Bread Gnocchi

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Try something new by making this bread gnocchi. Similar to dumplings, it is a good way to turn sliced bread into a meal.

60 Minutes

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  • 300g stale bread with crusts removed
  • 500ml warm milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 25g grana (or parmesan)
  • 5g salt
  • pepper
  • 200g flour


  1. Soak bread in the milk for 30 – 45 minutes, then squeeze the excess milk out.
  2. In a separate bowl put eggs, grana, salt, pepper.
  3. Add bread, mix together and then add the flour. Mixed together to form a wet dough – you may need to add more flour.
  4. Put the dough into a piping bag and pipe logs onto a floured bench. Cut into the logs into 2cm sections.
  5. Cook the gnocchi in batches in a pot of boiling water for three minutes. Put the cooked gnocchi into an oiled bowl while cooking the rest.
  6. Serve with your favourite pasta sauce.
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