Pumpkin Gnocchi

Ingredients for Making Pumpkin Gnocchi

  1. Pumpkin 1 piece (about 750 grams of pulp)
  2. Wheat flour 100 grams
  3. Potato starch 70 grams
  4. Egg 1 piece
  5. Salt 1 teaspoon
  6. Serving Cheese
  • Main Ingredients
  • Portion 3-4
  • World CuisineItalian Cuisine


Oven, potato masher, kitchen knife, cutting board, fork, spoon, pan, slotted spoon.

Cooking Pumpkin Gnocchi:

Step 1: cut the pumpkin.

The pumpkin needs to be washed, and then cut into slices and remove the seeds with partitions.

Step 2: bake the pumpkin.

Put the pieces of pumpkin on a baking sheet covered with parchment and send them to the preheated 180 degrees the oven. Cover the pumpkin with foil so that it does not carbonize.
Bake until cooked. The finished pumpkin has very soft flesh, you can check it by piercing it with a fork or skewer.

Step 3: prepare the pumpkin puree.

Cool the baked pumpkin, peel and chop the pulp in a puree. Here, the result is about 750 grams of pumpkin.

Step 4: prepare the dough.

The gnocchi dough is prepared by eye, all your main task is to add as little flour as possible, so do not try to strictly follow the recipe, do as it seems to be tastier.
Mix baked pumpkin puree, starch, flour, egg and salt.

Step 5: sculpt the pumpkin gnocchi.

After kneading the dough, put it on a flour dusted surface and roll it into a sausage. Then cut the dough into small pieces. And flatten each of the resulting pieces, and squeeze the characteristic stripes on top of the forks with a fork.

Step 6: Cook the Pumpkin Gnocchi

Pumpkin gnocchi can be frozen and stored in the freezer, or cook them immediately.
They are cooked in exactly the same way as lazy dumplings: in boiling salted water for 2-3 minutes.
Then gnocchi need to be caught with a slotted spoon, put into portions, optionally sprinkle with cheese on top and / or add butter.

Step 7: serve the pumpkin gnocchi.

Pumpkin gnocchi is a great lunch. Tasty, light, healthy, original and very easy to prepare. They are good both hot and after they cool. Cook for health!
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- Serve pumpkin gnocchi also with pesto sauce or mushroom sauce. It all depends on your preferences, try different options.

- Prepare sage oil for pumpkin gnocchi: melt the butter in a saucepan and warm it with sage leaves.