Learn how to make delicious homemade Gnocchi from scratch, infused with spinach for added flavor and nutrition. This recipe includes step-by-step instructions for making the gnocchi dough, shaping and cooking the gnocchi, and two mouthwatering sauce options: a rich tomato sauce with green onions, garlic, and parsley, or a fragrant butter sage sauce. Perfect for impressing guests or enjoying a cozy homemade meal!

Course: MainCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Medium
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  • 4 Yellow Fleshed Potatoes

  • 1/2 cup Flour

  • 1 lb Fresh Spinach

  • 1 Egg

  • Olive oil

  • Salt (only in the water to boil the Gnocchi)

  • Sage

  • Butter

  • Pepper

  • Strained Tomato

  • Parsley

  • Garlic

  • Green Onion


  • Boil 4-6 yellow-fleshed potatoes until fork tender and remove the skins.
  • Sauté Spinach so that you are left with about ½ cup after cooking them down. Blend the Spinach with 1 large egg until a fine chop is achieved.
  • Run the potatoes through a potato ricer or cheese grater until you have a fluffy pile of potato bits. Add the Spinach blend on top and mix by hand. Add flour and knead until a supple dough is formed. It should be moist but not sticky.
  • Roll the dough out into ½” inch logs, and slice into ¼” – ½” inch pieces. Imprint a groove onto the pasta by using a gnocchi paddle or a fork.
  • Boil in salted water until the pasta floats and is done to your desired texture. Optionally, pan-fry the pasta in Olive oil until golden brown for a crispy exterior.
  • Top with sauce and enjoy!
  • Tomato Sauce Recipe
  • Over medium-low heat, cook finely sliced green onion, garlic, and parsley in Olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • When the onions and garlic are soft and fragrant, add strained tomato until a beautiful red color is achieved.
  • Add a splash of wine and cook until the alcohol is evaporated.
  • Serve & enjoy!
  • Butter & Sage Recipe
  • In a pan, cook fresh sage leaves in butter until fragrant. Be sure to use very low heat to avoid browning the butter or sage. Season with salt & pepper.

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  • The longer you cook the sage in the butter, the more flavor the butter will soak from the sage. This is why it’s important to use as low a heat as possible.