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Creamy chicken meatball & gnocchi soup

Total Time
30 min
10 min
20 min
For a soul-satisfying comfort meal that requires practically no prep, look no further than this easy recipe that delivers the essence of chicken and dumplings. Frozen chicken meatballs, frozen chopped onions, shelf-stable soup, packaged gnocchi, and pre-chopped fresh kale make for a family-friendly dish that requires no chopping.


Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Frozen chopped onions

1 cup(s)

Red pepper flakes

½ tsp

Unsalted chicken stock

4 cup(s)

Condensed canned reduced sodium cream of mushroom soup

10½ fl oz

Turkey meatballs

20 oz, or chicken meatballs, frozen


8 cup(s), chopped

Cauliflower gnocchi

1 pound(s), frozen or shelf-stable


  1. Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add the onions and pepper flakes; cook until the onion softens, 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chicken stock and cream of mushroom soup; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the frozen meatballs; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add the kale; cover, reduce the heat to medium, and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the gnocchi; cook just until the gnocchi is done, 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt.
  2. Serving size: 1 ½ cups