2 years ago

Slow Cooker Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This creamy, comforting soup is the perfect easy meal for a cold winter day.

8 servings
Preparation time: 4 – 5 hours on HIGH; 6 – 8 hours on LOW

Ingredients
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 cups chopped onions, celery and carrots*
1-2 teaspoons dried basil
1-2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
24 ounces evaporated milk
2 (1-pound) packages potato gnocchi (about 4 cups)
6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped or crumbled
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
5 ounces fresh baby spinach

Directions

  1. Place the chicken, vegetables, garlic, basil, Italian seasoning, poultry seasoning, salt and broth in a slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 to 5 hours or low for 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Shred the chicken directly in the slow cooker or in a separate bowl and add back into the slow cooker.
  4. Add the cornstarch mixture, evaporated milk, gnocchi, bacon and spinach. Stir and replace cover. Cook for an additional 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  5. If needed, gradually stir in up to 1 cup water.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe source: Pinch of Yum

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