Category Archives: Soups, Stews, Stocks

National Homemade Soup Day: February 4th

What a wonderful holiday, especially on a snowy day here in the Pacific Northwest! Here’s a roundup of some low carb soup ideas—

Creamy Tomato Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)

Zuppa Toscana

Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

French Onion Soup

Italian Vegetable Sausage Soup

Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

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Jambalaya with Cajun Cauliflower-Rice

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

Recipe: Cajun Cauliflower-Rice

1 tablespoon olive oil
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Creamy Tomato Soup (low carb)

Adapted from a recipe by Melissa Sevigny on her “I Breathe I’m Hungry” blog, this recipe is comfort food heaven! Great with a grilled cheese sandwich made with low carb sandwich bread!

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)

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Chicken Noodle 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.
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Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)

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)
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