Gnocchi

What you will need:

  • 1 cup level ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • water

Instructions:

Mix together ricotta cheese and 1 egg.

Add flour to dry mixture.

Add salt.

Lightly flour your countertop or work surface.

Roll out mixture into an oval shape. Cut in half.

Roll each half into a long, skinny rope.

Cut into 1/2-inch cubes.

Fill half of a large pot with water and bring water to a boil.

At boil, add gnocchi.

Stir occasionally.

Strain gnocchi when they start floating to the top.

Cindy Says:

  • Always mix wet ingredients with wet and then mix with the dry.
  • Gnocchi is both a kid-friendly to prepare and to eat! It’s simple and fun
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Cindy Gershen (Founder & Vice Chair)
Cindy Gershen is a well-known and respected advocate for healthy living. Cindy opened the Sunrise Cafe & Bakery in 1981, serving comfort food 'like Mom used to make." The cafe quickly outgrew its location and Cindy opened the Sunrise Bistro as a full service sit-down restaurant to compliment the successful cafe. Sunrise is about giving the customer what they want, from healthy and wholesome menu options to smart recipes without added sugar and salt. After having a stroke in 2001, Cindy lost and has kept off over 90 pounds. She is passionate about sharing the lessons of healthy diet and exercise she has learned and condenses that information into simple, practical solutions that people can use everyday. She often speaks and demonstrates cooking with local businesses and organizations to share her tips for healthy eating and its effects on productivity in the workplace and school environment. Cindy spearheaded the Walnut Creek Wellness City Challenge in 2005. Cindy Gershen is married to Dr Lance Gershen and together have 8 children and presently 9 grandchildren and 2 on the way.