Keto Fathead Gnocchi


Keto Fathead Gnocchi

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 634 kcal


  • 2 cups superfine blanched almond flour
  • 2 cups full-fat mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • In a saucepan over low heat combine butter and mozzarella. Stir continuously until completely melted.
  • Stir vigorously with a rubber spatula until fully combined, and then cool for 2 minutes.
  • In a large bowl combine egg, egg yolk and almond flour.
  • Slowly add the cheese mixture and continue to mix until a rough dough is formed.
  • Transfer the dough onto a smooth surface (or parchment papeand knead until a semi-stretchy dough is formed. (if the dough is too wet, add a tablespoon or more of almond flour)
  • Form the dough into a long roll about 1 inch thick and begin to cut pieces about ½-inch wide.
  • Freeze the gnocchi for 15 minutes before cooking, or freeze them until ready to eat.
  • Bring a pot of salted water to a gentle boil (if it’s too vigorous and the gnocchi will fall apart).
  • Add gnocchi to the water in small batches and boil for 1 to 2 minutes, or until they float to the surface.
  • Remove gnocchi with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Gently toss gnocchi with your favorite sauce and serve!

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