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A Thyme to Cook's Spinach Ricotta Gnudi

North End Deli's Creamy Pasta SaladIngredients:
½ c Cooked and Chopped Spinach
1 c Sautéed White Onion
1 T Sautéed Garlic
8 oz Ricotta Cheese
4 Full Heart Farm Eggs
1 ½ c Panko Bread Crumbs
Salt and Fresh Cracked Pepper to taste

Place a large pot of water on the stove and bring to a simmer.
In a large bowl, whisk eggs.
Add spinach, garlic and onion - stir until well combined.
Crumble ricotta cheese and mix.
Add panko bread crumbs.
Season with salt and pepper.
Let rest for 5 minutes.
Scoop and roll into balls.
Place into simmering water.
Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the gnudi float.
Once gnudi floats, cook for an additional 3 minutes.
Toss in nettle cream* and garnish with additional ricotta.
Serve immediately.

*Nettle Cream

½ c Nettles Blanched and Chopped
1 c Heavy Cream
½ c Water
2 Cloves Roasted Garlic
Salt and Pepper to taste

Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.
Heat gently in a pan.

A Thyme to Cook is a local Connecticut caterer- visit their website for more information.

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