Slow Cooker Turkey & Gnocchi Chowder
 
 
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Serves: 6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 8 slices bacon, chopped into 2" pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (3-7 lb.) turkey breast, boneless, skinless, cut into two pieces
  • ¾ cup onions, chopped
  • ¾ cup carrots, chopped
  • ¾ cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 4 cups (1 L) poultry or vegetable broth
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 3 Tbsp water
  • 1-1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 cup 10% cream
  • 1 package (1 lb.) store-bought potato gnocchi
  • 3 cups fresh baby kale
Instructions
  1. In a sauté pan over medium heat, fry bacon until crispy. Add garlic and cook one minute longer.
  2. Transfer bacon and any bacon fat to a slow cooker. Add turkey, onions, carrots, celery, basil, oregano, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Cover, and cook on high for 4 hours.
  3. Remove turkey to cutting board and chop or shred. Return to slow cooker. Add cornstarch mixture, milk, cream and gnocchi. Cover and cook 45 minutes.
  4. Stir in baby kale, cover cooker until kale is wilted about 2-3 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe by Eat In Eat Out at https://eatineatout.ca/slow-cooker-turkey-gnocchi-chowder/