Uses of Saffron in food

Potato gnocchi with saffron and courgettes

Potato gnocchi with saffron and courgettes

How to cook Potato gnocchi with saffron and courgettes?


Here you will find the recipe for cooking Potato gnocchi with saffron and courgettes using Saffron as an ingredient.

  • 800gr of potato dumplings
  • 400 gr of Florentine Zucchini
  • 200 gr of Tarese del Valdarno cut into cubes
  • A pinch of saffron pistils
  • Thyme to taste
  • A golden onion
  • Extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper as needed

Preparation of the dish

Put the saffron pistils in a little warm water, leaving it to infuse for about 30 minutes.

Stew the chopped onion in a little oil and salt, add the sliced ​​courgettes, and brown over low heat. Add the saffron and let it simmer for about 15 minutes until the courgettes are soft.

Brown the Tarese in a pan without adding oil until it is transparent and slightly crunchy.

Cook the dumplings in plenty of lightly salted water.

Gently drain them with a slotted spoon directly into the pan with the zucchini cream. Add the Tarese. Gently stir over high heat, add a sprig of thyme, whisk everything well and serve.

Saffron rice is a very traditional and famous dish in Iran and some European counties.

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