Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup


This cauliflower and leek soup recipe has no potato which makes it great for those counting carbs or just looking for a different vegetarian soup.

close up view of Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup garnished with fresh herbs in a square white bowl, served with crackers
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 leeks, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 large head cauliflower, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 8 cups vegetable broth

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 cup heavy cream (Optional)


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add leeks, cauliflower, and garlic; cook and stir for about 10 minutes. Stir in vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 45 minutes.

  2. Remove soup from heat; blend with an immersion blender until smooth. Season with salt and pepper; add heavy cream and continue blending until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
13g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 346mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 28mg 138%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 123mg 3%

* 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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