Instant pot Gnocchi soup : tremendous Olive garden inspired soup

Instant Pot Gnocchi Soup has plenty of flavors. It is hearty and delicious yet satisfying , too. This rich and creamy gnocchi soup is going to be quickly your favorite! This is a yummy soup to make for your family and guests. Pressure cooker Gnocchi Soup tastes like you simmered it for hours on the stove!

When my family want a totally comforting bowl of soup, this soup of my top 4 to do. I used to think it was very involved to make a gnocchi soup, but when we found premade gnocchi in the store, we headed straightforward for my Instant Pot®!

Instant pot Gnocchi soup

Instant pot Olive garden inspired, Gnocchi soup

Equipments :

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  • 16 oz. – Potato Gnocchi, shelf-stable, the one that you find in pasta aisle in a grocery store
  • 2 cups – Spinach chopped
  • 1 cup – Carrots chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup – Celery
  • 1 tsp – Garlic grated
  • 3/4 cup – Onion
  • 3 strings Fresh Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp – Black pepper powder
  • 1 cup – Heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp – Butter
  • 3 cups – low sodium vegetable broth
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 – bay leaf
  • 1 tsp – Italian seasoning

Gnocchi Soup Instructions

Press the saute button on the Instant Pot. Once it displays hot, add butter.

Then add the garlic, bay leaf, celery, onion, and saute for 2 minutes until onion is soft and translucent.

Add a tbsp of water and de-glaze the pot making sure there are no burnt bits stuck at the bottom.

Now add carrots, potato gnocchi, salt, black pepper powder, Italian seasoning, vegetable broth, and thyme. DO NOT stir but press slightly so that gnocchi is underwater.

Close the lid. Turn off the Instant pot from saute mode and Press the manual or pressure cook button and cook on high pressure for 1 minute with the pressure valve in the sealing position.

Once cooking time is done, a quick release of the pressure.

Open the pot, take out the bay leaf and thyme. and press the saute button again.

Add chopped spinach and heavy cream.

Stir and let the soup simmer for 2 minutes. You can add extra stock here if you want to thin out the soup further.
Transfer soup to serving bowls.

Enjoy your Instant pot Gnocchi soup

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