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Ricotta Gnocchi with Pesto Cream Sauce

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Serves 10 - 12.



1 pound fresh ricotta

1 large egg

1/2 cup grated parmesan

1/2 cup bread crumbs

1 tablespoon melted butter

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Flour for rolling gnocchi


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl until dough is firm (about 1 hour). Roll out in large strands, pinch off 1 inch pieces. Put on plate and back in fridge. Boil gnocchi about 3 minutes or until floating. Pour pesto cream sauce over.


Pesto Sauce

1 cup chopped basil

1/4 cup olive oil

3 tablespoons truffle oil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup pine nuts


Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until all combine; add nuts as desired.


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