Try our recipe for Gnocchi with Mushroom Sauce for a gourmet vegetarian Italian dinner. The flavor of the mushroom and white wine blend together in the sauce for this easy gnocchi recipe for a dish worth savoring.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Soak dried mushrooms in enough boiling water to cover about 15 minutes or until soft. Drain, discarding liquid. Squeeze mushrooms to remove additional liquid.

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Meanwhile, for mushroom sauce:
  • In a 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and stir leek and garlic in hot butter over medium heat for 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove leek mixture. Add oil to Dutch oven; heat over medium-high heat. Add porcini mushrooms, portobello and/or button mushrooms, and cremini mushrooms. Cook about 15 minutes or until mushrooms are lightly browned and liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally. Stir in wine, salt, and pepper.

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together cream and flour; stir into mushroom mixture. Cook and stir until thickened. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in leek mixture and parsley.

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  • Meanwhile, cook gnocchi according to package directions. Serve gnocchi with mushroom sauce.

*Tip:

For a lighter colored sauce, use a knife or a teaspoon to gently scrape away the gills (the black portions underneath the caps) from the portobello mushrooms before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

543 calories; 20 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 878 mg sodium. 78 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 13 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 777 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c;

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Rating: 3 stars
08/04/2017
The flour should be added first with the butter to develop a roux (1:1 flour and butter, sautee for 3~ mins) then remove the roux to a plate, saute the veggies as instructed, then add the cream and bring to temp and slowly whisk the roux into the sauce to thicken, and maybe add a little cheese to finish...