Chicken Gnocchi Soup

11/02/13 10:05 PM

There is nothing like a hot bowl of soup on a cold winters’ day!

And one of our favorites is Chicken Gnocchi Soup.

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If you have ever gone to Olive Garden and had their Chicken Gnocchi, this is very much like that.

Except better!

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Ingredients

1/2 cup unsalted butter

3/4 cup celery, chopped fine

3/4 cup onion, chopped fine

1/2 cup carrots, chopped fine

1 1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced

1/3 cup All Purpose Flour

3/4 cup heavy cream

3/4 cup milk

4 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cup cooked, boneless, skinless chicken breast

3/4 cup spinach, chopped fine

16 oz gnocchi

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Start by cleaning your chicken breast. Using heavy tin foil, place chicken on a sheet and add salt and pepper.

Wrap and place in a 400 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until done.

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Rough chop the celery, onion, carrots and place in the food processor. Mince the garlic and add to the food processor.

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Pulse the food processor and scrap sides down until the vegetables are finely chopped. May sure there are no larger pieces.

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Melt butter on medium high in a large stock pot or dutch oven.

Add vegetables from the food processor. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes.

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Add Flour. It should make a paste. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

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Whisk in heavy cream, milk and chicken stock. Bring to a boil and allow to thicken.

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While you are waiting for the soup to thicken, place your spinach in the food processor and chop down fine.

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Once soup has started to boil, reduce the heat Β to medium and add spinach, gnocchi and seasonings.

Season to taste.

For the gnocchi, I use store bought to save time during the week.

While they aren’t fresh, they are still good.

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Remove chicken from the oven and rough chop. Add to the food processor and chop fine.

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Add chicken to the soup. Allow the soup to cook for 8 to 10 minutes.

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Serve!

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Posted by Michelle Darnell | in Food and Recipes | 28 Comments »

28 Comments on “Chicken Gnocchi Soup”

  1. terry1954 Says:

    I know I would love this soup. I just made some home made chicken soup yesterday. May I ask a question? I have been following you a fair amount of time now. May I know a first name, so I can address you in a better way?

  2. I know you will love this one too! My family fights over the leftovers the next day! πŸ˜‰

    Michelle and Brett πŸ˜‰

  3. terry1954 Says:

    why did I ask. I must have had a brain freeze. for the life of me I could not think of your name. As soon as you said it, I knew it. Sorry. I was telling a g/f last night that I would like to make a trip out to your area, so I was probably thinking about you too hard tonight. LOLOL

  4. No worries Terry! I do the same thing!

  5. charlieray45 Says:

    Good for the soul. πŸ™‚

  6. Yes soup is good for the soul and the hips and the waist and …. πŸ˜‰

  7. Jueseppi B. Says:

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Comβ„’ and commented:
    Delicious recipe Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast, for this post.

  8. Janet RΓΆrschΓ₯ch Says:

    All I can say is that I miss real potato gnocchi. Good work on the recipe!

  9. Thank you! I haven’t really made them from scratch yet. My younger sister makes them all the time. I just don’t have the time to do it right now. But when we get the B&B open, I can do more of what I want with the food.

  10. I don’t t like chicken soup, but I bet I would like this one. Can’t wait to try it.

  11. augusta Says:

    yum!

  12. gooseyanne Says:

    Hey! That looks good enough to eat …

  13. The recipe sounds delicious – thank you for sharing it!

  14. You are so welcome! Thank you! If you haven’t found us on Facebook – Please find us at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Belle-Grove-Plantation-at-Port-Conway/271783509524776 – Please Like Us!

  15. Looks wonderful!

  16. Thank you so much!

  17. Mama Bear Says:

    I really like gnocchi but I’ve never had it this way. Thanks for posting this recipe. It sounds really good!

  18. Great soup, thick and rich and gnocchi are my favorite!! I think I would fight over the leftovers too!

  19. Anne Bonney Says:

    Oh, man! I’m so hungry – this is not fair!

  20. Michelle – You’re killing me here. It looks divine. I just have to figure out how to defat it and retain that yummy, thick goodness. πŸ™‚

  21. I’m always on the lookout for new soup recipes to try for our lunches. I will try this one when Winter comes round. It sounds and looks delicious.

  22. Thank you! It is really good!

  23. Reblogged this on George L. Verge and commented:
    Sounds delicious.

  24. Thank you so much for sharing our blog with your readers! It really means a lot to us!

  25. You are welcome πŸ™‚

  26. πŸ™‚

  27. jlee5879 Says:

    Yum!

  28. Yes it was! Thank you!