1 pouch(1 cup) Betty Crocker potato flakes( I used Roasted Garlic but you could use any flavor)
1 cup boiling water
1 beaten egg
approx 1.5 cups flour
if you are using plain potato flakes season them to your taste:
(basil, garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, salt or seasoning salt, onion powder ETC)
alternately you can use 1 cup of your homemade mashed potatoes, just omit the boiling water and season to your taste if they are not already pre-seasoned. Great use for left over mashed!
Slowly mix in flour until you have a
Divide into 4 sections
Get out your playdough skills and roll each section into a 1/2 inch thick rope.
With a fork press each piece and gently roll them to create a grooved little roll shape.
Boil them for 1-2 minutes until they rise to the surface.
Top with your favorite sauce and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and you are all done!!
GNOCCHI FREEZES VERY WELL!!
You can make a big batch and pull them out as needed. Freeze (don't boil first) them on a cookie sheet then put them in a freezer bag. Pull them out an toss them in the boiling water until they float!
They CAN be frozen after you boil them but the texture is a little softer.