These are the best sweet potato gnocchis you will ever have. Made with wholesome spelled flour, sweet potato and cream cheese. An easy and healthy alternative to the original recipe and served italian style: aglio olio!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: easy to make, gnocchi, healthy, sweet potato
Sweet potato gnocchis
2sweet potatoesbroiled and skinned
1/2cuplow fat cream cheese
Aglio olio sauce
1/4cupolive oilextra vergin
2glovesgarlicsmashed with peel
1tspred pepper flakes
4ozParmesan cheesefreshly grated
sweet potato gnocchi dough
First broil the sweet potatoes in the oven for about 30 minutes at 390F° or 200C° or in the microwave for about 7-10 minutes depending on your microwave. Let the broiled sweet potatoes cool slightly, skin the potatoes and purre the flesh.Put 2 cups of spelt flour and all the remaining ingredients for the gnocchis in a medium bowl and put them roughly together to a dough. If the dough is two wet work more flour into the dough.Put the dough on a floured surface and cut it into 4 pieces.Roll every piece into a 1 inch thick roll and cut it into 1/2 inch long gnocchi . Make sure that the surface is covered with enough flour otherwise the gnocchis will stick to the surface.Before boiling the gnocchis start with the sauce.You have to boil the gnocchis for about 8 minutes. Make sure that the water is enough salted. After boiling put the gnocchis straight from the boiling water into the sauce.
browned butter aglio olio sauce with fresh sage
Cut the fresh sage leaves into thin strips. take the whole garlic gloves and smash them 1 time with the bottom of a sturdy glass. the gloves should burst and split.Heat the olive oil and the butter in a medium pan over medium heat. Put all the sage strips save 2 tsp, the smashed garlic gloves with peel, red pepper flakes, and sea salt into the pan and roast everything until everything starts smelling deliciously.Throw the cooked gnocchis straight from the boiling water int the aglio olio sauce. Add half of the grated parmesan cheese to the pan toss and turn everything for 2-3 minutes.Serve immediately with the remaining parmesan and sage strips.Enjoy :-)