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Home made pasta – Gnocchi
March 3, 2017


Potato – 2 medium
Wheat flour – 3 to 4 spoons
Broccoli – 1/2 small
Button Mushrooms – 6 PCs
Zucchini – 1/2 medium
Yellow Bell Pepper – 1/2
Red Bell Pepper – 1/2
Tomato homemade puree – 1 medium bowl
Garlic cloves – 3
Oregano – 1 tbsp
Thyme – 1 tbsp
Basil leaves
Black pepper as required
Salt as required


1. Steam the potatoes
2. Potatoes to be finely grated
3. Add wheat flour to grated potatoes
4. Make the dough
5. Make cylindrical shapes from the dough and cut into small pieces
6. Put the dumplings in boiling water
7. Dumplings are ready when they start floating over the water
8. Sieve and strain
9. Heat 1 spoon of extra virgin olive oil in a pan
10. Saute garlic, broccoli, mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers
11. Add the homemade tomato puree
12. Add all oregano , thyme, basil leaves , salt & pepper
13. Add gnocchi
14. Let it cook for 3-4 minute
15. Serve hot


Gnocchi – Healthy replacement to Pasta
Potato – Reduces Cholesterol levels and Boosts heart health
Mushrooms: Low in sodium helps to lower blood pressure
Zucchini: Helps in weight management
Bell peppers: The capsaicin in bell peppers reduced bad cholesterol
Tomato: It is a potassium rich food that plays positive role in cardiovascular health
Garlic: Helps to lower high blood pressure