Keto Soup Recipes For Cozy Low-Carb Meals
By: Amanda Suazo
For a low-carb way to warm up, look no further than keto soup recipes. These easy dishes cook up into warm and soothing soups packed with fiber and protein—without the extra carbs.
Whether you whip these delicious low-carb soups up on the stovetop, in a slow cooker or in your trusty Instant Pot, these satisfying soups are perfect comfort food. Partner with some keto bread for a filling meal that meets your macros.
Make these hot (and cold!) keto soup recipes year-round for meals that will warm you from the inside out.
Keto soup recipes: Bone broth
This rich bone marrow broth gets an anti-inflammatory boost from spices like cardamom, ginger and turmeric.
All you need is to cook the ingredients in a large pot or crockpot, strain and then enjoy either by itself or as a base for a nourishing soup or stew.
Don’t be intimidated by the ingredients in this bone broth recipe. Pasture-raised chicken feet create an ultra-gelatinous and nourishing chicken broth packed with collagen and key nutrients.
You can even use leftover bone broth as a base in other soups and curries.
Grass-fed lamb is a nourishing protein source. Using the bones, you can make a savory and herbaceous broth rich in collagen using this keto bone broth recipe from My Keto Kitchen.
This broth is perfect for stews, shirataki noodle soups or sauces.
Beef keto soup recipes
With minimal prep time and help from your slow cooker and Bulletproof Grass-Fed Ghee, you can make a rich and hearty stew that pairs perfectly with mashed cauliflower or steamed green beans.
Every bite gets flavor from savory herbs and fresh veggies like celery, carrots and spinach—and every serving is just under 5 grams of net carbs.
Every spoonful of this keto-friendly soup recipe from Cafe Delites contains fall-apart tender chunks of beef, carrots and cabbage for an unexpectedly filling meal with only 2 grams of net carbs.
The best part is that this soup is versatile. You can use traditional herbs such as rosemary and thyme, or give the dish an Italian flavor with basil and oregano.
This yummy soup recipe from Simply So Healthy takes a classic dish to a whole new level with crisp bacon pieces, tender chunks of stew meat and celery root to replace starchy potatoes.
An added bonus is that you sauté the stew beef in the rendered bacon fat, creating a rich flavor that will have you wanting more than one bowl.
Every serving size is a miraculous 5 grams of net carbs, so if you treat yourself, you won’t knock yourself out of ketosis.
Top with a runny soft-boiled egg, and you can have it all ready in under 30 minutes with just 4.5 grams of net carbs.
Chicken keto soup recipes
No heavy cream here—instead, this keto soup recipe gets a naturally silky texture from fresh pumpkin and coconut cream.
With added zest from turmeric, fresh ginger and lime juice, this chicken soup is both nourishing and comforting. And at a keto-friendly 5 grams of net carbs per serving, you can enjoy it anytime.
Instead of inflammatory wheat noodles, this keto soup recipe from Healthful Pursuit uses spiralized daikon radish. You’ll get the same slurpable effect, without the gluten.
If you miss chicken and rice soup, try this keto soup recipe from Healthy Delicious.
It features tender pearls of riced cauliflower in a creamy broth to create a chicken soup that satisfies.
This low-carb take on tortilla soup from Cooking Classy gets zesty flavor from jalapeños, cumin and lime juice, all mixed with creamy avocado chunks and tender pieces of chicken. (You can use chicken breasts or leftover rotisserie chicken for this versatile recipe.)
Each bowlful is only 8 grams of net carbs. If you tolerate dairy, finish with cheese and sour cream.
Earthy turmeric pairs perfectly with chicken and hearty vegetables in this keto soup recipe from Savory Lotus.
To cut down on carbs, use vegetables like cauliflower florets and chard (steamed before adding to the soup).
This take on chicken noodle soup from Wholesome Yum uses classic ingredients like carrot and celery, plus spaghetti squash “noodles” as a gluten-free and keto swap.
Even though the squash takes time to cook, you only need 10 minutes to prep for a filling soup with only 3 grams of net carbs.
Meatless and vegetable soup recipes
Make a savory meatless meal using this keto soup recipe. Every bite is packed with veggies like zucchini noodles and cabbage, all in a spicy broth seasoned with curry paste and ginger.
Every serving is 11 grams of net carbs, so you can make room for veggies without maxing out your macros.
With the right approach, you can have pumpkin on a keto diet—and this keto soup recipe is one tasty example of how to do it.
Pureed pumpkin blends with creamy coconut milk and warm spices for a silky, satisfying meal with less than 5 grams of net carbs.
Strands of cooked egg swim in a spicy broth with chili peppers, coconut aminos and ginger in this warming soup from KetoDiet Blog. Every serving is just under 3 grams of net carbs.
Avoid the chili pepper if you are sensitive to nightshades, and avoid using coconut aminos if you cannot tolerate fermented foods.
Romaine lettuce…in a soup? Try it to believe it: This super-simple keto soup recipe from Paleo Flourish needs just four ingredients, plus you poach your eggs in the soup broth to save time.
Every serving is just 4 grams of net carbs.
Skip the heavy meats and try seafood in your soup instead.
This keto recipe from Meatified gets delicate flavor from leeks and a creamy coconut-based broth, all with bite-size chunks of salmon.
This chunky, chowder-like soup from The Stay At Home Chef gets a creamy flair from a few rich tablespoons of butter, and savory texture from veggies like celery and carrots.
It’s just 12 grams of net carbs per serving.
This bright and creamy soup recipe from Paleo Flourish takes just minutes to prepare, and uses filling ingredients like avocado, romaine lettuce, coconut milk, lime juice and fresh mint.
It’s a great lower carbohydrate alternative to other chilled soups like borscht at 4 grams of net carbs per serving.
Use this keto recipe from KetoDiet Blog for an easy way to balance your micronutrients.
It uses veggies like cauliflower, watercress and fresh spinach to create a creamy, bright green concoction.
Each serving of this soup provides over 40% of an adult’s average daily potassium and is only 6.3 grams of net carbs.
This keto soup recipe from The Coconut Mama gets a natural creaminess from cauliflower and an extra boost of quality fats from coconut cream.
At 6.3 grams of net carbs per serving, this creamy, dairy-free soup is a must on any cozy weeknight evening.
Spicy keto soup recipes
This zippy keto soup recipe from Simply So Healthy uses red curry paste for a spicy kick, then balances the heat with creamy coconut milk and pureed butternut squash. Simply whip out your Dutch oven and get cooking.
Each serving is 8 grams of net carbs and packed with flavor.
With the quick-cooking power of the Instant Pot, you can have this dairy-free zesty soup from KetoDiet Blog ready in about 30 minutes.
For 9 grams of net carbs, every bowlful contains satisfying chunks of chicken, red pepper and onions in a spicy tomato broth. If you tolerate dairy and want a cheesy enchilada finish to this soup, add a sprinkle of cheddar or Mexican cheese blend to the top of your bowl before enjoying.
If you’re sensitive to nightshades, skip this recipe.
This meaty chili from Wholesome Yum has just the right amount of heat, thanks to ingredients like chili powder, diced tomatoes, green chiles and cumin. It’s also only 10 grams of net carbs per serving.
Heads up: If you’re sensitive to nightshades like tomato, peppers and onions, try a different keto soup recipe.
Simple ginger beef broth, tender steak tips and zoodles fill the perfect starring roles in this low-carb soup recipe from Wholesomelicious.
This recipe also has a crockpot version for those that prefer the low-and-slow method. Each serving has 5 grams of net carbs.
Tip: If you’re missing pho, this recipe easily converts with shirataki noodles and keto-friendly meatballs. Garnish with fresh basil and bean sprouts, and you have a keto pho experience at home.
Red curry paste, lemongrass, ginger and coconut milk create a fragrant broth for this keto soup recipe from Beauty and the Foodie, all topped with tender shrimp.
This soup contains only 4 grams of net carbs per serving and cooks up in under 20 minutes using the Instant Pot.
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