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Sausage Gnocchi Soup

Sausage gnocchi soup is easy and ready in 30 minutes. It's perfect for a quick weeknight dinner that's hearty and simple.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 253kcal


  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 large Onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 14 oz. Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage
  • 1 lb White button Mushrooms Sliced
  • 3 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1 can Crushed Tomatoes 15 oz.
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Oregano
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 cup Baby Spinach
  • 1 lb Gnocchi Uncooked


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot (preferably a Dutch oven) over medium heat. 
  • Once the olive oil is warm and shimmery, saute onion until golden and translucent. 
  • Add in garlic and saute for a couple of minutes. 
  • Add in sweet Italian chicken sausage and break it into small pieces as you're cooking it. Stir and cooked until it's browned. 
  • Add in sliced mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes until the mushrooms release their juice. 
  • Next, add tomato paste and crushed tomatoes, mix well so everything is incorporated. 
  • Season with salt and oregano. 
  • Add in water, bring to simmer and cook for 10 minutes. 
  • Add in baby spinach and cook for 5 minutes until they start wilting. 
  • Add in gnocchi and cook for three minutes until they start floating. 
  • Serve warm. 


  • You can use chopped kale instead of spinach and add more vegetables such as bell pepper and zucchini. 
  • Instead of chicken sausage use chicken breast or ground beef. 
  • For a low carb version use cauliflower gnocchi. 
  • Make sure not to overcook the gnocchi as it might become gummy. 
  • For a vegetarian version leave out the sausage and chicken stock and use more vegetables and vegetable stock instead. 
  • Store the leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. You can also freeze gnocchi soup for up to 3 months. 


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 709mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1213IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 5mg