Tender potato dumplings flecked with bits of browned butter, red pepper confetti, Parmesan cheese and crispy fried sage leaves. My Rustic Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter Sauce is pure comfort food.
Growing up, I used to love to eat gnocchi tossed with melted butter and grated Parmesan. The light, squishy texture is what I remember most. Fueled by nostalgia, I’ve attempted to make gnocchi at home many times over the years. Sometimes with fantastic results. Other times, not so much. The deceivingly simply ingredient list (potato, flour, egg, salt) may lead you to believe that this is an easy recipe. But this is not an easy recipe. Nor is it a hard one. Mastering the art of gnocchi-making simply takes practice. You may fail on your first attempt, but I urge you to keep trying. It’s all worth it once you take that first bite of pillowy potato deliciousness. Continue reading for the recipe.