Low-Carb Taco Soup


If you are trying Atkins® or another low-carb diet...this soup is awesome! This is a perfect recipe for a gluten-free diet as well. Easy to make and delicious. Garnish with cilantro and shredded Cheddar cheese.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
44 mins
Total Time:
54 mins
6 servings


  • 3 cups chicken broth, divided

  • 1 small head cauliflower, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed

  • 1 (26 ounce) container diced tomatoes

  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine 2 cups broth and cauliflower in a pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook until tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and jalapenos until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add beef; cook and stir until browned and crumbly, about 6 minutes.

  3. Transfer the cooked cauliflower to a blender and puree. Return to the pot; add cream cheese and remaining 1 cup broth. Cook and stir over medium heat until cream cheese is melted, about 3 minutes. Add the beef mixture, tomatoes, and paprika. Season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until flavors blend, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

377 Calories
28g Fat
13g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1282mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 35mg 173%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 587mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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