What a wonderful holiday, especially on a snowy day here in the Pacific Northwest! Here’s a roundup of some low carb soup ideas—
What can I say? Classic, with a bazillion interpretations. No sausage? Use ham and chicken. Not low carb? Make dirty rice. Vegan? Use a combo of black and red beans. It’s all good.
Jambalaya with Cajun Cauliflower-Rice
Servings: 6 // 187 calories, 7 net carbs
Cauliflower-Rice: 131 calories, 5 net carbs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large … Read more “Jambalaya with Cajun Cauliflower-Rice”
Creamy Tomato Soup (low carb)
Six 1-cup servings // 220 calories, 4 net carbs
1 can (28 ounces) San Marzano whole plum tomatoes (their taste is superior)… Read more “Creamy Tomato Soup (low carb)”
What to do with leftover chicken meat? Make soup! If you don’t have leftover meat, just add raw chicken thighs to the broth and cook—stirring a few times until the chicken thighs are cooked through—about 20 minutes. Shirataki noodles have zero carbs, but their texture is more “squeaky” than regular noodles—odd, but not a dealbreaker when I want noodles.
See … Read more “Chicken Noodle Soup (low carb)”
This soup is based on a recipe from Melissa Clark’s “Dinner in an Instant” book. I’ve created a low-carb version.
Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)
4 servings // 340 calories, 6 net carbs
2 packages (12 ounces total) shirataki fettuccine-style noodles
8 cups organic chicken bone broth
4 skinless, pastured-raised boneless chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
2 4×4-inch pieces dried … Read more “Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)”
Based on a Food & Wine recipe, this is a high-calorie dish if you eat three (or more) drumsticks, so it’s probably best reserved for special occasions. On the other hand, it is completely delicious!
Coq au Vin
Five servings (of 3 drumsticks) // 764 calories, 8 net carbs
Eight servings (of 2 drumsticks) // 477 calories, 5 net carbs… Read more “Coq au Vin”