12 Servings Nanny’s recipe


  • 12 cups dehydrated mashed potato flakes

  • 5 cups flour

  • 4 teaspoons salt

  • 2 eggs


  • Add hot water, enough to make a pliable dough.

  • Roll small portion at a time in flour to thickness of a pen.

  • Cut in 1/2 to 3/4” lengths.

  • When water boils (salted) add plateful of gnocchi (luncheon size plate) to water.

  • When gnocchi come to the top, let boil 1 minute.

  • Scoop out with strainer.

  • Place in macaroni bowl.

  • Top with sauce.

  • Continue until all gnocchi are cooked.

  • Do not attempt to cook all the gnocchi at the same time.

Category: Pasta, Sauces, Rice, and Grains