And not only did the slow cooker option get the most votes, but it actually "won" by a 70% to 30% margin! It’s name is A2. But now that I’ve added the gnocchi and spinach it’s like a casserole. After removing the chicken I sautéed the veggies. This recipe was adapted from my friend Jessica’s version – she introduced me to the genius of using evaporated milk! ), I finally got it just the way I wanted and I think you will love it just as much as we do! I originally created my Slow Cooker Chicken and Gnocchi Soup recipe in the summer time, and have made it many times since. ★☆ While the original version was good, not only did I want to simplify the number of ingredients, but I also wanted to improve the flavor and texture of the soup. Can you update us when you thaw it and eat it again? I always invite the bacon. Using a fork, whisk the cornstarch into the half-and-half until dissolved and then stir the slurry into the soup, along with the gnocchi. This looks amazing, I will let you know how it turns out for me! ★☆ I think this creamy, comforting gnocchi is just the thing to get his spirits up! Pour chicken stock/broth over ingredients in slow cooker, cover with lid, and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or until the chicken is tender. Hope you like it Alaina! Required fields are marked *. I’m not super precise with that but I do count out how many servings I get from it, and in individual soup containers I got ten. Use fat-free half-and-half or whole milk for an even lighter soup. Everything ended up overcooked (or was finished cooking way to soon), so I finally got rid of that slow cooker! You guys have created such an amazing program and so unique with having the food blog but also the optimization of others blogs as part of your income. Arrange chicken breasts in the bottom of a large (6-quart) slow cooker. The notes mention the leftovers soak up a lot of liquid and to maybe add extra evaporated milk. I used to be a teacher, and now making food and writing about it online is my full-time job. The recipe looks delicious! Thank you for the recipe. It is hard to find. Maybe not! Let’s just give ourselves a pat on the back for the carrots, celery, and sautéed garlic spinach that are present at this soup party. Add the cornstarch mixture, evaporated milk, and gnocchi. Are you a fan of that famous restaurant chicken and gnocchi soup? It would work really well if you used a non-dairy milk like soy milk but increased the cornstarch by a tablespoon. You know what – I actually did freeze it just like you described (in lunch jars) but I haven’t tried it yet! Just warm and cozy and happy and perfect. Learn more. Have you had this Olive Garden classic before? ?Enjoy your first day of Autumn???????????? Those savory fluffy little bites of airy perfection cook up just right when stirred in at the end of cook time for this soup. Because evaporated milk has had about 50% of the water removed from it during the canning process it’s thicker than regular milk, or the dairy free milks, so it would need to have a little bit more thickening agent added in order to achieve the same result. Who's ready to create simple recipes at home using wholesome ingredients? Thank you for your tips on slow cookers. I lost a lot of liquid during the cooking process. But I was also okay with them, because I had actually already made and photographed this Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup. In fact, I must insist on the chicken thighs in this recipe, the taste can’t be beat! Those tiny dumplings of happy feelings that are mixed in throughout the chicken gnocchi soup make the whole thing come together. Thank you for this recipe! You are my new best friend, and this is what’s for dinner this coming Sunday! Looks yummy! So great to know this can be made dairy free! I am wondering if the gnocchi would break down & become pastey.