CHICKEN GNOCCHI SOUP

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Embark on a culinary journey with our “Chicken Gnocchi Euphoria,” a distinctive rendition of the beloved Chicken Gnocchi Soup. Immerse yourself in the harmonious blend of potato gnocchi, tender chicken, and a palette of fresh vegetables, all enveloped in a velvety, seasoned broth. This soup is not just a dish; it’s a symphony of flavors that promises to elevate your dining experience. Let the curtains rise on this gastronomic masterpiece!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 2 ½ cups cooked chicken, diced into bite-size pieces
  • 16 ounces potato gnocchi
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach, with long stems trimmed
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a Dutch Oven or large pot, set the stage by melting 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  2. The opening act features finely chopped onions, celery, and carrots. Let them perform until tender, a delightful prelude lasting approximately 7-8 minutes.
  3. Transition to a softer melody, adding minced garlic for an additional minute of stirring.
  4. As the plot thickens, sprinkle the stage with all-purpose flour, stirring continuously for 2 minutes to create a seamless performance.
  5. The climax unfolds as you introduce half and half and chicken broth in alternating cadence, reaching a gentle boil, and then simmering for approximately 10 minutes until thickened.
  6. The ensemble takes center stage with the introduction of fresh thyme, diced chicken, and potato gnocchi. Allow them to simmer together for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. The grand finale calls for the entrance of fresh baby spinach, optional red pepper flakes, and the seasoning of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Simmer until the spinach gracefully wilts.

Conclusion:

As the curtain falls on “Chicken Gnocchi Euphoria,” relish in the encore of flavors that transforms a simple soup into a culinary masterpiece. Each spoonful is an invitation to indulge in a symphony of tastes that will leave you craving more. May your culinary adventures be filled with such delightful experiences. Until the next act, happy cooking!

SOURCE OF THE PICTURE : small town woman