Slow Cooker Olive Garden Inspired Chicken Gnocchi Soup

3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 package (16 ounces) potato gnocchi

1 cup chopped spinach leaves

1 celery stalk, chopped

½ diced onion

2 cups half and half

4 cups chicken broth

2 teaspoons minced garlic

½ cup grated carrots

1 teaspoon dried thyme

2 tablespoons cornstarch

Salt and pepper, to taste


Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker. Add onions, celery, garlic, and carrots. Season with thyme, salt, and pepper. Pour in the chicken broth.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours, until the chicken is tender.

Remove chicken, shred it, and return to the slow cooker. Stir in half and half and cornstarch.

Add potato gnocchi, cook for 15-30 minutes on high until gnocchi are tender.

Stir in spinach just before serving, cooking until it wilts. Adjust seasoning if needed.

Serve hot, garnished with Parmesan cheese if you like.

This soup is more than just a meal; it’s a culinary journey to Italy. With its rich flavors and creamy texture, it promises to be a cherished addition to your recipe collection. So why wait? Embrace the essence of Italian comfort food with every delightful spoonful of our Slow Cooker Chicken Gnocchi Soup.



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