Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: ½ cup


  • 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour


  1. Fill a large pot with water, then bring it to a boil.
  2. While water is heating up, mix together all the ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. Knead for about 5 minutes, or until it has a doughy texture.
  4. On a floured surface, divide the dough into three balls.
  5. Using your hand, roll out each ball into a long rope.
  6. If you have a gnocchi roller, use it to roll out the dough. Alternatively, you can use the prongs of a fork to make small indentations.
  7. Cut each gnocchi about 1 inch long.
  8. Once the water is boiling, add a third of the gnocchis to it.
  9. They’ll sink to the bottom, then rise to the top.
  10. Once they’re at the top, cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  11. Skim them off of the top, then set them aside.
  12. Cook the remaining batches of gnocchi.
  13. Serve with your favorite sauce—marinara’s a great one!


Calories 130 (20 from fat)
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 55mg
Carbohydrate 23g (1g dietary fiber, 0g sugar)
Protein 5g


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