Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi with Tomato-Butter Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2021, America's Test Kitchen TV

Cobbled together from ricotta and greens, these dumplings have long evoked rustic Italian cooking. Yet precision is required to get their pillowy texture just right.

SERVES 4 as a main dish or 6 as a side dish

TIME 1¼ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Pillowy, verdant, milky-rich gnudi are Italian dumplings cobbled together from ricotta and greens (usually fresh spinach or chard), delicately seasoned, and bound with egg and flour and/or bread crumbs. The trick to making them well is wate...

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