Cream Cheese

Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Cream Cheese Sauce

November 14, 2013
3 Ratings
Author Notes

Potato Gnocchi. For sauce, tomato sauce, white wine, heavy cream and cream cheese.. —Hidemi

  • Serves 4
  • 4 Small Russet Potatoes (about 3/4-1 lb)
  • 8 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 15 ounces Canned Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Small Onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup White Wine
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 ounces Cream Cheese
In This Recipe
  1. Peel and dice potatoes. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender. Drain, transfer to a bowl and mash potatoes. Let cool.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, make tomato cream cheese sauce. In a heated skillet, melt butter and cook garlic over medium heat until fragrant. Stir in onion and cook until tender. Turn off the heat and add 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour. Stir to coat well.
  3. Add tomato sauce,white wine and sugar. Turn on the heat again and bring to a boil. When it boils, add cream cheese, reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes stirring constantly. Then stir in heavy cream, salt and pepper to taste. Keep the sauce warm.
  4. When the mashed potatoes have cooled enough to handle, add 8 tablespoons all-purpose flour and mix until well blended. Take tablespoonful of mixture and shape into a ball.
  5. Boil 4 cups of water in a large saucepan and add pinch of salt. Drop potato gnocchi into the saucepan and cook until the potato gnocchi rise to the surface. Remove the potato gnocchi with a skimmer and drain in a colander.
  6. Put potato gnocchi into the skillet and coat potato gnocchi with sauce shaking the skillet. Turn off the heat, sprinkle minced parsley and put into each serving plate.

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