Chicken, ham & Gnocchi Soup

On a grey, cold Sunday, what better way to warm up than with some soup. I adapted this Chicken & Gnocchi Soup recipe to make it my own.

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INGREDIENTS
    • 200g chicken, cooked and diced (left-over roast chicken is perfect)
    • 200g ham
    • 1 Tbs olive oil
    • 4 Tbs butter
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 leek
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 4 cups water
    • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
    • 2 tsp parsley flakes
    • Salt and pepper for seasoning
    • 1 package (500g) potato gnocchi
    • 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In stock pot, melt butter and olive oil together.
  2. Add leeks, onions, carrots and garlic and cook until onions become translucent.
  3. Whisk in your flour and let cook for a minute, slowly stir in your water and stock cubes and simmer until it starts to thicken up.
  4. Meanwhile in pan cook your gnocchi according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  5. Add your milk to your veggie and chicken broth mix and bring to a boil, stir in your seasonings.
  6. Once at a boil reduce heat and add your gnocchi, spinach, ham and chicken simmering until heated through and thickened.
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Chicken, ham & Gnocchi Soup

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