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Smith's Chef Jeff Jackson's recipe for Creamy Turkey and Gnocchi Soup

Posted at 1:54 PM, Jan 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-10 15:54:18-05

Smith's Chef Jeff Jackson Recipe

Creamy Turkey and Gnocchi Soup


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. turkey base or chicken bouillon
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 c. chicken broth
  • 3 c. half and half
  • ¼ c. flour
  • 1 lb. package gnocchi
  • 2 c. leftover turkey, or cooked chicken
  • 2 c. baby spinach


1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over med-high heat. Add the carrots, onion, thyme, garlic, and turkey base or bouillon. Stir and cook 3-4 minutes until the onions are translucent.

2. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the carrots are fork tender. Mix the half and half with the flour with a whisk until smooth. Add it to the soup and bring to a simmer. Once it simmers, cook another 5 minutes.

3. Add the gnocchi and then cook 5-6 minutes. Add the turkey and spinach and then cook another 5 minutes or until the spinach is wilted. Taste it and season as necessary. Serve warm and enjoy!

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