Amounts need to make gnocchi for about 20 people

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  1. devash

    devash

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    Hi All:

    I am planning on makinge potato gnocchi from scratch.  I know how to make it, but never made for 20 people.

    Anyone know how many potatoes, flour, eggs, oil, salt I would need?  Can I just triple or quadruple a good recipe?

    Please advise, this is for Next Monday.
     
  2. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    For the most part a potato gnocchi recipe should pretty much scale up without a problem.
     
  3. devash

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    Hi Pete:

    Thanks so much for the reply.  I will assume that scaling up means tripling and quadrupling.

    Awesome.
     
  4. millionsknives

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    Is it your main dish or just a side dish?  What else is being served?   What's your crowd?  Women children, old people?  Teenage boys?  Lumberjacks?  Firefighters?  A football team?  

    As you can see, how much to portion per person varies wildly
     
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  5. devash

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    Great Question.

    It is as a main for lunch with a salad.  They are all adult women.