Spinach & Ricotta Gnocchi

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: family friendly recipe, gluten free low carb recipes, Low carb spinach
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 31kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A flour-less gnocchi recipe made from spinach and ricotta makes a delicious low carb dish.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Spinach cooked
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 2 Egg yolks beaten
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Cut the stems off the spinach and cook in a large pan of boiling water for 1 minute. Remove and plunge into a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking.
  • Drain the spinach leaves well, and squeeze out any excess water. Chop the leaves very fine.
  • Put the spinach, Ricotta,Parmesan cheese, egg yolks and seasoning into a bowl. Mix well.
  • Shape the mixture into balls about the size of walnuts.  Or make them gnocchi shaped.
  • Lightly butter a casserole dish and place the gnocchi in it. 
  • Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve with your sauce of choice.

Notes

Makes 24 gnocchi
Nutritional Info per gnocchi -  31 Calories, 2g Fat, 2g Protein, 1g Total Carb, 0.4g Fibre, 0.6g Net Carb
Serves 2 people (half the recipe)
Nutritional Info per serving – 372 Calories, 24g Fat, 24g Protein, 12g Net Carbs, 4.8g Fibre, 7.2g Net Carbs
 
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Nutrition

Serving: 1gnocchie | Calories: 31kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 0.4g