Wednesday, April 30, 2008

gnocchi and tomato sauce

did you know making gnocchi is super easy and fun? well it is. i made this gnocchi with whole wheat flour and butternut squash. you of course can make gnocchi with potatoes or sweet potatoes. 

2 c flour
1 c cooked and mashed butternut squash, potato, or sweet potato.

-knead together and roll into long, thin ropes. 

-cut into about an inch rectangles and press into each with a fork. 
-add to boiling water, the gnocchi is done when they float to the top. 
-serve with your favorite sauce. 

easy tomato sauce:
1 28 oz can of whole peeled tomatoes
chopped garlic
2 tbl nutritional yeast (optional) 
dried basil, oregano, and red pepper flakes 
salt and pepper