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Olive Garden Chicken & Gnocchi Soup

By Todd Wilbur

Score: 4.86. Votes: 14
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Menu Description: “A creamy soup made with roasted chicken, traditional Italian dumplings and spinach.”

It’s hard to find pre-made gnocchi that is as good as the stuff Olive Garden uses in their hit soup. The gnocchi are shaped into small disks and seasoned with a bit of nutmeg. So we'll make the gnocchi for our clone from scratch. In this secret recipe for gnocchi made the Olive Garden way I found it easiest to use instant mashed potatoes. This saved time and the gnocchi always tasted great. After you make the gnocchi by forming the dough into small disks, you can start on the soup. For the chicken, just grab a roasted chicken in your supermarket. Take off the skin, then remove the meat and chop it up before adding it to the soup. When the soup is done you will have 8 1-cup servings of a soup that tastes exactly like the new Olive Garden favorite.

Source: Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 3 by Todd Wilbur.

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Jennifer Perkins
Dec 18, 2017, 10:46

This soup is sooooo good. One of my favorites when we go to Olive Garden, but it's so much better getting it fresh off the stove without even having to leave the house and this recipe absolutely nails it. YUMMM!

Marina Payne
Sep 3, 2015, 22:00

My husband and I love this soup! we feel like it's better than olive garden's. Maybe its because I use delicious grilled chicken and not canned.