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Sweet potato gnocchi

Serves 8

Tip: Baking sweet potatoes will bring out their natural sweetness, but you can microwave or boil them if you're in a hurry.

  1. Place 3 medium mashed sweet potatoes in a bowl.
  2. Add 3/4 cup all-purpose flour.
  3. Add 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour.
  4. Add 1 egg.
  5. Add 2 tablespoons shredded Gruyere cheese.
  6. Add 1 teaspoon salt.
  7. Add 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.
  8. Knead dough until smooth.
  9. Boil water in large saucepan.
  10. Roll dough into ropes.
  11. Cut dough into 1-inch thick pieces.
  12. Place pieces into boiling water.
  13. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes until gnocchi float.
  14. Stir occasionally to prevent dough pieces from sticking together.
  15. Strain gnocchi.
  16. Add 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  17. Saute until gnocchi turns light brown color.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

March 20, 2018