15 Comforting Low-Carb Soups
Soup is the perfect stick-to-your-ribs meal, but many recipes are carb-laden with ingredients like potatoes, grains, and pasta. If you're looking to cut carbohydrates, without sacrificing flavor, these 15 low-carb soups are a great place to start. From creamy favorites like faux potato soup to hearty beef cabbage stew, you won't miss the carbs with these flavorful soups.
Low-Carb Cream of Mushroom Soup
You'll never go back to the canned variety after trying this recipe that features fresh mushrooms. Cream cheese creates a rich texture while thickening the low-carb soup.
Keto Instant Pot Soup (Low Carb)
Easy to whip up in less than hour, this hearty soup is packed with flavor thanks to bold low-carb ingredients like bacon, green bell peppers, and Cheddar cheese.
Low-Carb Chicken-Vegetable Soup
No all low-carb soups are keto appropriate. In this case, a veggie packed soup may have too many carbs for the strict counters, but for general low-carb eaters, there's a lot to like in this soup. First, it has all the comfort of chicken noodle, but with far fewer carbs. You won't be left hungry though; each bite is packed with chicken, squash, carrots, and more.
Creamy Keto Taco Soup with Ground Beef
"Our new family favorite," says carliemae. "I am trying to do keto and it’s hard with a picky husband and a one year old. If you're looking for family friendly keto recipes, this is it. "
Low Carb Broccoli Soup
Two pounds of broccoli disappear into this creamy soup thanks to the help of an immersion blender. Reviewer Dori says, "My kids who don't particularly like broccoli not only loved this soup they asked for seconds."
Low-Carb Chicken and Mushroom Soup
Leftover chicken can be easily transformed into this restaurant-quality soup. Fresh tarragon infuses the entire dish, being both cooked into the soup and sprinkled on top just before serving.
Low-Carb Zuppa Toscana
Traditionally made with potatoes, this low-carb version of zuppa toscana features cauliflower instead. No one will be able to tell the difference between all the flavorful ingredients like bacon, Parmesan, and Italian sausage.
Low-Carb Beef Cabbage Stew
Utilizing pre-shredded cabbage makes this stew easy to throw together. "This is one of the best stews I have ever made!! Bursting with flavor, thick and savory," describes reviewer Marissa Welch.
Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup
Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Soup
"This keto-friendly soup recipe delivers all the flavors you crave in a bacon cheeseburger, without the bun," says recipe creator Soup Loving Nicole. "You won't even miss it."
Keto Pumpkin Soup
This rich soup is full of fall flavor thanks to the use of pumpkin pie spice, which is balanced out with the savory notes of garlic and onions.
Low-Carb Faux Potato Soup
Recipe creator NCSDIVER says, "Both of my children, who eat healthy but can be notoriously picky, loved it. You are replacing potato with turnip, which makes this a very healthy and delicious low-carb, diabetic-friendly meal."
Instant Pot Keto Chicken and Kale Stew
This stew keeps the ingredients list simple without sacrificing taste. Tender pieces of chicken combine with earthy kale and tangy tomatoes for a flavorful dinner.
Low-Carb Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Roasting the cauliflower before making the soup adds an extra layer of depth to the dish. This recipe also happens to be dairy free, getting its creaminess from cashews, tahini, and avocado.
Instant Pot Keto Hamburger Soup
"This creamy, keto-friendly hamburger soup with bacon packs so much flavor you might not even miss the actual sandwich," says recipe creator thedailygourmet. "Garnish each serving with tomatoes, bacon, cheese, and onions, if desired."