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Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This thick & creamy soup copycat Olive Garden chicken gnocchi soup is filled with savory chicken, gnocchi, spinach, and a hint of garlic. An Olive Garden classic made right in your own kitchen!


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup onion, diced
  • ½ cup celery , diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 14 oz. chicken broth, (equal to 1 + 3/4 cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 Cup fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 + ½ cups diced cooked chicken breast, (Rotisserie works well)
  • 16 oz. potato gnocchi, (in the pasta isle)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter and the olive oil. Add the diced onion, celery, and minced garlic and heat until tender. Mix in the flour to create a roux and cook for another minute.
  • Add the chicken broth. Gradually stir in the half and half and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the thyme, carrots, spinach, chicken, and gnocchi, and simmer for another 5 minutes or under the gnocchi is cooked and the soup has thickened. Add salt and pepper if desired and serve!


⭐PRO Tip:⭐ If it doesn't seem as though your soup is thick at first, it will definitely thicken more as it continues to simmer. You may even find yourself adding a tad more chicken broth to obtain a thinner consistency.


Calories: 373kcal, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 62mg, Sodium: 637mg, Potassium: 388mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 4140IU, Vitamin C: 10.9mg, Calcium: 127mg, Iron: 3.6mg