Low Carb Tomato Soup

February 27, 2019Laura

I love tomato soup! My husband does too! He is often walking over to Panera bread and ordering a bowl of their tomato soup with that yummy looking baguette that comes with it. I know I can’t have the baguette, but I wanted a low carb version of tomato soup.

One cup of tomato soup from Panera Bread contains 23 net carbs. A bowl has 33 net carbs. Way too many! I had never made homemade tomato soup before, but figured it would be pretty easy. I made it as basic as possible but still wanted to be sure it wasn’t lacking in flavor.

My version turned out delicious! I got it right on the first try and couldn’t wait to share my recipe here on the blog. I got roughly five cups from this recipe, with each serving containing 6.7g of net carbs. That sounds much better compared to the 23 carbs from Panera. Obviously, I can’t replicate the baguette, but cheese crisp are a delicious substitution. It’s also great topped with shredded mozzarella and basil.

Did my non-keto husband approve? He loved it! I suspect he will be making fewer trips to Panera and requesting my homemade version instead. Like many soups and chilis, it taste even better reheated the next day. Enjoy!

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Low Carb Tomato Soup

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 5 (Serving Size: 1 cup)
  • Calories 87.2

Ingredients

  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1.5 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Method

  • 1)

    Add all ingredients (except for heavy whipping cream) to large pot.

  • 2)

    Bring to boil, them simmer for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  • 3)

    Take pot off heat and use an immersion blender (or regular blender) to puree soup until smooth or to desired consistency.

  • 4)

    Stir in cream and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Notes

Be sure to read labels on canned tomatoes since carb counts vary depending on the brand.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

Calories87.2
Fat4g
Carbohydrates8.4g
Fiber1.7g
Protein1g
Net Carbs6.7g
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