I wanted to make a gnocchi dish for some time. I had a recipe at hand so I went for it. I used this video as a based for the gnocchi

Gnocchi in mushroom and asparagus sauce.


  • 1kg of boiled potatoes
  • 2 medium eggs
  • salt/pepper
  • 20g Parmesan cheese
  • 150g plain flour plus dusting

Mushroom and asparagus sauce:

  • a couple of garlic cloves
  • 200g mushrooms
  • 150g asparagus
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1 cup of chicken stock
  • Parmesan cheese
  • optional: lemon zest

Gnocchi Process:

  • 1) You can boil or bake the potatoes. Let it cool down a bit until you can manage with your hands. Keep the water for next steps.
  • 2) Put in a bowl, use a potato smasher to break them a bit.
  • 3) Add the eggs, salt, pepper and cheese. Mix a bit .and then
  • 4) Add the flour. You should get a ball. Be sure everything is properly combined.
  • 5) Get a saucepan with boiling water and salt from the first step.
  • 6) In your work surface, dust it with flour, device your dough in several parts. Roll each one until you have a flaute form. Add flour if it sticks too much. Cut them in small pieces
  • 7) Boil the gnocchi until the float. Remove from water and let them cool down in a try (put some olive oil so they dont stick to it)

Sauce Process:

  • 1) Fry the garlic in a sauce pan
  • 2) Add chopped mushrooms and asparagus. Salt and pepper. And other herbs you fancy
  • 3) Once the veggies are fried (medium-high heat), add the wine. It should evaporate quickly and form some brown bits in the pan.
  • 4) reduce heat, add the chicken stock. Stir from time to time until thickens a bit.
  • 5) Add the gnocchi to the sauce, with some pasta water. Be sure they are fully coated.
  • 6) You can fry a bit the gnocchi, be sure there is sauce left!
  • 7) Optional, add a bit of lemon zest.
  • 7) Remove pan from the heat, and let cool down for a bit. Ready to eat!

I was surprised by the gnocchi, they were much better than the ones you buy. It was like small dumplings balls! Very tasty.