This recipe combines two of my favorites ingredients, gnocchi and chorizo . Both of this ingredients can be associated to many recipe as both are versatile. Chorizo can be added to fish , meat , vegetable, soup , rice …. every recipe taste great associated to chorizo and then gnocchi can be flavored with anything , but chorizo or blue cheese are my all time favorites .
*800 grs of potatoes ( peeled)
*300 grs of flour
*250 grs of chorizo
*6 spring onions
1.Cook the peeled potatoes in salty water until soft.
2.Meanwhile dice in small cubes half of the chorizo and cook in olive oil for 3 minutes and place on kitchen towel to remove excess fat.
3.When the potatoes are cooked drain and mash . Place in a large bowl and add the diced chorizo and the egg , mix by hand and slowly add the flour. Thinly slice 2 spring onion and add to the mix.
4.Place the gnocchi dough on a floured worktop and start to roll it in a sausage shape .
6.In a pot of boiling salty water place the gnocchi and cook until they rise up to the surface, drain .
7.Thinly slice the remaining chorizo and spring onions then add to a hot pan with olive oil, cook for 2 minutes before adding the gnocchi , then cook for around 5 minutes until the gnocchi become a little bit crispy then serve.