*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              RICOTTA GNOCCHI
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheese/eggs                      Main dish
                 Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2                    Pks. froz. chopped spinach
    2                    Eggs
    2       c            Ricotta cheese
    1       c            Bread crumbs
    1       c            Grated parmesan cheese
    1                    Clove minced garlic
      1/2   t            Salt
    1       pn           Pepper
      1/4   t            Ground nutmeg
    1       t            Dry basil
    1                    Flour
 
   Cook spinach according to directions, then drain.  When cool enough to
   handle, press out as much water as possible with your hands.  In a
   large
   bowl, beat eggs.  Add ricotta and mix well.  Stir in bread crumbs,
   parmesan, garlic, salt, pepper, nutmeg, basil, and spinach.  Mix well.
   Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls.  Rollin four to coat lightly.  Poach half
   the
   balls at a time in a large kettle of boiling water.Cook at a gentle
   boil
   for 10 min.  Remove with a slotted spoon.  Serve with butter &
   parmesan
   cheese, or with a tomato sauce.
   Note:  You can also bake these in a 375 oven for about 20 minutes.
  
 
 
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