Olive Garden Copycat Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Published on August 15, 2012 by Lauren

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  • Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    Olive Garden Copycat Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    I am a HUGE lover of soup and when I went to Olive Garden and tried their Chicken and Gnocchi Soup, I knew I had to come home and try to make it myself.

    If you love soups, here are a couple more of our favorite soup recipes:

    Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup (this is actually my absolutely favorite soup!)

    Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    Slow Cooker Sausage and Kale Soup

    Okay, now back to the Chicken and Gnocchi Soup.  It is the perfect soup to warm you up on a cold winter day – you will absolutely love it!


    Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    Olive Garden Copycat Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

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    Course: Soup
    Author: Lauren Cobello


    • 1 lb. of chicken cooked and diced
    • 1 16 oz package of gnocchi
    • 1 quart of half and half
    • 3 cups of chicken broth
    • 4 tablespoons of butter
    • 1 cup of fresh spinach chopped
    • 1/2 cup of celery finely diced
    • 1 cup onion finely diced
    • 1 cup carrot finely shredded
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
    • 4 tablespoons flour


    • Cook gnocchi as directed and set aside.
    • In a large pot saute onion, celery, garlic, and carrot until onion is translucent.
    • Stir in flour until well blended.
    • Add the half and half, broth, chicken, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper.  Stir well and heat to boiling, being careful not to let the milk scorch.
    • Once it is boiling add gnocchi and simmer for 10 minutes.
    • Add the spinach and cook for an additional 5 minutes.


    Have you grabbed my freezer meal plans, yet? I might be biased but I think they are pretty amazing! They have saved our dinner hour for years now. Check them out!

    Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe



  • Just tried your recipe for Gnocchi Soup, it turned out awesome I had been home all day sick and it was just the comfort food I needed. Thank you for this great recipe. God Bless

  • I just made this and loved it! Sooo good. I actually haven’t eaten at Olive Garden for a quite some time but this was what I’d always order and it seemed pretty spot on to me!

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