• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

GNOCCHI are Italian soft dough dumplings that are paired with different kinds of sauces. Cheese lovers will be delighted as this Gnocchi in Cheese Sauce recipe sees the dumplings paired with a rich cheese sauce. This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

This recipe is best with
Anchor Whipping Cream

Recipe Ingredient

  • Gnocchi
  • 500g Mashed potato
  • 25g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1/4tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4tsp ground white pepper
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • Cheese sauce
  • 375ml water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1/2tsp sugar
  • 1/4tsp pepper
  • 2tsp Italian herbs
  • 120g cashew nuts, toasted
  • 2tbsp palm oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2cloves garlic, chopped
  • 500g spinach, washed, blanched in salted water, then drained and chopped
  • 250ml whipping cream
  • 200g blue cheeese


  1. Mix gnocchi ingredients to form a dough, then divide into four. Shape each piece into a long 1.5cm thick rope and cut into 2.5cm pieces.
  2. Shape each roll over the tines of a fork. Cook gnocchi in boiling salted water until they float.
  3. For cheese sauce, place the water, sugar, pepper, herbs and cashews in a food processor and blitz to a paste. Over medium heat, sauté onion and garlic in hot oil then add stock and bring to boil. Stir in the paste and remaining ingredients. Add to gnocchi and combine well.

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