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Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup - Low Carb

This keto-friendly, creamy chicken and rice soup recipe is as hearty and satisfying as the real thing but has just a fraction of the carbs. Cauliflower stands in for the high carb rice.
Course Light Dinner/Lunch
Cuisine American - low -carb
Keyword comfort food, creamy, hot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 servng
Calories 300kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cups chicken cooked - diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic chopped
  • 1.5 ounces cauliflower riced
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup half and half cream
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 1 tablespoon hemp hearts optional

Instructions

  • Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and saute for about 1 minute.
  • Add the cauliflower and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the chicken, chicken stock, cream, hemp hearts, and rosemary.
  • Simmer until the mixture has reduced and begun to thicken, about 5 minutes.
  • Strain out about 1/2 of the riced cauliflower and add to a blender.
  • Remove about 1/2 cup of the soup mixture, returning the chicken to the simmering soup.
  • Blend the cauliflower and cream broth in a blender until smooth.
  • Add back to the pot.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Heat through
  • Remove rosemary and discard.
  • Serve.