July 25, 2018

Reset: Suits all phases

Great Shape: 1 protein, 1 vegetables, 1 dairy

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups shredded mozzarella
3 egg yolks
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
Salt & freshly ground black pepper
8 slices bacon, chopped
2 cups baby spinach
Freshly grated parmesan

Method

  1. Melt mozzarella in microwave for 1 minute. Add egg yolks, one at a time, stirring until completely incorporated.
  2. Stir in Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper. Divide dough into 4 balls and refrigerate until firm, about 10 minutes.
  3. Roll out each ball into logs about 2cm in diameter, and slice into 2cm pieces to make the “gnocchi”.
  4. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook gnocchi for 2 minutes. Drain and return to pot. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy. Drain fat and add spinach and gnocchi and cook for 2 minutes more or until golden.
  5. Garnish with parmesan and freshly ground black pepper and serve.
  6. The basic “gnocchi” recipe is delicious with a napolitana sauce or even with bolognaise.
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