Olive Garden Copycat Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

By Lauren
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    This Chicken and Gnocchi Soup is made to replicate Olive Gardens soup recipe. I have to say - it tastes just like the real deal!


    My absolutely favorite soup at Olive Garden is their Olive Garden Chicken & Gnocchi Soup.

    I came across this recipe and I had to try it – and it tastes just like the REAL recipe!  Let me know how you like it!


    Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

    *adapted from Copykat Recipes


    • 1lb. of chicken cooked and diced
    • 1 16 oz package of gnocchi
    • 1 quart of half and half
    • 3 cups of chicken broth
    • 4 tablespoons of butter
    • 1 cup of fresh spinach, chopped
    • 1/2 cup of celery, finely diced
    • 1 cup onion, finely diced
    • 1 cup carrot, finely shredded
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
    • 4 tablespoons flour


    1. Cook gnocchi as directed and set aside.
    2. In a large pot saute onion, celery, garlic, and carrot until onion is translucent.
    3. Stir in flour until well blended.
    4. Add the half and half, broth, chicken, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper.  Stir well and heat to boiling, being careful not to let the milk scorch.
    5. Once it is boiling add gnocchi and simmer for 10 minutes.
    6. Add the spinach and cook for an additional 5 minutes.


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