Pesto Gnocchi with Prosciutto
Gnocci with pesto is synonymous with Italian cuisine, try our recipe which also includes our prosciutto enhancing the flavors in this classic dish:
To serve 4 people you will need the following ingredients:
- 400g Potatoes
- 120g Flour
- 50g Grana Padano Parmasan
- 1 Grated Nutmeg
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 1 Tsp Salt
For The Sauce:
- 50g Veroni Prosciutto
- 2 Tbs Fresh Pesto
- 120g Cream
- 2 Nubs of Butter
1. Cut the prosciutto into strips and brown them in a frying pan with butter, add the fresh cream and the pesto, mixing them to create a creamy sauce.
For The Gnocchi:
2. Boil the potatoes with the peel on, once cooked, peel and mash them them using a potato masher, add in the flour, egg yolk, Parmesan and nutmeg, add salt and mix to create a soft dough.
3. Spread the dough out into a long rectangle and cut dough into slices, about 4 inches long and roll them into ropes.
4. Cut the ropes into 1 inch pieces slightly angled, continue to add flower to reduce the pieces sticking together
5. Using a fork, create ridges in the gnocchi pieces. Boil a pot of salted water.
6. emerge the gnocchi, without overcrowding the pot, when the pieces rise to the surface, remove them.
7. In a pan put the sauce prepared earlier, add the gnocchi, stiring together, place them in a bowl and serve with a sprinkling of Parmasan.