Potato Gnocchis in Mushroom Pesto
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Preparation Time : 10-15 mins

Cooking Time : 15-20 mins

Serves : 20


    For the Gnocchis

    200g/7oz potatoes
    250g/9oz potato flour
    2 eggs
    salt, to taste
    pepper, to taste
    basil leaves (for garnish)

    For the Mushroom Pesto

    250g/9oz wild mushrooms
    50g/2oz shallots
    50ml/1.75fl oz olive oil
    50g/2oz pine nuts
    salt, to taste
    pepper, to taste

  1. Put all ingredients for the pesto in a food processor and pulse into a paste. Set aside.
  2. Peel and boil potatoes until fully cooked.
  3. Mash the potatoes.
  4. Add in eggs and almound flour and knead into a dough.
  5. Form dough into 1 inch round logs and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  6. Cook in a pot of salted boiling water until they float to the top. Drain and set aside.
  7. Saute the cooked gnocchis with a little olive oil in a pan for 1 minute. Stir in mushroom pesto.
  8. Serve topped with chopped basil leaves.