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Gnocchi Chicken Soup

Gnocchi Chicken Soup

If you like chicken and dumplings, you'll love this soup. Definitely comfort food and quick. You can make it in 35-40 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Gnocchi Chicken Soup
Servings 4 people


  • 4 T. butter
  • 1 c. sliced carrots
  • 4 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 large stalk celery
  • 1 large shallot, chopped (or small onion)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 t. poultry seasoning
  • 1 pinch dried thyme
  • 3 T. flour
  • 2 c. chicken stock or broth
  • 1 c. milk
  • 12 oz. package gnocchi
  • 1.5 c. shredded chicken breast (about 1/2 pound pre-cooked)
  • 1/2 c. frozen peas
  • Seasoned Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium high heat.

  2. Once hot, melt butter in the pan and add the carrots, mushrooms, celery, and shallot.

  3. Stir to coat the vegetables in butter, then saute until the mushrooms release their liquid and it has evaporated, about 3-4 minutes.

  4. Season with seasoned salt and pepper and continue to saute, turning the heat down slightly if necessary, until vegetables are tender. About another 6-7 minutes.

  5. Add garlic, poultry seasoning, and dried thyme, then saute until garlic is fragrant, 1-2 minutes.

  6. Sprinkle flour over vegetables. Stir to combine and cook for 1 minute.

  7. Slowly pour in chicken broth while stirring to avoid lumps, then add the milk and turn the heat up to medium high.

  8. Bring mixture to a buble, stirring occasionaly, then add gnocchi and stir to combine.

  9. Turn heat down to medium and simmer, stirring frequently, until the gnocchi is tender, 5-6 minutes.

  10. Stir in chicken and peas.

  11. Based on taste, add more seasoned salt and/or pepper, if you'd like.

  12. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Recipe Notes

This recipe came from Iowa Girl Eats and was originally gluten-free and not called a soup.  To make it gluten-free, substitute GF flour and GF gnocchi.  It's still great!!


And, if you don't find a 12 oz. package of gnocchi and have to go larger, add more broth and milk.