Copycat Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

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Copycat Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

This hearty soup is a great recipe to make with leftover or rotisserie chicken. By simply using your leftover shredded chicken and a few veggies, you can make it just like Olive Garden’s.

How To Make Copycat Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 2 cup chicken, shredded
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¾ cup onion, diced
  • ½ cup carrots, diced
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cup half & half
  • 1 lb. potato gnocchi
  • 3 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp. basil, chopped
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. parsley
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • Parmesan, grated
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Saute the onion, celery, and garlic in the butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the flour and make a roux.
  3. Add the half and half.
  4. Cook gnocchi according to package directions.
  5. Add in the carrots and chicken in the roux.
  6. Once the mixture thickens, add the chicken broth.
  7. Then add the gnocchi, spinach, and seasonings.
  8. Let simmer until soup is heated through.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve with grated Parmesan on top.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 137mg
  • Calories: 392kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 433mg
  • Protein: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 966mg
  • Vitamin A: 3876IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
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