Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin, Ricotta and Sage Gnocchi recipe

This homemade gnocchi is a fantastic way to show off in the kitchen! It's actually incredibly easy to make though and tastes delicious with just a simple butter and Parmesan sauce.


  • 400g pumpkin puree
  • 250g ricotta cheese
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp. chopped sage leaves
  • 50g grated Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper

Method of Preparation:

  1. Mix the pumpkin puree, ricotta cheese, egg, Parmesan and sage leaves together. Season well.

  2. Gradually work the flour into the mixture until you have a smooth dough.

  3. Flour your work-surface and your hands. Divide the dough into quarters and then roll into long ropes. Cut the ropes into 2cm lengths and then press a fork into the back of them.

  4. Leave the gnocchi to sit out on the surface for a couple of hours to dry out.

  5. To cook, heat a pan of salted water until boiling and then drop the gnocchi in the water. Cook for 2 minutes or until they float to the surface. Remove from the water with a slotted spoon and then serve.

Make a simple sauce by melting together 100g butter with 50g Parmesan. Season well with salt and pepper and sprinkle in 2 tbsp. chopped fresh sage leaves.

This recipe serves four people.

Author: Laura Young.

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400gabout 14 oz (14.1092 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
250gabout 9 oz (8.81825 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
200gabout 7 oz (7.0546 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
50gabout 2 oz (1.76365 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)


Published: August 2, 2011
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