2019 - Prosecco Mushroom Butter Gnocchi with Garlic Chili Trumpets

By Rebecka Evans

4 cups Scaramuzza Ricotta Gnocchi
5 cups Mixed Mushrooms:
2 cups sliced baby bella's
2 cups sliced white button mushrooms
1 cup trumpet mushrooms (substitute: oyster mushrooms if trumpet
mushrooms are not available, cutting larger mushrooms into slices)
2 cups prosecco wine
1/3 cup shallots, plus 1 tablespoon, fine chopped
1/4 cup plus 9 tablespoons, Challenge Butter, divided
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken stock
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 hot chili, (jalapeno, fresno, or other) fine chopped (about 2
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
3 oz. sherry wine
3 ounces seasoned rice vinegar

Prosecco Mushroom Butter Sauce:
Wash mushrooms in cold water and pat dry

Bring Prosecco and fine chopped shallots to a rolling boil. Simmer until wine is reduced to about 3/4 cups. Remove from heat

Allow Prosecco mixture to cool slightly then add 1/4 cup chopped butter, a little at a time. Stir after each addition to combine

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a frying pan over med heat. Saut? 2 cups baby bella mushrooms and 2 cups white button mushrooms for 5 minutes until mushrooms are tender.

Stir in 3 tablespoon flour and 1 tablespoon butter, cook for 1 minute

Slowly add the chicken stock to mushroom mixture, stirring constantly until it boils. Remove from heat

Stir in Prosecco mixture. Season with 1/2 teaspoon sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper. (Add more to taste)

Stir in 2 more tablespoon challenge butter to finish sauce

Keep sauce warm - do not boil

Garlic Chili Trumpets (or Oyster) Mushrooms:
Cut larger trumpets lengthwise into 2-3 slices. Leave small trumpets whole (If trumpet mushrooms are not available, substitute oyster mushrooms)

Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoons Challenge Butter in a heavy skillet, over medium high heat

Add trumpet mushroom in a single layer. Cook until lightly browned on one side (about 3 minutes). Flip and cook for 1 minute longer. Remove mushrooms to a plate

Reduce heat to medium

Add 2 teaspoons chopped hot chili, 1 tablespoon fine chopped shallots and 2 tablespoons minced garlic to the pan. Saut? for 1 - 2 minutes. Do not brown the garlic

Deglaze the pan with 3 ounces good, sherry wine

Return trumpet mushrooms to the pan and raise the heat to medium high. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring to coat

Remove from heat.

Add 3 ounces seasoned rice vinegar. Stir to combine

Set aside until ready to serve

In a large stock pot, boil 4 quarts of water

Once the water is boiling, add 1 tablespoon salt

Add 4 cups Scaramuzza Ricotta Gnocchi to the salted water. When the gnocchi rise to the top they are done. Remove them with a slotted spoon and allow excess liquid to drain off. Transfer gnocchi in batches to the pan with Prosecco Mushroom Butter Sauce.

Once all gnocchi are in the sauce, add 2 more tablespoons Challenge butter and stir the gnocchi and sauce to coat evenly.

Serve the gnocchi in a large casserole dish or individual bowls

Serve with three or four garlic chili trumpets