Spinach Soup with Chilli Gnocchi

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

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Gnocchi can be light and, when spiced with hot chilli and fresh coriander, make a very Mediterranean addition to this deeply green fresh - yet satisfying - soup.

There is a view that if you include eggs in gnocchi they will go rubbery. However, the addition of just one size-3 egg does nothing but lighten the dumplings a fraction and ensures that the potato-and-flour base does not sog into the cooking water.

This is a recipe in which frozen spinach works if fresh is unobtaina