16 Keto-Friendly Soups and Stews to Fill You Up


You’re all about the ketogenic diet, a low-carb, high-fat eating plan. But—believe it or not—eating bacon and cheese whenever you want can get old. For some variety, throw your favorite keto ingredients into a hearty, belly-warming soup. Here are our 16 favorite keto soup and stew recipes—from creamy broccoli cheddar to low-carb Vietnamese Pho—that will warm you up fast. (And if you're looking for more keto dinner recipes and low-carb lunch ideas, we have those too.)

Hey Keto Mama

1. Keto Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Eat your heart out, Panera. You won't even miss the potatoes.


2. Spicy Ginger Scallion and Egg Drop Zucchini Noodle Soup

Two classic Asian noodle soups come together in this flavorful recipe that swaps noodles for spiralized zucchini.

Lauren in Balance

3. Thai Peanut Soup with Kale, Zoodles and Shrimp

One filling weeknight meal, coming right up.

All Day I Dream About Food

4. Chipotle Chicken Chowder

Serve this creamy keto soup with a dollop of guac.

Hey Keto Mama

5. Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

There's no need for takeout when you can whip up this cheesy, comforting soup in under 20 minutes.

Ambitious Kitchen

6. Slow-Cooker Chicken Chile Verde

Serve this keto-friendly dish with a side of cauliflower rice.

I Heart Umami

7. Paleo Beef Brisket Pho

Bookmark this umami-packed soup for a rainy day.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

8. 15-Minute Gazpacho with Cucumber, Red Pepper and Basil

As healthy as a salad, but way more fun to eat. Toss the ingredients into a blender or food processor and this easy keto lunch dish comes together in no time.

Wholesome Yum

9. Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup

If you're craving comfort food, try this rich and creamy recipe that's made with only seven ingredients.

Health Starts in the Kitchen

10. Instant-Pot Buffalo Chicken Soup

Chicken, hot sauce, ranch dressing and plenty of cheese? Sign us up.

All Day I Dream About Food

11. Creamy Avocado Cucumber Gazpacho

This refreshing keto gazpacho would be amazing for a summer cookout.

The Simple Veganista

12. Vegan Cauliflower Soup

Top with red pepper flakes to give this low-carb soup a kick.


13. Chicken Zucchini Noodle Soup

We swear, this guilt-free chicken soup by Coterie member Ali Maffucci has healing powers.


14. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Crisp fall evenings call for an autumnal soup—just skip the maple syrup so it's keto-friendly.

Foodie Crush

15. Slow-Cooker Chicken Fajita Chili

Best when eaten curled up in a blanket on a cold night.

Happy Healthy Mama

16. Cauliflower Soup with Coconut, Turmeric and Lime

Ground turmeric and curry powder help make this soup an immunity-boosting powerhouse.