Chicken and Gnocchi Dumpling Soup

Chicken and Gnocchi Dumpling Soup

CL Sept 16: Good Food Fast
photographer: Jennifer Causey; food stylist: Chelsea Zimmer; prop stylist: Heather Chadduck Hillegas


1 tablespoon olive oil 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 1/2 cups chopped red onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrot 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 5 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson), divided 8 ounces whole-wheat gnocchi (such as Gia Russa) 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup frozen green peas 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

Step 1
Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from pan.

Step 2
Add onion, celery, carrot, rosemary, and thyme to pan; cook 7 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add 4 cups stock, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes. Add gnocchi to pan; cook 3 minutes or until gnocchi float to the surface.

Step 3
Combine remaining 1 cup stock and flour in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Slowly add stock mixture to pan, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in chicken and peas; cook 5 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.