Easy Chicken Gnocchi Soup


This recipe for chicken gnocchi soup is a “video” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Guy Hendrickson. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Coconut Milk Beverage by So Delicious Dairy Free.

The finished lightly creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup:

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeFor more details about the recipe contest, see this post: https://www.godairyfree.org/news/march-recipe-madness-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Chicken Gnocchi Soup

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, and soy-free. Just be sure you select your gnocchi wisely, as some brand do contain dairy, egg, and/or soy.

For gluten-free and dairy-free chicken gnocchi soup, there are several gnocchi options, including Conte’s Gluten-Free Gnocchi and Le Veneziane Gluten-Free Gnocchi. Note that the final simmer time may vary with gluten-free gnocchi (see the package directions).

Chicken Gnocchi Soup
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Serves: 6
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ¼ onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3-4 carrots, diced
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon powder
  • 2½ cups So Delicious Dairy Free Original Coconut Milk Beverage
  • 5 ounces baby spinach, chopped
  • 1 16-ounce package dairy-free gnocchi (Guy uses Gia Russa; see post above for gluten-free option)
  1. Heat the oil in a stockpot over medium-low to medium heat. Add the vegetables, pepper, and salt, and sauté for 1 minute. Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in the chicken followed by the water, chicken bouillon, and coconut milk beverage. Cover, bring to a boil, uncover, and reduce the heat to a simmer.
  3. Stir in the spinach and gnocchi, cover and simmer 5 minutes, or until the potato pasta is tender.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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