Pumpkin gnocchi with smoked ham
Autumn is pumpkin time, isn't it? These gnocchi are a little bit of work, but it's worth for a delicious dish like this.
- Preparation time: 00:45 h.
- Persons: 4
- 300 g pumpkin, cleaned
- 2 eggs
- 350 g flour
- ½ glass water
- salt and pepper
- 120 g leek
- 1 hot chilli pepper
- 60 g butter
- 100 g smoked ham
- 2–3 tbsps South Tyrolean hard cheese or Parmesan
Boil the pumpkin and blend. Add the flour, eggs, water, salt and pepper, before shaping into a firmish dough. Mould into small dumplings and then drop into boiling water. As soon as they rise to the surface, they are ready to eat and can be removed. Quick-fry the leek and the chilli pepper in butter. Add the smoked ham, cut into strips, and then arrange on a serving dish with the gnocchi. Before serving, sprinkle over a little hard cheese or Parmesan.
A special tip:Wine recommendation: South Tyrolean St. Magdalener Klassisch
Source (German brochure): 30 Lieblingsgerichte aus Südtirol (Autonome Provinz Bozen)