Fried Sage & Cannabis Gnocchi
Savoury, full of flavor, delicious and indulgent! Today’s dish is Fried Sage & Cannabis Gnocchi.
Sage is such an aromatic herb that adds a special flavor to any dish.
If you’ve never made or tried gnocchi, we need to get one thing out of the way first.
How Do You Pronounce Gnocchi?
The best way I can describe or spell it without you hearing me say it out loud is like this: “Nyow-kee.”
Gnocchi are little Italian pastas, classically made with potato.
If we were in Italy, you would say: ” Gnocchi Di Patate!
You first have to mash potatoes together with flour and eggs. It sounds easy, but don’t be fooled by the simple ingredients. Gnocchi is hearty, filling and you’ll always find an excuse to eat just one more!
How Do I Cook With Cannabis?
The very first thing you need to know as a ‘budding’ canna-Chef? How to cook with cannabis.
Secondly, you’ll need to know how and why decarboxylation is the ticket to a perfect weed meal.
Watch our instruction how-to video below before proceeding with the recipe or to read the full article with more detail, click here.
In this recipe, we’re using the super popular, easy-to-make and oh-so versatile: Cannabutter!
You’ll be infusing your gnocchi into cannabutter so this is a key component.
Servings: 1 Cup
- 1/4 to 1/2 Ounce Cannabis
- 1 cup Butter
Decarboxylate your weed by spreading your cannabis evenly on an oven tray And coat with aluminum foil.
Place in the oven on 240F/115C for 25 till 45 minutes, and then let it cool.
Grind your dry cannabis or chop it till fine.
Place the cannabis in a strong mason jar, add butter and (1 tsp of sunflower lecithin)(optional)
Place your closed jar in cold water and let it come to a boil, Boil for 2 to 3 hours.
Strain your butter through a cheesecloth.
Now you can use the Cannabis Butter (Cannabutter)
The video guide might be slightly different than the blog recipe. The blog recipe is the most updated and accurate.
Calories: 1628kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 184g | Saturated Fat: 117g | Cholesterol: 488mg | Sodium: 1621mg | Potassium: 54mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5673IU | Calcium: 54mg
I recommend making a big huge batch ahead of time, freezing some of your cannabutter ( to use whenever you like) and that way you can try out a ton of yummy edibles recipes at your leisure without all of the prep-work.
Homemade VS Store-Bought Gnocchi
If you are feeling adventurous and frisky, go right ahead and make yourself a delicious homemade gnocchi.
Here’s Chef Gordon Ramsey’s recipe.
But before you click, there are so many high-end, quality gnocchi products out there – you may wish to skip this step and purchase in-store.
Whatever you decide, it will taste great – and with that being said, at long last, here’s our recipe for:
Fried Sage & Cannabis Gnocchi Recipe
Servings: 4 people
- 8 tbsp Cannabutter
- 14-16 large Sage leaves fresh
- 1 tsp Grated lemon zest
- 1 dash salt & pepper each
Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil over high heat. Add gnocchi to water. Wait until the all of the gnocchi float to the surface of the water, and then cook them for 1 minute.
Heat 3 Tbs. of cannabutter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is completely melted, use a strainer to transfer the cooked gnocchi from the boiling water to the skillet, shaking off as much water as possible first. Sprinkle with salt and cook, shaking the pan occasionally to turn the gnocchi, until they’re lightly browned, about 2 minutes.