Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr 45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baking potatoes, washed
  • Olive oil, for drizzling, plus 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound Gorgonzola

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Season the potatoes with the oil, salt, and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and bake until tender, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Peel the potatoes, discarding the skin, and place in a bowl. Using a ricer, press the baked potato pulp through the ricer, using a medium die, until the potato pulp is smooth and airy. Season with salt and pepper. Add the egg and 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of the flour. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup flour on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper. Turn the dough onto the floured surface and roll into a log, about 1-inch thick. Cut the dough into 1-inch pieces. Roll each piece across the tines of a fork.

In a large saucepan, combine the milk, water, 1 teaspoon olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bring the liquid just to a boil. Add the gnocchi and poach for 5 minutes. Remove the gnocchi with a slotted spoon and drain. Place the cream in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Whisk in 3/4 of the cheese and season with salt and pepper. Cook, over low heat, until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth. Toss the gnocchi with the cream sauce. Spoon onto a large serving platter. Crumble the remaining Gorgonzola over the gnocchi and garnish with a twist of freshly ground black pepper.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Potato Gnocchi

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Potato and Spinach Gnocchi in Cheese Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Potato Gnocchi with Peas, Prosciutto and Ricotta

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Potato Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Sugo

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Gnocchi

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Lamb Ragu with Potato Gnocchi: Pasticcio di Agnello con Gnocchi di Patate

Recipe courtesy of Walter Potenza

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Maple Cinnamon Sage Brown Butter

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2pm | 1c

Unwrapped

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here