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Chicken Gnocchi Soup
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5 from 4 votes

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup recipe is a game-changer for soups. The consistency, flavor, and ingredients are unmatched with any other soup in my opinion. Skip going out to eat and enjoy this soup at home. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken gnocchi soup
Servings: 4
Author: Jill


  • 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced (white or yellow)
  • 2 celery diced
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon thyme dried or fresh if using fresh thyme sprigs be sure to discard before serving.
  • 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cooked and diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 16 ounces potato gnocchi 1 store-bought package
  • 1 ½ cups half and half
  • 1 cup fresh spinach


  • Heat oil in a dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add diced onions, celery, and shredded carrots. Season with kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper to your liking. Saute until the onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add garlic and thyme and saute for another minute or until fragrant.
  • Add the cooked chicken and chicken broth to the pot. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to simmer. Stir in gnocchi and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add half and half and spinach. Let it cook for an additional 2 minutes before serving.
  • Serve.