Copy Cat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Author Tammilee Tips


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots diced
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2-3 cups chicken we use Costco rotisserie chicken cut into pieces
  • 1-2 pound gnocchi
  • 3 cups spinach stems removed
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish


  • In a large pot, heat the butter and oil over medium heat. Add in the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery. Season with salt and pepper and cook until tender, about 10 minutes
  • Add in the flour and stir into the vegetables, cook for 3 minutes, stirring often
  • Stir in chicken broth, followed by 1/2 and 1/2
  • Add in the chicken, bring to a simmer and maintain for 20 minutes, stirring often
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Cook the gnocchi in a separate pot according to the package, add them to the soup with the spinach
  • Simmer until the spinach wilts, stir in basil
  • Garnish with Parmesan Cheese