This one definitely takes some prep and a lot of work...but it's so worth it for a DELICIOUS low carb Italian night!
Begin by melting mozzarella and parmesean on a double broiler, as it begins to melt add in garlic and stir continuously so it melts evenly and throughout (If you have a microwave you can microwave on high for 1 minute with both the cheese and garlic in the bowl)
Fold in one egg and two tablespoons of almond flour and mix thoroughly for 2-3 minutes as a dough starts to form. Fold in the second egg and an additional tablespoons of almond flour, and continue to mix throughly
If your dough is warm to touch, place in the fridge for 45 minutes (or if you're short on time throw it in the freezer for 15)
Take out of the refrigerator and roll out on to a nonstick (almond floured if you want) surface
Make three snake like shapes and cut into small pieces. Hand shape into small ovals...press with a fork in the middle for the little lines)
Prepare a bowl of ice water and place next to the stove
In a separate pot, boil water and place gnocchi in. As soon as one floats, transfer it individually into the ice bath
Transfer gnocchi on to a plate with a paper towel and gently pat dry to remove excess water
Heat up a frying pan with olive oil
Place gnocchi into frying pan and lightly fry until golden brown (about 3-5 minutes) Make sure they are not melting, and if they are turn down the heat or take them off
Garnish with a fresh black pepper, your favorite Italian cheese, and 8-10 basil leaves...Enjoy!
Serving Size 10 pieces
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.