Spinach and Mushroom Chicken Gnocchi

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Ingredients:

1 tbsp. olive oil

2 chicken breasts, diced or 2 cups rotisserie chicken

1 small onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups sliced mushrooms

4 tbsp. butter

1/4 cup flour

salt and pepper

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)

2 cups milk

1  1/4 cups chicken broth

1 package gnocchi

2 cups spinach

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

2 tsp. parsley and dill

 

 

1.Cook the chicken in a skillet if you are choosing the chicken breasts.  Take the chicken out of the pan when it is cooked.

2. In the same pan, add the olive oil, onions and mushrooms.  Cook for about 5 or 6 minutes then add the garlic.  Take out of the pan and place with the chicken.

3. In the pan add the butter and melt, then whisk in the flour so it makes a paste.  Slowly stir in the spices, chicken broth and milk.  Bring to a slow boil over medium heat until it thickens.  Add the chicken and mushroom mixture, stirring well.  Mix in the parmesan and stir; then add the spinach and gnocchi.

4. Cover and continue heating for another 10 minutes.

 

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