Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

Gnocchi traditionally is made with potatoes. Want to celebrate Halloween with cooking? Pumpkin gnocchi would be a great dish to serve and great use of leftover pumpkin. Add your own seasoning and twist to make it as pumpkin as you like.
20201129_214540 Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2


  • 300 Grams Pumpkin puree see direction below/ Equal to 10oz
  • 32 Grams All-purpose flour Equal to 10 oz, prepare extra for dusting
  • 1 Each Egg mixed


  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Butter


Pumpkin Puree

  • Cut pumpkin to half, remove seeds, roasted in the oven at 170c (350f) for 45 mins to 1 hour.
  • Check if the pumpkin is done when it is fork-tender and let it cool.
  • Scoop the flesh and mashed to pumpkin puree in a bowl.

Make Gnocchi

  • Dust flour on the table, place pumpkin puree, slowly add flour, and kneading dough. Add the egg.
  • Roll out and cut into about 1-inch(2.5cm) pieces.
  • Use a fork to press or roll on the tip of the fork for the side of gnocchi.

Cooking gnocchi:

    Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.

    • Cook gnocchi till done. You will know when gnocchi is done when they rise to the surface of the water and drain. Set aside.
    • On the side, heat a pan, add in 1 teaspoon butter over medium heat.
    • Add in gnocchi, shake the pan. Add in the desired seasoning.
    • Stir and cook for a few minutes or till gnocchi is golden.
    • Add salt and pepper, serve immediately.
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