Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Introduction

Traditional chicken soup is a comfort food and when gnocchi is added to it, it becomes more delicious. This soup is a perfect combination of protein and carbohydrate. This is made of small shredded chicken pieces in the hot soupy water with gnocchi. A very easy but healthy recipe of chicken gnocchi soup will be shared in this blog. It contains lots of protein, fibers, and carbohydrates.

Image credits: chicken gnocchi soup by cookingalamel, lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken, gnocchi, vegetables.

Time of preparation

10 minutes

Time of cooking

20 to 30 minutes

Serving

For 3 to 4 persons

Nutrients

It contains lots of protein and fibers.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse and cut the pieces of chicken.

·         Rinse 1 lb. mini potato gnocchi.

·         Chop onion.

·         Chop garlic.

·         Chop celery and parsley.

·         Chop carrots.

Ingredients

Chicken250-300 gm
Mini potato gnocchi1 lb
Cream½ cup
SaltTo taste
PepperTo taste
Onion1
garlic1 tbsp
Celery 
Carrot2
Parsley3-4 tbsp
Olive Oil3 tbsp

Preparation procedure

·         At first put the chicken pieces into a pot and add 3 to 4 cups of water.

·         Bring it to boil in a medium high flame for 10 minutes.

·         Transfer the boiled chicken pieces into a bowl and collect the chicken broth in another bowl.

·         Shredded the pieces of chicken with the help of two forks.

·         Put some olive oil in a cooking pan and heated.

·         Add chopped onions, carrots, celery in the cooking pan and heat to medium low flame.

·         Stir the vegetables frequently for 6 to 8 minutes.

·         Then add 1 tbsp garlic and 3 to 4 tbsp parsley.

·         Cook them for some time.

·         When the vegetables become soften, add the shredded chicken pieces in the cooking pot.

·         Add 1 lb potato gnocchi.

·         Add the chicken broth to the cooking pan and covered the pan with a lid.

·         Cook them for 10 to 15 minutes.

·         Add some salt to taste.

·         Add some pepper to taste.

·         Add some cream to garnish the soup.

·         Chicken gnocchi soup is ready to taste and it should be served warm.

Variation on the recipe

·         Some bay leaves can be added to get flavor.

·         To make this soup heavy, you can add more cream.

·         You can add various types of vegetables also.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Rinse the vegetables and chicken pieces.

·         Chop vegetables and chicken into proper cubed sized.

·         Use sufficient amount of broth.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this chicken gnocchi soup (1 bowl) is stated below:

Fat- 13 g

Sodium- 1420 mg

Potassium- 616 mg

Net Carbs- 23 g

Protein- 10 g

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