Keto Loaded Baked “Potato” Soup

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Keto Loaded Baked “Potato” Soup 

Vegetarian cuisine - Chinese cuisine

Keto Loaded Baked Cauliflower “Potato” Soup

Geri Terry
Alright, Ketonians! Fall is here, and in Texas, it has finally dropped below 90 degrees. What better to welcome the new season with some warm and creamy soup recipes? Starting strong with this Geri Terry-modified or “Gerified” Julia Child Loaded Baked “Potato” Soup! Hearty, delicious, and most importantly...KETO! 
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Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 340.7


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  • Melt half of the butter in a heavy saucepan or dutch oven over medium heat. Stir in leeks and cook slowly without browning too much, for 5 minutes. Leeks will reduce and lose about half their volume.
    Stuffing - Baked potato soup
  • Add remaining butter and cauliflower bits. Bring heat to medium-high and cook all together stirring occasionally. If the mixture starts to brown, lower the heat a bit. The cauliflower will also reduce as it cooks. 
  • When veggies are tender (5 minutes or so) add 5 cups of the hot water and Better Than Bouillon. Simmer soup with the lid ajar, on low for 15 minutes stirring occasionally. The mixture should be fairly thick.
    Stuffing - Baked potato soup
  • For a more peasant style chunky soup, mash the vegetables with a potato masher. For a smoother texture us a hand blender to get it more consistently creamy.  You can add a bit more hot water if you feel its too thick.
    Vegetarian cuisine - Baked potato soup
  • Turn the heat to low and stir in the cheddar cheese. Stir till melted and smooth.
  • On low heat add additional cream and butter. Taste for salt and pepper, adjust accordingly.
    Low-carbohydrate diet - Baked potato soup
  • I like my bacon sprinkled on top with an additional bit of cheese, but feel free to stir in the bacon if you prefer!
    Italian cuisine - Gravy
  • Additional toppings/garnish: Sour cream, sliced green onions or chives
  • I had some asparagus in the fridge ready to go south, so, I sauteed them up with a bit of butter and sea salt. Pretty garnish and delish too!

Aunt Ger Tip

  • Leeks tend to be sandy/gritty. The easiest way to clean them is to slice off and discard the root end. Slice the leek in half from top to bottom and discard 3 or 4 outer leaves. Slice into ¼ inch rounds. Fill a large bowl with cool water and add the leeks. Swish with your hands. The dirt will sink to the bottom and the clean leeks will float to the top! Remove the leeks with your hands into a strainer.
    Vegetarian cuisine - Side dish
  •  I ALWAYS shred my own. Bagged shredded cheese has additives to keep the cheese from clumping. This can as much as DOUBLE your carb count!
    Vegetarian cuisine - Junk food
  • I prefer Bacon on a sheet pan in the oven.  Line your pan with foil and it is a NO-MESS clean-up! 
Nutrition Facts
Keto Loaded Baked Cauliflower “Potato” Soup
Serving Size
1 bowl
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Net Carbs
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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This Keto Loaded Baked “Potato” Soup is a keto-friendly recipe.

Aunt Ger is our head Chef behind Ketonia, responsible for creating the delicious Ketonia products you know and love. 

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