Buckwheat & Ricotta Gnocchi

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Comfort Food

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

  • About

Buckwheat flour gives these gnocchi an earthy flavor that pairs perfectly with a springtime sauce starring peas and spinach. As the seasons change, try different vegetables, like zucchini or other thin-skinned squash in the summer and roasted butternut squash in the fall.


For the Gnocchi

  • cups plus 2 tbsp. homemade or store-bought ricotta
  • ½


  1. Make the gnocchi: Stir ricotta, Pecorino, salt, ¼ tsp. nutmeg, pepper, and egg yolks in a bowl until smooth. Add flours and, using your hands, mix until a slightly firm dough forms. Quarter dough and cover loosely with plastic wrap. On a lightly floured surface, and working with