How to Make Ricotta Gnocchi

How to Make Ricotta Gnocchi


Servings 1
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 5
Difficulty Medium

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  • 750 g Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup Plain Flour
  • 3/4 cups Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tsp Salt And Pepper
  • 2 Egg Yolk

Nutrition Information

Qty per
848g serve
Qty per
Energy 6841cal 806cal
Protein 108g 13g
Fat (total) 80g 9g
 - saturated 48g 6g
Carbohydrate 63g 7g
 - sugars 2.81g 0.33g
Dietary Fibre 0g 0g
Sodium 781mg 92mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Salt and pepper

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This has to be one of the really easiest recipes for making Ricotta Gnocchi, it is so easy even the laziest cook can make it!

Ricotta Gnocchi – like all home made gnocchi – is time-consuming to make at home.  But it is fun to make and it is so delicious – try it with a burnt butter sauce with a little bit of fresh garlic and top with parsley – there is nothing better!


  1. Combine all ingredients, except ¾ cup of the flour, in a large bowl.

  2. Mix together by hand until it forms a ball.

  3. Place dough bench top sprinkled with the extra flour and lightly knead until no longer sticky.

  4. Do not over-knead.

  5. Break it up into handful portions and roll into little sausage shapes.

  6. Cut into 1.5 cm pieces.

  7. Spread onto a tray sprinkled with flour and refrigerate 20 to 30  minutes.

  8. Boil a large pot of water.

  9. Cook gnocchi in boiling water and remove as soon as they start floating to the top.

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