Sunday, March 6, 2011

Chicken And Gnocchi Soup

The other night I made soup that I’ve never made before. I’ve tried gnocchi before with some alfredo sauce and wasn’t really a fan. Gnocchi has a taste that is hard to describe.  It like a chewing potato dumpling.  I love the creamy gnocchi soup at olive garden and thought I would try to make my own. I think I like the gnocchi in soup because its covered with other yummy flavors. Honestly I don’t know why I enjoy it in soup, I just do. LOL I found a version off of the Food Network website that turned out quite well.

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Start off by chopping your veggies, garlic and celery.

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Cook and shred your chicken. I used a rotisserie chicken from Kroger. Why not let Kroger do all the work. Winking smile

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Pour your broth, garlic and unsalted butter into sauce pan. Boil until your garlic is tender. Once your garlic is tender add your celery and boil until tender.

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Cook your gnocchi as directed on package.

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Pour your gnocchi, chicken and peas into broth mixture.

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Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

7 Cups of Chicken Broth

4 Cloves of Garlic, minced

3 tablespoons of unsalted butter

1 teaspoon of sugar

1 cup of celery

2 cups of prepared potato gnocchi

1 cup of frozen peas

2 heaping cups of shredded chicken ( I used a rotisserie chicken and let Kroger do all the work)

pepper to taste

parmesan

Pour chicken broth, garlic, butter and sugar into a large saucepan over medium heat, bring to a simmer and cook until the garlic is tender. Add the celery and continue to simmer until almost tender. Bring to a full boil, stir in gnocchi and, cooking until the gnocchi are al dente, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in frozen peas and chicken and turn off the heat. Season with salt and top with parm.

 

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Served with a slice of everything bread.

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1 comment:

  1. This looks so good!!! I am going to make it this week!!!

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