Monday, December 10, 2018

Slow Cooker Creamy Sausage Gnocchi Soup





Slow Cooker Creamy Sausage Gnocchi Soup






This Slow Cooker Creamy Sausage Gnocchi Soup recipe is a delicious, rich comfort food. What's better than a comforting bowl of hearty soup? This crock pot sausage gnocchi soup is amazing!




Ingredients
·      1 lb Italian Sausage, ground
·      1 Onion, diced
·      2 Carrots, chopped
·      2 stalks Celery, diced
·      4 cloves Garlic, pressed or finely minced
·      1 Bay Leaf
·      2 sprigs Fresh Rosemary
·      3 sprigs Fresh Thyme
·      1/2 tsp Basil, dried
·      1/2 tsp Salt
·      1/4 tsp Pepper
·      4 cups Chicken Broth, low sodium
To Thicken
·      1 lb Gnocchi
·      2 cups Half and Half (or heavy cream, evaporated milk) Divided
·      2 Tbsp Corn Starch
To Finish
·      1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
·      5 oz Baby Spinach Leaves




Instructions
1.  Brown sausage in a frying pan until cooked through. Drain and add to the slow cooker.
2.  Add onion, carrot, celery, bay leaf, rosemary, thyme, basil, salt, pepper, and chicken broth. Stir and cook on High for 3 hours or Low for 6 hours.
3.  When time is up, add gnocchi and 1 cup of the half and half.
4.  Add the corn starch to the other 1 cup of half and half and whisk it until smooth. Add to the slow cooker and stir. Cook another 30 minutes on High, or 1 hour on Low.
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6.  ………………………………………………:full instructionshttps://www.simplyhappyfoodie.com/slow-cooker-creamy-sausage-gnocchi-soup/