A soft dough dumpling made often from Potatoes and semolina
makes a good soup when mixed with steamed vegetables and
spiced with Italian herbs. A wholesome meal alone for this season of spring!!!
Serves 4 bowls
500 gms of Gnocchi
½ cup of all-purpose flour
3 cups of mixed steamed vegetables
4-5 cups of vegetable broth
2 tablespoons of chopped ginger
1 tablespoon of mixed Italian herbs
1 tablespoon dry or fresh dill
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup of chopped parsley
¼ cup oil
Crushed black pepper as per taste
½ teaspoon of asafetida (hing)
Process: Boil the gnocchi in salted water. Once they rise to the
surface, drain the water and then mix some olive oil to it (just to
avoid the sticking of the gnocchi together).
Heat the oil in a pot on medium, add the hing, ginger and saute
until it turns golden brown.
Put the mixed herbs, saute for 30 seconds and reduce the heat.
Add the steamed vegetables, stir well. Add the vegetable broth,
salt, stir well and let it cook. During that time prepare the all-
purpose paste with ¾ cup of water. Once the mixture is hot, add
the paste, gnocchi, dill and allow it to boil. Once it boils then
reduced the heat to low and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
Turn off the heat, sprinkle some crushed black pepper and
garnish with chopped parsley leaves.
Delicious and wholesome Gnocchi soup is ready to serve.
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