Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup (Olive Garden Copycat)

This OLIVE GARDEN CREAMY CHICKEN GNOCCHI SOUP is PHENOMENAL! It is quick and easy to make and tastes just like the real thing! It is getting RAVE reviews!


Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Author: Alyssa
Serves: 8

Ingredients

3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup onion, diced
½ cup celery diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 cups half-and-half
1 (14 ounce can chicken broth) for a thinner soup use 2
1 Tablespoon fresh thyme
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, chopped
1 cup diced cooked chicken breast (I used rotisserie)
1 16 ounce package potato gnocchi (on the pasta isle)
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

In a large pot add butter and olive oil. Over medium high heat sauté onion, celery and garlic until tender. Add the flour to create a roux and cook for another minute.
Slowly add the half and half and chicken broth and stir until it starts to thicken. Add the thyme, carrots, spinach, chicken and gnocchi. Simmer for about 5 minutes or until gnocchi is cooked and soup is thickened. (If you want a thinner soup add another can of chicken broth.) Salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.
Notes
Source: AllRecipes/com

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