ONION AND POTATOES DUMPLINGS CASUNZIEI – WITH A BUTTER AND SMOKED RICOTTA SAUCE

Casunziei con cipolla e patate

ONION AND POTATOES DUMPLINGS  CASUNZIEI 

ONION AND POTATOES DUNPLINGS CASUNZIEI

WITH A BUTTER AND SMOKED RICOTTA SAUCE

Ingredients for 6 portions (OF ONION AND POTATOES DUMPLINGS):

For the egg pasta


Egg-yolks: 5
Flour: 400g
Semolina: 100g
A trickle of oil
Salt: 1 pinch

For the filling

Butter: 50g
Potatoes: 5
Onions (big size): 2
Salt and pepper
Nutmeg

For The sauce

Smoked ricotta and butter

How to do it:

ONION AND POTATOES DUMPLINGS


1) Sieve the flour, add the semolina and make a well. Put yolks, salt and oil in the middle. Knead well, then let it stand in the fridge for 30 minutes, covered with a wet tea towel.


2) Prepare the filling: melt the butter in a frying-pan. Add onion dices.

onion and potatoes dumplings
3) Add boiled potatoes (smashed with a fork). Flavor with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Let it cool down.

4) Roll the dough out as thin as you can. Put mini-balls of filling, leaving 4-5 cm between them (see the picture).


5) Close the rolled dough leaonion and potatoes dumplings ving the filling in the middle. Press well.

onion and potatoes dumplings
6) Make half-moon shaped ravioli and seal the rims using a fork.

onion and potatoes dumplings
7) Boil the casunziei in salted water. When they surface, strain them and serve with smoked ricotta slivers and melted butter.

onion and potatoes dumplings

Some tips:

1) Smash the potatoes well to have a smooth filling.
2) You must use plenty of flour in every step.

 

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