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Noquis (Potato Gnocchi with tomato sauce) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
isabel paviolo (yammy)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For the noquis

2 potatoes
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg
parmessan cheese
salt, pepper, nutmeg
cup cream of wheat

For the tomatoes sauce

3 tbsp of olive oil
1 large onion diced
1 carrot diced
2 cloves garlic minced
large red pepper diced
2 cans stewed tomatoes diced
2 bay leaves
1 tsp oregano
1 tbsp of sugar
cup of water

Directions:
Directions:

Cook the potatoes. ash the potatoes until smooth . press out any last potato lump. Add the eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg and parmessan cheese.to the mash potatoes. Mix well. Mix in the flour, cream of wheat at the time, until a soft, but not too sticky, dough come together. Turn the dough out onto your counter and knead it with your hands and incorporate more flour if is needed.Your dough should be soft, but no sticky, it should be easy to work with and shape.Divide the dough into 4 section. Working with one section at the time, roll into a rope , 1 inch in diameter. Cut the rope 1 inch pieces for your gnocchi or gnocchi and roll it on the back of a fork (or a noquis board) pressing with your thumb. In a large pot of salted water, boil the gnocchi. Simmer the gnocchi for 4 minutes, until they float to the top of the water. Top the gnocchi with the sauce and parmesan cheese, Sprinkle with chopped parsley and basil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours and 1/2
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:


Almost all the family eat Gnochis on Sunday or the 29th . Now families and friends gather together to eat Noquis the 29th for good luck .

 

 

 

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