Ricotta Gnocchi with Browned Butter & Sage

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 20mins
  • Serves icon
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I love Browned Butter. I could seriously eat it in anything. It is just so delicious as a topping with these light fluffy pillows of carby goodness.

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/ricotta-gnocchi-with-browned-butter-sage

recipe updated Aug 15, 2019


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    80g (about ½ cup)
  • Feta cheese icon
    Feta cheese
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    300g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    80g (about ¾ cup)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Salt icon
    as needed
  • Butter icon
    250g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    as needed


  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Add parmesan cheese to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Blitz - approx 15 sec, speed 10
  4. Then add feta cheese, ricotta cheese, fresh basil and sea salt to the TM5 bowl
  5. Blend - approx 20 sec, speed 6
  6. Then add bread flour to the TM5 bowl
  7. Knead - approx 20 sec, dough
  8. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  9. Cover
  10. Cool in fridge - 2 hr
  11. Line a clean baking sheet with kitchen towel
  12. Flour lightly
  13. Pre-heat oven - low heat
  14. Add water and salt to a clean large saucepan
  15. Boil
  16. Roll dough into rounds
  17. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  18. Transfer dough to large saucepan bit by bit
  19. Boil until floating
  20. Keep warm - low heat
  21. Add butter to a clean frying pan
  22. Boil in frying pan - medium-high heat
  23. Add fresh sage to the frying pan
  24. Cook in frying pan until crispy
  25. Drain with paper towels
  26. Transfer gnocchi to frying pan bit by bit
  27. Fry in frying pan until light golden
  28. Transfer gnocchi to serving plate
  29. Garnish with parmesan cheese and butter
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