Nick Wisman

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Expert in specialized/trending diets such as Paleo, gluten-free, vegan, heart-healthy, all organic, etc.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Brown Butter and Sage Sauce

Super healthy sweet potatoes make for a great gnocchi. A delicious homemade meal that will tick all the boxes, and making it is easier than you might think. The chestnuts and sage bring it all together. A brilliant dish to feed your loved ones.

CUISINES: New American
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 4 People
TIME: 1 hr 40 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 【Sweet Potato Gnocchi 】
  • 3 medium Sweet potato
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground black pepper
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • [Boil The Gnocchi]
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 【Sage Sauce】
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 3 oz. Roasted chestnuts
  • 5 leaves Sage
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground black pepper
  • 【Garnish】
  • 2 tbsp Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Fresh sage
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
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Step 1
Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C. Rinse, then poke the sweet potatoes with a fork. Roast 1 hour.
Step 2
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Step 2
Scoop out the sweet potato flesh into a food mill. Mash the sweet potatoes.
Step 3
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Mix with 1½ cup flour, ricotta, egg, salt and pepper. Add more flour if needed, should feel like Play-Doh. Too much flour and the gnocchi will be tough. Too little flour and the gnocchi will fall apart in the water.
Step 4
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Step 4
Roll into 1-inch wide long strips.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Cut into 3/4-inch small squares.
Step 6
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Step 6
In a large pot, boil in lightly salted water for 1-2 minutes or until gnocchi floats. Strain immediately but reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.
Step 7
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In a sauté pan, toast the chestnuts and butter until the butter starts to brown.
Step 8
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Add the sage, stir for 30 seconds, then add the gnocchi in the sauté pan.
Step 9
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Step 9
Add 1-2 tbsp of pasta water at a time until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
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Garnish with fresh sage and parmesan.
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Enjoy!