Homemade gnocchi with chunky tomato sauce

A labour of love, these delicate potato pillows make for a mouthwatering dinner! Homemade gnocchi with chunky tomato sauce HANDS-ON TIME 30 min | TOTAL TIME 1 hour |¬†SERVES 4 | VEGETARIAN INGREDIENTS GNOCCHI 500 grams Apache potatoes 130 grams flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 medium egg,¬†lightly whisked CHUNKY TOMATO SAUCE 2 celery spears, roughly chopped 2 onions, peeled and chopped 1 red pepper, seeded and sliced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 punnet plum tomatoes, halved 1 fennel bulb, roughly chopped 2 tbsp olive oil Parmesan, to serve Basil, to serve Parsley, chopped, to serve   METHOD GNOCCHI FILL a pot with cold water and boil potatoes, with the skin on, until soft. Drain, peel and allow to cool. MASH the cooled potatoes through a fine-mesh sieve. On a clean, flat working surface, mix together flour and salt and make a well in the center. Add the mashed potato and whisked egg and slowly start to incorporate the flour and potato mixture together with your hands. Once everything is mixed together, the dough should be soft but not sticky. COVER with a damp cloth and allow the dough to rest while you prepare the sauce. DIVIDE the gnocchi dough into … Continue reading Homemade gnocchi with chunky tomato sauce