Learn how to make sweet potato gnocchi with this easy recipe. You only need 5-ingredients to make them! Dressed up with a brown butter sage sauce that’s packed with flavor.
– 3 medium sweet potatoes – 2 cups ricotta cheese – 2/3 cup grated parmesan – 1 egg (lightly beaten) – 2 teaspoons kosher salt – 3 ½ – 4 1/2 cups flour Browned Butter Sage Sauce: – 1 cup unsalted butter – 5 Tablespoons fresh sage – Fresh grated parmesan
Wrap the sweet potatoes in wet paper towels and microwave for 5 minutes, per side, 20 minutes total, or until tender, and can be pierced easily with a paring knife. Let cool. (or bake in oven)
Scoop the sweet potato flesh into a bowl and mash. Transfer 3 cups of the sweet potatoes to a large bowl.
Mix in the ricotta, parmesan, egg, and salt until well combined and almost completely smooth.
Then, add the flour 1/2 cup at a time, gently kneading after each addition. Work the dough until it’s just smooth.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Divide dough into 8 pieces.
Roll each piece into a 24″-long rope about ½” thick. Cut into ½” pieces, dust with flour, and arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or wax paper..
Working in batches, add gnocchi to boiling, salted water; cook until gnocchi are tender and float to surface, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon.
Cook butter until it turns golden brown, swirling pan occasionally, about 5 minutes. Off heat, add sage and salt. Toss with gnocchi and serve.