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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Step 1
2 lb • Sweet potatoes
2/3 cup • Ricotta cheese • whole milk
1 1/4 cup • Flour • AP
1/4 tsp • Black pepper • freshly ground
1 1/2 tsp • Salt
1. Pierce the sweet potato with a fork.

2. Bake the sweet potatoes until tender and fully cooked, between 40 to 55 minutes depending on size.

3. Cool slightly.

4. Cut in half and scoop the flesh into a large bowl.

5. Mash the sweet potatoes and transfer to a large measuring cup to make sure the sweet potatoes measure about 2 cups.

6. Transfer the mashed sweet potatoes back to the large bowl.

7.Add the ricotta cheese, salt, cinnamon, and pepper and blend until well mixed.

8.Add the flour, 1/2 cup at a time until a soft dough forms.

9. Lightly flour a work surface and place the dough in a ball on the work surface.

10. Divide the dough into 6 equal balls.

11. Roll out each ball into a 1-inch wide rope.

12. Cut each rope into 1-inch pieces.

13. Roll the gnocchi over the tines of a fork.

14. Transfer the formed gnocchi to a large baking sheet.

15. Continue with the remaining gnocchi.

16. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.

17. Add the gnocchi in 3 batches and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 5 to 6 minutes.

18. Drain the gnocchi using a slotted spoon onto a baking sheet.

19. Tent with foil to keep warm and continue with the remaining gnocchi.
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