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Low Carb Taco SoupA mild dish with an intense punch of flavor; that’s how we describe our Low Carb Taco Soup. It’s the perfect low-carb Mexican recipe for a mid-week meal.

Just pull your ready made  Mexican Low Carb Pork Carnitas out of the freezer. Throw all the ingredients in your saucepan and hey presto.

A low-carb Mexican meal in minutes! It’s so easy to customize this soup to keep your whole family happy.

You can add a little chilli for the adults and let everyone pick their own toppings.

We love to top our Low Carb Taco Soup with a little Avocado. An even better idea is to top it with our Sugar Free Guacamole!

Follow the link if you would like to read more about the carbs in avocado and its nutritional value.

Ingredients for Making Your Low Carb Taco Soup:

Instructions For Making Your Low Carb Taco Soup:

  1. In a large saucepan place the butter, diced pepper and garlic and saute over medium heat for 3 minutes, until the butter is bubbling.
  2. Add the oregano, cumin and paprika and saute for a further 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the tomato puree and chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the pork carnitas, salt and pepper. Simmering for 2 minutes to ensure the pork is heated through.
  5. Ladle the soup into three bowls and garnish with the shredded cheddar, diced avocado, cilantro, and sour cream.

Do you work in the metric measuring system? It’s easy to switch the units from US imperial to metric with the drop down menu on the recipe card below.

The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method. If you want to make a larger batch of Low Carb Taco Soup, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy to use recipe card below.

 

Low Carb Taco Soup
Low Carb Taco Soup
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Low Carb Taco Soup

A mild dish with an intense punch of flavor; that's how we describe our Low Carb Taco Soup. It's a perfect dish for a mid-week meal, just pull your Low Carb Pork Carnitas out of the freezer and throw all the ingredients in your saucepan. A meal in minutes!
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 serves
Calories 434 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 medium green pepper diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 8 ounces Tomato Puree
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 5 ounces Low Carb Pork Carnitas
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese grated
  • 1/2 medium Avocado diced
  • 3 tsp Cilantro thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp Sour Cream

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan place the butter, diced pepper and garlic and saute over medium heat for 3 minutes, until the butter is bubbling.
  2. Add the oregano, cumin and paprika and saute for a further 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the tomato puree and chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the pork carnitas, salt and pepper. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes to ensure the pork is heated through.
  5. Ladle the soup between three bowls and garnish with the shredded cheddar, diced avocado, cilantro and sour cream.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Taco Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 434 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 1209mg 50%
Potassium 313mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 37%
Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 45%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.