BAKED GNOCCHI WITH CHEESE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 6 ounces fontina cheese (about 1 1/2 cups) -- grated
  • pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • unsalted butter for baking dish
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • Basic Potato Gnocchi (See separate recipie)

Directions

  • Heat cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until just simmering. Add 2/3 of the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in nutmeg and the pepper. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
  • Preheat oven to 400. Butter an 8" square baking dish; set aside. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add the salt. Add 1/2 the gnocchi; when they rise to the top (after about 2 minutes), continue to cook until tender, about 15 seconds more. Transfer gnocchi to buttered dish. Repeat process with remaining gnocchi.
  • Pour cheese sauce over gnocchi, and gently toss. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Bake gnocchi until golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Notes

Source:

"Martha Stewart Living"

Copyright:

"February 2004"

Categories: European  Main Dish 

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