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creamy chicken gnocchi soup

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Copycat

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Copycat boasts tender chicken and pillowy gnocchi blended with vegetables, spices, and creamy broth.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Copycat
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 529kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or chicken thighs - cooked and diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small white onion finely diced
  • 1 stalk of celery chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium carrot shredded
  • 5 cups chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 16 ounces potato gnocchi
  • 2 cups cream or half and half
  • 2 cups fresh spinach roughly chopped


  • Place a large soup pot over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add onion, celery, garlic, and shredded carrot, saute for 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent.
  • Add chicken, chicken broth, salt, pepper, basil, and thyme, bring mixture to a boil, then gently stir in the gnocchi.
  • Boil for 3-5 minutes before reducing heat to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Stir in cream and after that the spinach and cook another 2 minutes until spinach is wilted.
  • Taste, and adjust for salt and pepper.
  • Serve with warm bread on the side.


Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1467mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2363IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 4mg