With just a few simple ingredients, this delicious Easy Cauliflower Soup is simple to make, keto, gluten free, low carb and sugar free!
Bring on the comfort food.
I think we can all agree that 2020 has been so ridiculously strange, stressful, sad and overwhelming at times.
What do we crave when we are stressed and overwhelmed? Comfort food!
I had a few weeks at the beginning of this where I just didn't care. I was eating too much, drinking a little too much and basically barely moving.
I have an Apple Watch that tracks your steps and movement and one day I had about 1200 steps FOR THE WHOLE DAY.
That is pretty bad. And pretty lazy.
I allowed myself a few weeks but I realized that I felt sluggish and gross and it was time to stop. It's not always easy to reign yourself in, but I knew I wanted to feel better.
I am always cooking, so that's not unusual for me. But so many people who don't regularly cook started to cook.
Some were forced to because there wasn't any takeout and others really enjoyed their new-found-love of cooking.
Me? I cooked every type of comfort food there was to be made.
Soups, stews, lasagnas, ziti...you name it, I made it.
The only problem was that I would get groceries delivered once a week (if that) and I didn't always have the correct ingredients. That was fine with me because I love experimenting with new ingredients.
Even when I was a little side tracked, I still maintained my low carb and sugar free lifestyle. I just ate WAY too much of it.
So now that it is officially 2021 I am back on track... back to this Keto Cauliflower Soup!
This soup requires just a few simple ingredients that are easy to find. There's nothing crazy in here, all normal, easy, simple ingredients.
This soup is warm and comforting, just the perfect comfort food.
It's extremely versatile too. You can add rotisserie chicken, leftover turkey, spinach, chickpeas or beans (if you don't mind that it's not low carb)... the possibilities are endless.
I have even added sliced pepperoni!
It might sound weird, but it's one of those things that you shouldn't knock it until you try it.
See? All simple stuff in here.
Wholesome, low carb, healthy and all types of crazy delicious.
You just blend away!
I love my immersion blender, it's so simple to use. I use it for so many things.
I've made so many different sauces, salsas, smoothies, soups, homemade tomato sauce, whipped cream... I can go on and on.
They are pretty cheap and you will use it for years, I promise.
Look how velvety smooth this comes out. No chunks or clumps in here!
You can also top with whatever you'd like. Obviously I topped mine with bacon and cheese (duh) and green onions, but you can add whatever you'd like.
I've have also added sliced avocado, sour cream and even sliced almonds!
Again, it might sound weird but the almonds add a wonderful crunch to this silky smooth soup.
Another option for something crunchy are those baked cheese crisps. There are several brands that I love, even Trader Joe's makes them.
They are also low carb and gluten free and add the perfect amount of crunch.
- 1 cup yellow onion, chopped (medium)
- 1 tablespoons butter
- 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets, 6-8 cups
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- ⅛ teaspoon ground clove
- 4 cups chicken broth, I use bone broth
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- For garnish:
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 4 slices bacon, crumbled
- 2 green onions (or scallions), chopped
- Chop head of cauliflower head into florets. (About 6-8 cups)
- In a heavy bottom saucepan over medium heat, add butter and onion. Cook for 2 minutes or until the onion is softened.
- Stir in the cauliflower florets and cook for 4-5 minutes. Mix until all florets are warm and covered with onion/butter mixture.
- Season with salt, pepper, onion powder, clove and garlic.
- Add chicken broth and cream and bring to a boil. Cook until all florets are tender. (15-20 minutes).
- Remove from the heat and with an immersion blender puree the soup.
- Top with bacon, chives and cheese!
The yellow onion can be substitute by a red onion (color of soup may change).
Clove can be substitute with nutmeg. I like clove as it gives a nice peppery taste.
Chicken broth can be replaced by chicken bouillon.
If you don’t want to add cream, simply replace the 1 cup of cream with 1 cup of broth. This will create a thinner consistency.
Instead of using an immersion blender, you can scoop the soup into a high powered blender.
Here are some other low carb soups I thought you might enjoy:
Easy Chicken Enchilada Soup from All Day I Dream About Food
Slow Cooker Thai Curry Soup from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Creamy Mixed Mushroom Soup from Vegan in the Freezer
Crock Pot Low Carb Cabbage Roll Soup from Sugar Free Mom
Slow Cooker Ham and Cheese Cauliflower Soup from All Day I Dream About Food
If you made this delicious Cauliflower Soup or any of these other recipes I have shared with you, please come back and let me know. You guys know that I love to hear from you!
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