle the sauce over the top of the gnocchi, then sprinkle with cheese, basil, and black pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium880mg
Total Carbohydrate33g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars3g
Protein10g