Olive Garden CopyCat Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Soup


  • 1 carrots, shredded or sliced thin
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced thin
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 C roasted chicken, cut bite sized
  • 6 C chicken broth
  • 2 C water
  • 2 16 oz pkgs gnocchi
  • 2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 2 C escarole or kale, diced


  1. In a large stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Saute the carrots, celery, and onion until the onion is clear. Add the thyme and saute another minute.

  2. Add the chicken, chicken broth and water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.

  3. Remove the thyme stems, leaving any leaves behind.

  4. Gently add the gnocchi and continue to boil until they float to the surface.

  5. Stir in the whipping cream and kale. Simmer another 5 minutes.

  6. Serve with crusty bread.

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