Sometimes you just need a bowl of delicious, creamy soup. For those times, this Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup is the perfect solution!
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Keyword: chicken, creamy, gnocchi, soup
3bonelessskinless chicken breasts, cut into ½” cubes
1cupdiced white onions
2cupslow-sodium chicken broth
116-oz. package potato gnocchi
Using a large pot or a Dutch oven, add olive oil and place over medium-high heat. Once hot, add cubed chicken. Cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is browned and fully cooked. Remove chicken and set aside.
Using same pot, add butter, onions, celery, carrots and garlic; stir until well combined. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes, or until vegetables have softened.
Add flour, stir until well combined.
Add half-and-half, chicken broth, thyme and pepper; stir until well combined. Bring mixture to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.
Add gnocchi and spinach; stir until well combined. Continue cooking on medium low, stirring often, for 4-5 minutes.
Add cooked chicken; continue cooking for 4-5 more minutes, stirring often.