Pumpkin Gnocchi

I was very tenative about this but hubs loves pumpkin things so I went for it. I was very plesantly surprised!
The dish came together really easily and was so simple.
Washing it down with the first pumpkin beer of the season made it excellent

Pumpkin Gnocchi:

1 can (1lb) pumpkin
2-2 1/2 cups of flour
1 egg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup cheese of your choice; grated
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds; toasted until brown

1   mix pumpkin, flour, egg, cinnamon, S&P in small bowl until combined
you may need to add a little more flour to make the gnocchi workable
2   flour your hands and form the dough into 4 rolls
3   individually roll out each roll to about 1/2" thick and then cut them into small rectangles
4   with the back of the tines of a fork impress the fork onto the top of each gnocchi
5   continue with rest of the dough
6   bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
7   place about 1/2 the gnocchi in the pot and cook until they float in the pot,
     open one to make sure they are actually cooked through
8   in a small saucepan heat heavy cream until simmering and then remove from
     heat and stir in cheese, keep on low heat
9   finish boiling the remaining gnocchi
10 plate the gnocchi and spoon the cheese sauce over top, top with toasted pumpkin
     seeds and a little more grated cheese
11 enjoy and be very surprised with how delicious it is!

if you're feeling pumpkiny also try out Pumpkin Seed Bread


  1. I've always wanted to try to make gnocchi but it always looked difficult. Is it time consuming to make?

    Also, pumpkin beer sounds so good!

    1. I always thought so too, the potato kind is more time consuming! but the pumpkin was so so easy- very good kick off to making gnocchi