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Slow-Cooker Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Seasoned with pesto, our soup-er meal really satisfies, thanks to tender chicken and tiny potato dumplings.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

25 min.

Total Time:

 8 hrs., 35 min.


  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 bulb fennel (1 lb.), trimmed, chopped
  • 4 carrots (8 oz.), quartered lengthwise, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup pesto
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 (17.5 oz.) pkg. potato gnocchi
  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • Grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Place chicken breasts in bottom of 6-qt. slow cooker. Top with fennel, carrots and onion. Combine broth, pesto, salt and pepper; pour over chicken and vegetables.
  2. Cover slow cooker; cook on low 8 hrs. until vegetables and chicken are tender.
  3. Add gnocchi and spinach. Cover; cook 10 min. until gnocchi is cooked through. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

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