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5 from 3 votes

Gnocchi made of Tofu

Servings: 2 people


  • 396 g block firm tofu 2 cups of crumbed tofu
  • 30 g 1/4 cupnutritional yeast
  • 60 g 1/2 cup plain flour. Add more if necessary.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 cup Fresh tomatoes
  • 2-3 tablespoons basil Pesto


  • Drain and press the tofu to give it extra firmness. In a food processor, add tofu and plus until it is is at a fine consistency. Add the nutritional yeast, salt, pepper. Next, add the flour and blend together until a ball is formed.
  • Shape small portions of the dough into long ropes. With a knife dipped in flour, cut ropes into 3/4 inch pieces.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop your gnocchi into the simmering water and allow to cook until gnocchi has risen to the top (3-4 minutes); drain well and top with your favorite sauce. I quickly stir fried cherry tomatoes and added to the gnocchi stirring with pesto.