2cupsmashed potatoesboil the potatoes with their peels on and THEN remove the peels before you mash; so much easier!--about 5-6 potatoes
1 ½cupsflour plus ½ cup as needed
Mix the potatoes and egg together well.
Add in ¾ cup of the flour and mix well.
Continue adding in flour until the desired consistency is met.
Roll out your dough on a well-floured surface into long logs and cut.
Cook immediately or freeze.
Rather than rolling out your dough and cutting, try using a piping bag to pipe your gnocchi.To Cook: Bring lightly salted water to a boil and add the gnocchi. Boil about 3-4 minutes or until the gnocchi float to the surface.