This beautiful and rich and creamy dish is easier to make than you might think. You will be excited to make a meal from scratch and have it turn out so perfectly. Make sure you have all the ingredients you need before you start and then just follow the directions. This is a lovely recipe to make if you are planning a dinner for a date or special occasion. Enjoy.

Ricotta Gnocchi with Mushroom Asparagus Sauce



  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • Sauce:
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon dry basil
  • ½ teaspoon dry rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lb baby bella mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 lb asparagus tips
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Preparation Instructions:

Mix all ingredients together – if mixture is too sticky, add extra flour a little at a time

Roll into long sausage shape, cut to 1 or 2 inch pieces, make dimples with a fork

Drop into boiling water – they are done when they float

Add directly to sauce


In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, worcestershire sauce, basil, rosemary, and pepper until sugar is dissolved – set aside

In a large skillet saute mushrooms, asparagus, and shallots in butter for 2-3 minutes

Pour in sauce mixture, cook 2-3 minutes until sauce reduces

Stir in cream, simmer on low until desired consistency is reached

Gently fold in cooked gnocchi

Serve and enjoy! 

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