Course Entrees
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Lentils
Specialty Diet Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By The Pancake Princess

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Lentil Gnocchi

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
- 4 servings


  • 1 cup lentil purée
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, soft (about ½ cup)
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary, dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt, sea, fine
  • 3/4 cup flour, plus more as needed


  • To make the lentil puree, combine 1/2 cup of dried lentils with 1 cup of water with a pinch of salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 25-35 minutes, or until lentils are very soft.
  • Add one cup of lentils to a food processor or high-powered blender and add the goat cheese, rosemary and salt. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour lentil mixture into a bowl and fold in ¾ cup of flour with a spatula, being careful not to over mix. Add additional flour if needed, a tablespoon at a time, until dough is tacky, but manageable.
  • Roll handfuls of dough between your palms to create long, thin tubes. Cut into approximately 1-inch pieces.
  • Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Boil the gnocchi, a few handfuls at a time, until the gnocchi float to the surface. Drain.
  • To finish: sauté the gnocchi in a little olive oil over medium heat.