How to Make Gnocchi at Home?
You can use homemade gnocchi for this recipe or buy ready-made. Although it takes some time to make gnocchi from scratch at home, you can also prepare your own gnocchi at home.
Gnocchi is made from potatoes, flour, and eggs. To make gnocchi at home, firstly peel the potatoes and boil them in salted water. Then mash the potatoes. Add flour and eggs to a bowl. Knead the ingredients until you get a dough. Divide the dough into small pieces. Cook for 3-4 minutes in salted water in a large pot. Then drain with the help of a colander and serve.
For more detail, you can check out our Homemade Gnocchi recipe.
How to Make Bacon-Chicken Gnocchi Soup?
You can easily add bacon to this soup recipe. To make the Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup recipe (copycat), cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crispy, about 5 minutes. Leave a tablespoon of bacon grease in the pan. Then add the onion, celery, and carrot to the pot. Cook, stirring, until the onion is translucent, about 5 to 8 minutes. Add the garlic and cook the vegetables for another 2 minutes. Then add flour and fry for about 1 minute. Add the chicken, chicken stock, and seasonings to the soup. After the soup boils, turn down the heat. When the chickens begin to soften, add the gnocchi. Simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the gnocchi are tender. Then add the spinach and cook the soup for a few more minutes. Put it in bowls. Garnish with bacon and seasonings and serve.
What To Serve with Chicken Gnocchi Soup?
This homemade Chicken & Gnocchi Soup can be served with salads, sandwiches, or appetizers.
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How to Store Chicken Gnocchi Soup?
It is recommended to consume Homemade Chicken and Gnocchi Soup within a few days. Still, you can store this Chicken Gnocchi Soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. But the starch will continue to release itself. Therefore, you can add extra chicken stock when reheating the soup.
Freezing leftover Gnocchi Soup is not a good option. Because this soup contains dairy products. Dairy products can be separated when frozen and reheated. This can spoil the consistency of the soup.