Spicy Gnocchi

This is a great warmer in the colder months.

For the gnocchi

  • 500g cooked potatoes, grated
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon of chilli oil

For the rest

  • 1 fennel
  • 150g broccoli florets
  • 2 large handfuls of kale leaves, torn
  • Sprinkling of crushed chilli flakes


Add the flour, eggs, oil and salt into a bowl with the potatoes and knead until you get a smooth dough
Roll into long sausage like shapes and cut roughly into squares
Boil in salted water for 2 minutes or until the gnocchi starts to float
Strain and leave to one side
Cut the fennel into chunks and add to a hot pan with a spoonful of plain oil
Fry for 10-15 minutes, stirring continuously, until golden
Add the broccoli and gnocchi with 50ml water
Add the kale and cook for another 3 minutes until cooked
Serve topped with the chilli flakes and a drizzle of chilli oil