Hen Gnocchi Soup

30 Minute Hen Gnocchi Soup is creamy, hearty, and so savory on a chilly day. It’s a household favourite dinner that comes collectively in just below half-hour.

We’re all in regards to the soups proper now. Brothy, creamy, vegetarian or a meaty stew; we find it irresistible all. At this time’s soup is one in all our favorites. We’ve performed with variations of this recipe through the years, however maintain coming again to this precise creamy rooster gnocchi soup recipe time and time once more. Eat it by itself, or pair it with a facet of biscuits or dinner rolls for a really satisfying meal. 

A bowl of chicken gnocchi soup.
  • Heavy Cream Substitute:

    Heavy cream provides you with the creamiest and thickest soup. Should you don’t have entry to heavy cream, you may at all times substitute with half and half or cream cheese 1:1. You can too substitute the 1 cup of heavy cream for 3/4 cup milk plus 1/4 cup melted butter. This provides you with a extra correct fats content material, nevertheless it won’t thicken as a lot as heavy cream.

    In case you are in search of a dairy free substitute, there are a lot of recipes for dairy free/vegan cream alternate options. Nevertheless, a industrial plant-based heavy cream various is your finest guess. It’s best to be capable of discover this subsequent to the common cream in your native grocery retailer, of their specialty vegan part, or you might want to go to a pure meals grocer.

  • Gnocchi:

    Gnocchi are small potato dumplings which might be great additions in soups. You’ll find them in your grocery retailer subsequent to the pasta. Should you don’t have entry to gnocchi or simply don’t prefer it, you may substitute with cheese tortellini. Cheese tortellini could take a couple of minutes longer to cook dinner than the gnocchi, roughly 10 minutes.

  • Variations of Hen Gnocchi Soup:

    There are fairly just a few variations you may play with on this recipe. As said above, you may do this recipe with both gnocchi or tortellini. They’re each scrumptious! You would even exchange the rooster with a sizzling (or gentle) Italian sausage, and add roughly veggies to suite your personal private style preferences.

  • Storage and Reheating Directions:

    Retailer any leftovers of this soup in an hermetic container for as much as 5 days. Cream primarily based soups don’t at all times freeze nicely. You are able to do it, and it ought to keep good for just a few months, however count on the consistency to be a bit completely different as a result of separating that may happen. Permit to thaw utterly within the fridge earlier than reheating.

    Reheat by the bowlful within the microwave in 30 second increments till warmed by, roughly 90 seconds-2 minutes. If you wish to reheat a big quantity directly, it’s sooner to reheat on the stovetop over medium-low warmth in a saucepan till warmed by.

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A ladle full of chicken gnocchi soup.

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  • 2 kilos boneless skinless rooster breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to style
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper or to style
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 cups rooster broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pound gnocchi
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups child spinach roughly chopped


  • Season rooster breasts with salt and pepper. Warmth a big soup pot over medium-high warmth. Add in 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sear rooster breasts in olive oil for two minutes per facet till golden brown, however not cooked by. Take away from pot and put aside.

  • Add in remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pot. Add in onion, carrots, and celery and saute 4-5 minutes. Add in garlic and toast for 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Return rooster to pot. Pour in rooster broth and season with thyme and oregano. Simmer for quarter-hour, till rooster is cooked by and greens are tender.

  • Use tongs to take away rooster. Shred and return to pot. Add in gnocchi and simmer for five minutes.

  • Stir in heavy cream and spinach and warmth 1 to 2 minutes to wilt spinach. Season with extra salt and pepper to style. Serve sizzling.

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