Potato Gnocchi in Sage Butter

PennyBy Penny  

April 23, 2015

You will need more flour than you think to stop this sticking , but it’s so worth the effort to make your own

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins


2 potatoes

250g plain flour + extra for rolling

1 egg

50g butter

1 garlic clove crushed

About 8 sage leaves


1Pierce the potatoes and microwave until cooked When cooled remove the skin mash with a ricer if you have one , don't add anything to the mash

2Put the mash in a large bowl

3Beat the egg

4Add the egg and flour to the mash and Knead until it forms a dough

5Roll it out on a floured board to a sausage shape

6Cut into half inch pieces

7Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil

8Drop in the gnocchi and cook for 3-5 minutes or until the gnocchi rises to the surface

9Drain well

10Melt the butter in a frying pan

11Add the chopped garlic and sage leaves

12When the butter is foaming add the gnocchi

13Baste regularly and serve , the sage leaves should be crisp