That's Smart! Gnocchi

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That's Smart! Gnocchi

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Recipe Data

2
Servings
25min
Prep
30min
Total

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Description

This budget-friendly recipe is a great way to spend a date night in. Turn instant mashed potatoes into light and fluffy Italian dumplings called gnocchi! Serve with red sauce and grated Parmesan cheese, and pair it with a Hy-Vee Bakery fresh baguette to make it a meal. Now, that's smart!

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Ingredients
Serves 2
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1 c. boiling water
1 c. That’s Smart! instant mashed potato flakes
1 That’s Smart! large egg
2 tsp. That’s Smart! Italian seasoning
1 tsp. Hy-Vee salt
1 c. That’s Smart! all-purpose flour, plus additional for dusting
¾ c. That’s Smart! traditional pasta sauce
Hy-Vee grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Large bowl
  • Fork
  • Large pot
  • Colander

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine boiling water and potato flakes until well combined; cool slightly.

  2. Knead in egg, Italian seasoning, salt, and enough flour to form a slightly sticky dough. Remove dough from bowl and knead 8 to 10 times on a lightly floured surface. Divide into two portions.

  3. Lightly dust hands with flour. Roll each dough half into a 1/2-inch thick log. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Gently press the times of a lightly floured fork into gnocchi to form ridges.

  4. Place gnocchi into a large pot of lightly salted boiling water. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until gnocchi float; drain. Return gnocchi to pot placed over low heat. Add pasta sauce and toss to coat. Continue cooking until pasta sauce is warmed through. Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition facts

Servings

400 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 1290mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 76g
  • Protein: 12g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 20%
0%
Calcium 4%
0%
Vitamin D 6%
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Potassium 10%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen