Gnocchi and Brown Butter

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Basically, crispy potato pillows. This recipe is very light and makes the perfect starter or starch for a meal.

TIP
Rice the potatoes while they are warm. This will ensure you don;’t have to over-work the potatoes while you’re mixing everything. Not overworking the potatoes will keep the proteins in the starch of the potatoes from getting overworked and will maker a light and airy gnocchi.

INGREDIENTS
3 potatoes – roasted and riced while warm
1.25 cups flour
3 egg yolks
1 tsp salt

Knob of brown butter
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp lemon juice

STEPS
1. Create a well with the riced potatoes and place the other ingredients in the center.
2. Chop the ingredients together with a dough scrapper until the dough forms.
3. Roll the dough out into a 1/2″ tube and cutting every 1/2″.
4. Roll on a gnocchi board or on the back of a fork.
5. Cook in salted boiling water for about 2 minutes.
6. Sauté in brown butter with thyme, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

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