2 hours serves 2-4

Sage Beef Ragu & Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Pillows of gnocchi heaven with crispy sage and beef ragu.
Gluten-Free Paleo

PREP: 1 hr. 0 min. ACTIVE: 1 hr. 0 min. DIFFICULTY Hard


  • 1 Pre Chuck Roast, salted and cut into 6 cubes
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 bunch sage, 1/2 chopped & 1/2 whole
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 c. mushroom broth
  • 1/2 c. beef broth
  • 1 1/2 c. mushroom broth
Sweet Potato Gnocchi: 
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 c. almond flour
  • 1/2 c. cassava flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 egg white, whisked until frothy
  1. Turn instant pot to sauté and heat coconut oil.
  2. Sauté shallot and onion in oil until soft. Add garlic and chopped sage. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add chuck, whole sage, broths and stout. Cover.
  4. Turn the pot to 'Manual' and set for 45 minutes. Turn to 'High' and set for 6 hours if using a slow cooker.
  5. When done, pour ragu into a large stockpot. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
  6. Let simmer, stirring every couple minutes.
  7. Sweet Potato Gnocchi
  8. Place potato in a medium pot and fill with water until covered.
  9. Bring to a boil with a pinch of salt. Reduce heat. Cover for 15-20 minutes until the potato is easily pierced with a fork.
  10. Let cool and peel off the skin. Mash potato in a bowl until smooth.
  11. Add salt, almond flour, cassava flour, and garlic powder into the potato.
  12. Fold in egg white. If too dry, add a teaspoon of water at a time. If too wet, add a sprinkle of cassava flour at a time.
  13. Form dough into a disk. Wrap in plastic.
  14. Let rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  15. Roll into 4 long snakes, 1/2 inch wide.
  16. Using a fork, make indents on top of snakes. Cut into 1-inch pieces and dust with flour.
  17. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add 1/2 gnocchi. Stir to prevent sticking.
  18. When the gnocchi starts to float to the top, remove and place it into the reducing ragu.
  19. Serve hot with a sprinkle of salt once ragu has reduced by half.


Sage Beef Ragu & Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Amount per 100g