Mushroom and Chestnut Gnocchi with Truffle Oil: A Delicious and Elegant Dish

Mushroom and Chestnut Gnocchi with Truffle Oil: A Delicious and Elegant Dish

Looking for a delicious and elegant dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy night in? Look no further than mushroom and chestnut gnocchi with truffle oil. The tender gnocchi, combined with the earthy and rich mushrooms and chestnuts, and the fragrant and luxurious truffle oil, make for a dish that is both comforting and sophisticated.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. russet potatoes
  • 1 cup chestnut flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup roasted chestnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • For the Truffle Oil:
  • 1/2 cup high-quality truffle oil

Instructions:

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pot of salted water until tender. Drain and let cool.
  2. Mash the potatoes through a ricer or a fine mesh sieve into a large bowl.
  3. Stir in the chestnut flour, all-purpose flour, egg, salt, and pepper until a soft dough forms.
  4. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll each into a long rope about 1 inch thick. Cut the ropes into 1 inch pieces.
  5. To cook the gnocchi, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the gnocchi and cook until they float to the surface, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the mushrooms, garlic, and chestnuts, and cook until the mushrooms are tender and the chestnuts are crispy, about 10 minutes.
  8. To assemble the dish, transfer the cooked gnocchi to a large serving platter. Spoon the mushroom and chestnut mixture over the top and sprinkle with the fresh parsley.
  9. To make the truffle oil, simply drizzle the high-quality truffle oil over the top of the dish before serving.

This mushroom and chestnut gnocchi with truffle oil is a delicious and elegant dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy night in. The tender gnocchi, combined with the earthy and rich mushrooms and chestnuts, and the fragrant and luxurious truffle oil, make for a dish that is both comforting and sophisticated. So, why not impress your guests with this delicious and elegant dish at your next dinner party or treat yourself to a cozy night in with this delicious and comforting meal?

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