This soup has graced someone’s table at one point or another and everyone loves it. I am by no means taking credit for this delicious soup. Kudos to the awesome person who created this soup.
Today, I am going to share my version of the recipe with you. I have tweaked this recipe to fit my family. I know that there are tons of similar recipes out there of this particular recipe. I found that the original recipe was way to rich for us in-particular, however, with a few adjustments, it was perfect for us.
So, let me share with you my version of the original.
2 Chicken Breasts ( boneless – skinless)
Salt And Pepper
Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
1/2 Tsp Dried Basil
1 Onion – diced
2 Carrots – thinly sliced
2 Celery Stalks – thinly sliced
1/2 Tsp Dried Thyme
1/2 Tsp Rosemary
4 Cups Chicken Broth
2 Bay Leaves
1 Cup Milk
1 Cup Heavy Cream
1 Tbsp Cornstarch
1 Pkg (16 0z) Gnocchi
1 Cup Packed Spinach ( or to taste)
- To the slowcooker add all of the ingredients except for the cornstarch, milk, cream, gnocchi, and spinach. Stir to combine well. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on low for 4-5 hours.
- Remove the chicken and shred. Set aside. Remove the bay leaves and discard them.
- Add the shredded chicken back in to the crockpot.
- Add the milk, cream, and cornstarch to a bowl and stir to combine well. Pour into the crockpot with the chicken. Add in the gnocchi and stir. Place the lid on and cook on high for about 10 – 20 minutes or until the gnocchi is completely cooked through and tender.
- Add the spinach and stir through until the spinach has wilted into the soup. Adjust the seasoning and serve.
- This is so easy to make and has far less calories per serving.
- I use almond milk to cut a few more calories and it tastes just as good.
- You can use half and half if you prefer or just use milk.
- I have also used kale instead of spinach and it was amazing. I would add the kale in with the gnocchi and cook it down some instead of adding it to the end.
- I like to top it with more red pepper flakes and shaved parmesan.
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