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How to cook cheese gnocchi so that they do not fall apart: recipe and cooking secrets

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Cheese gnocchi with berries
Cheese gnocchi with berries. Source: depositphotos.com

cheese gnocchi are a very simple and satisfying dish that can be prepared for breakfast, snack, and even a light lunch. To prevent the cheese gnocchi from falling apart, cooks advise not to add too many eggs to the dough!

How to cook cheese gnocchi correctly

Cook Yulia shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious cheese gnocchi that take only 15 minutes to cook.

Recipe for cheese gnocchi

Ingredients:

  • cottage cheese - 350 g
  • eggs (small) - 2 pcs.
  • vanilla sugar - 16 g
  • sugar - 1 tbsp
  • salt - a pinch
  • flour - 120-140 g

Method of preparation:

1. Put cottage cheese with 9% fat content in a bowl. Add the eggs (for large eggs, add 1 egg and 1 yolk), vanilla sugar, sugar and beat with a blender until smooth, or grind through a sieve.

Cheese and eggs

2. Then gradually sift in the flour. Don't add it all at once, because depending on the type, you may need more or less flour. Stir the dough first with a spoon, then knead for a few minutes with your hands. Be guided by the consistency of the dough, it should be tender, soft, plastic and slightly stick to your hands.

Preparing the dough

3. Sprinkle the surface with flour, put half of the mass and form a long thin sausage, cut into small pieces.

How to cook cheese gnocchi correctly

4. Put the gnocchi into the salted boiling water, reduce the heat to medium, and stir a little. As soon as they pop up, let them cook for a few more seconds and remove.

How long to cook cheese gnocchi

Serve with butter, berries, sour cream!

Ready-made cheese gnocchi

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