Monday, November 7, 2011

Monday Morning Recipe: Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Chicken Gnocchi Soup
Things You'll Need:
1 cup chicken breasts, cooked and diced
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups cream
½ cup celery, finely diced
1 garlic clove, minced
½ cup carrots, finely shredded
½ cup onion, finely diced
1 cup fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon extra virgin oil
½ teaspoon thyme
½ teaspoon parsley
Freshly grated parmesan cheese - optional
1 pound potato gnocchi - can buy this in the gourmet section of many supermarkets or find a recipe for homemade in the resource section

Step 1
Sauté the onion, celery, garlic, spinach, carrots in the olive oil till the onion is nearly translucent.

Step 2
Add the chicken, chicken broth, and spices. Bring to a boil.

Step 3
Slowly add the gnocchi into the boiling broth.

Step 4
Turn down the heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes.

(If you want a thicker soup, add 1 tablespoon corn starch to the cream before you add it into the broth). Add the cream. Slowly allow the mixture to come to a boil and then turn it off.

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