You could deep fry cauliflower gnocchi, but air frying them is a better option. Deep frying adds a lot of extra fat and calories to the dish, making it unhealthy for you. So you should prepare crisp cauliflower gnocchi using the air fryer. It is easy and fast, and you will end up with a healthier main dish, side, or appetizer. Read on to learn how to air fry cauliflower gnocchi and much more.
How to Air Fry Cauliflower Gnocchi
Air frying cauliflower gnocchi is much easier as you need the gnocchi and your Instant Vortex 4-in-1 Air Fryer or any other model you have. If you have frozen cauliflower gnocchi, thaw them in the microwave for 45 seconds. Once thawed, arrange the pieces in the air fryer basket in a single layer and spray them with olive or cooking oil. Cook at 390 degrees F for 15 minutes, flipping them at 7 minutes. If, after 15 minutes, the gnocchi has not turned golden brown and crispy, cook for additional 2 minutes. Then remove and serve when warm with sauce or any other side dish. That is how to air fry cauliflower gnocchi – so easy and fast!
How to Air Fry Frozen Gnocchi
You can also cook frozen cauliflower gnocchi. This means you don’t have to thaw the gnocchi before air frying. You just put the gnocchi in that air fryer basket and sprinkle it with cooking oil. Cook for 5 minutes at 400 degrees F. Pause and spread the pieces in the air fryer basket. Cook for additional 15 minutes at 400 degrees F. You should flip the pieces halfway through. But if they are not overcrowded, flipping them may not be necessary as they will cook evenly on all sides. When time is up, and the cauliflower gnocchi is golden brown and crispy, remove and serve with air fryer broccoli or any other side dish.
How to Air Fry Kale Gnocchi
Kale gnocchi is made with kale, chickpea flour, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, and potato starch. It is nutritious and tasty, especially when cooked using an air fryer. To cook kale gnocchi in the air fryer you just place the gnocchi into the air fryer basket, spreading them evenly. Then sprinkle olive oil over the pieces and air fry them for 12-15 minutes at 400 degrees F. Once fully cooked and crispy, remove and serve with your favorite dipping sauce or main dish.
How to Air Fry Frozen Kale Gnocchi
Place the frozen gnocchi in the air fryer and air fry for around 5 minutes at 380 degrees F. Pause and spread the gnocchi pieces in the air fryer basket. Sprinkle olive oil over them and cook for 15 minutes at 400 degrees F. Flip or shake the basket halfway through. Once done, remove the yummy kale gnocchi, and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
How Do You Cook Trader Joe’s Stuffed Gnocchi in an Air Fryer?
Put the stuffed gnocchi in a bowl and sprinkle them with olive oil. Place the gnocchi in a basket of a preheated air fryer and air fry for 12-15 minutes at 400 degrees F, flipping them or shaking the basket three times throughout the cooking process.
How Do You Know When Cauliflower Gnocchi Are Cooked?
When cauliflower gnocchi turn crispy and golden brown, know they are well cooked. If they have not turned golden brown and crispy after the recommended cooking time, cook them for additional 3-5 minutes.
Air frying cauliflower gnocchi is easy and fast. If you follow the above information about how to air fry cauliflower gnocchi, you will make a crispy and yummy dinner or side dish you and your family will love. Try it and give us feedback.