Discover the comforting flavors of autumn with our Homemade Squash Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage-Butter Sauce recipe. Crafted to celebrate the earthy richness of squash and the creamy tanginess of ricotta, these homemade gnocchi transport you straight into the heart of Italian cuisine.
The base for these soft, pillowy dumplings consists of all-purpose flour, creamy ricotta, smooth squash puree, and an egg. A pinch of ground nutmeg adds a warm, subtly sweet undertone to the gnocchi, while a dash of sea salt enhances all the flavors.
The gnocchi are then briefly boiled until they float to the surface, a clear sign of their readiness. Finally, they’re sautéed in a pan where unsalted butter has been gently browned and fragrant sage leaves crisped, creating an irresistibly simple and aromatic sage-butter sauce.
Every bite of this delightful dish offers a taste of cozy, home-cooked goodness. The squash lends a slight sweetness to the gnocchi, perfectly balanced by the savory sage-butter sauce. Suitable for vegetarians and loved by all, this Homemade Squash Ricotta Gnocchi recipe serves six and takes just 50 minutes to prepare. So, put on your chef’s hat and start creating some Italian magic in your own kitchen today!