Keto Cauliflower Leek Soup
This tasty Keto Cauliflower Leek Soup is perfect to detox and nourish your body after overindulging dinners.
An-after holidays must-have recipe to cleanse our body and reset our diet with fewer carbs and starchy food.
What’s A Keto Soup?
A keto soup is like any classic soup but it’s made with lower-carb vegetables such as cauliflower or pumpkin.
Keto soups also tend to be higher in fat than regular recipes to keep your macros high.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
I love this simple leek cauliflower soup because it’s light and doesn’t use any starchy vegetables.
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How To Make Keto Leek And Cauliflower Soup
I love to use vegetable stock as a base for this soup, but chicken stock is a great option as well. Leek and cauliflower are both very low-carb vegetables.
They contain very few calories as well, and they are both amazing sources of fibers, vitamins A and C. Check out my keto vegetable list for a review of all common vegetables!
- Leek: Leek is a keto-friendly ingredient that brings nutrients, color, and a delicious taste to soups.
- Onion: While onions have more carbs than some other vegetables, adding just a few to this recipe brings a great taste. If you want to reduce the carbs more, skip the onion.
- Cauliflower: Cauliflower is one of the lowest-carb vegetables and brings a great texture to the recipe.
- Vegetable Stock: or chicken stock for a slightly meaty flavor.
- Sour Cream: Sour cream brings some tanginess to the soup and is a keto-friendly cream option.
- Heavy Cream: Heavy cream is useful to increase the fat and reach your macros.
My secret for a tasty soup with low-carb vegetables is to roast them first with shallots, garlic, olive oil, and spices.
It’s a straightforward step that adds lots of flavor to any low-carb soup.
Serving The Soup
The texture is not very thick or creamy. It’s a light soup with lots of spices and flavor, perfect for a light family dinner.
I drizzle some extra virgin olive oil on my bowl with some grated mozzarella.
This soup can be stored for up to 3 days in the fridge or frozen for later in airtight containers.
Always wait for the soup to reach room temperature before packing it in containers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Leek soup can be keto-friendly as long as it’s made with the right balance of vegetables. Adding cauliflower lowers the net carbs for example.
Yes, like all soups, this leek and cauliflower soup has some carbs but only 6.7 grams per serving.
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Posted In:Clean EatingGluten freeKetoPaleoVegetarianCauliflowerHeavy CreamLeekOnionGrillingEgg-FreeGluten-FreeGrain-FreeKetoLow-CarbNut-FreeVegetarianLunchSide DishEasyUnder 30 Minutes
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