3 net carbs

Bacon cheeseburger soup

Savor the comforting flavors of a classic cheeseburger in our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup, offering a delicious and hearty meal, simmered to perfection in a rich broth, and providing a guilt-free indulgence.

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Bacon cheeseburger soup

Low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup served in a white bowl, topped with cheese, bacon, and parsley.

Low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup [Keto]

Total Diabetes Wellness
Enjoy our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup, created to align with your low-carb dietary preferences. This hearty soup has the familiar flavors of a classic cheeseburger while adhering to your health goals. With savory bacon, ground beef, and creamy cheddar cheese, each spoonful is delicious and hearty. Simmered to perfection in a rich broth, this soup is simple to prepare without sacrificing taste. Elevate your dining experience with a bowl of this keto-friendly bacon cheeseburger soup, a guilt-free indulgence.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Net Carbs 3 g
*Net carbs are per serving

Ingredients
 

  • ½ pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped into bite-size pieces (about 1 pound)
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions
 

  • In a large Dutch oven or pot over medium heat, cook chopped bacon until crispy. Drain the grease.
    Top-view of cooking chopped bacon in a Dutch oven to make low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup.
  • Add the ground beef, and cook for 8-10 minutes until browned, breaking the beef up with a wooden spoon. Drain excess grease (optional).
    Top view of cooking ground beef with bacon to make low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup.
  • Add the chicken broth, almond milk, cauliflower, dried parsley, salt, and black pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 10-15 minutes until cauliflower is tender.
    Top view of cooking low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup.
  • Remove from heat. Add the heavy cream and cheddar cheese. Stir until well combined and the cheese is melted.
    Top-view of adding cream and cheese to low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup.
  • Garnish with extra shredded cheese and parsley (optional). Enjoy!
    Top-view of low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup in a large Dutch oven, with a serving of soup in a white soup bowl.

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Notes

  • Fresh vs. frozen cauliflower rice: Fresh cauliflower rice may require longer cooking times, while frozen cauliflower rice is convenient but may release more moisture.
  • Spice and herb variations: Experiment with nutmeg or cardamom for warmth. Fresh herbs like parsley or thyme can add a burst of flavor.
  • Option to add unsweetened dried fruit: Consider adding unsweetened dried cherries, cranberries, or raisins for a touch of sweetness and tartness.
  • Substitute sweet potatoes: Swap sweet potatoes for butternut squash for a different flavor profile.
  • Substitutes for Brussels sprouts: Use broccoli or thinly sliced cabbage as an alternative for Brussels sprouts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup recipe Keto?

Yes, this bacon cheeseburger soup is Keto. One 1.5-cup serving has 3 net carbs. This soup is very low in carbs; you could easily have more than 1 serving and still maintain your Keto diet.

Is this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, this recipe is naturally gluten-free.

Storage and Reheating Guidelines

  • Make-ahead: Prepare the low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup as directed, excluding the addition of heavy cream and cheddar cheese. Once cooled, store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
  • Storing leftovers: After allowing the soup to cool, transfer leftovers to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2-3 days. 
  • Freezing instructions: Portion cooled soup into freezer-safe containers, leaving room for expansion, and label with the date. Freeze for up to 2-3 months.
  • To reheat: Thaw overnight in the refrigerator or reheat directly from frozen on the stovetop or in the microwave until heated through, stirring as needed. Serve hot and enjoy!

Additional Details

Welcome to our exploration of the low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup, a flavorful creation designed with your health and dietary preferences in mind. Created for individuals managing diabetes, or anyone following a low-carb or Keto diet, this hearty soup offers a satisfying alternative to traditional high-carb meals.

Soup has long been celebrated as a comforting and nourishing dish, enjoyed for its versatility and ability to bring people together. Our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup pays homage to this tradition while incorporating the familiar flavors of a beloved cheeseburger. By transforming a classic favorite into a low-carb soup, we provide a wholesome option for individuals seeking to maintain balanced blood sugar levels without compromising on taste.

Details about ingredients

At the core of our soup is a selection of ingredients chosen for their health benefits and flavor profiles. Savory bacon and ground beef add protein-rich goodness, while creamy cheddar cheese and cream offer comforting richness. Cauliflower serves as a low-carb substitute for traditional starches, full of vitamins and minerals. Together, these ingredients create a hearty and satisfying soup that’s as nutritious as it is delicious.

Variations

  • Consider incorporating additional low-carb vegetables such as spinach, kale, or zucchini for added fiber and nutrients.
  • Experiment with different cheese varieties such as pepper jack, mozzarella, or Swiss to add a unique flavor twist to your soup.
  • For a smoky flavor boost, add a dash of smoked paprika or chipotle powder to the soup.
  • If you’re a fan of spice, toss in some diced jalapeños or a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes for a fiery kick.
  • To make the soup creamy without heavy cream, try adding a scoop of plain Greek yogurt or coconut cream for a dairy-free option.

Serving pairings

  • Pair our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup with a side of mixed greens dressed with a light vinaigrette for a well-rounded meal.
  • Alternatively, serve it alongside a slice of whole grain bread or a handful of raw veggies for added texture and variety.
  • Opt for water or herbal tea as a refreshing beverage choice to complement the hearty flavors of the soup.
  • By balancing your plate with a mix of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, you can create a satisfying and diabetes-friendly dining experience.

Benefits for people with diabetes

For individuals managing diabetes, our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup offers several benefits that support blood sugar control and overall health. By reducing the carbohydrate content and incorporating nutrient-dense ingredients, this soup helps prevent spikes in blood sugar levels while providing essential nutrients. The combination of protein and healthy fats promotes satiety and helps regulate appetite, making it easier to maintain a balanced diet. Additionally, the low-glycemic index of the ingredients ensures a gradual release of glucose into the bloodstream, minimizing fluctuations in blood sugar levels.

Our low-carb bacon cheeseburger soup offers a flavorful and satisfying option for individuals seeking to manage their diabetes while enjoying the comforting flavors of a classic cheeseburger. With its nourishing ingredients, simple preparation, and practical benefits for blood sugar control, this soup embodies the principles of balanced and mindful eating. By making informed choices and incorporating wholesome recipes like this one into your diet, you can take meaningful steps towards better health and well-being.

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