Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

The winter months make me crave comfort foods.  Casseroles, soups and hearty stews are often a big part of my meal planning this time of the year.  Cream of mushroom soup is one of my all time favorites and recently I have been on a quest to make a low carb version with added protein.  Well, today I am sharing the winning recipe with you!  This Creamy Kale, Mushroom and Turkey Meatball soup will satisfy all of your cravings for traditional cream of mushroom soup…

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

This dish is not only delicious but also perfect for those of us following a low carb, ketogenic lifestyle.  Packed with lean protein and low carb, this soup fits perfectly within my daily macros.

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

With a bit of preparation this soup can easily become a new addition to your menu planning.  Whenever I buy ground turkey from Costco I immediately make a batch of turkey meatballs.  They are so easy to make and provide such a great source of lean protein!  I love knowing exactly what ingredients are going into my meals.  My Low Carb Turkey Meatball recipe is easy to follow and make.  I often allow the meatballs to cool before storing them in the freezer for later use.  Then when I want to make this soup I already have the meatballs ready to use.

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball SoupIngredients:

1 pound ground turkey (made into these low carb turkey meatballs)

150 g mushrooms, diced

1 1/2 cups cream

3 cups chicken broth

50 g kale, chopped

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

Directions:

Make small meatballs using this low carb turkey meatball recipe.

In a medium stock pot saute mushrooms in 1/2 cup chicken broth until tender.

Add remaining ingredients to pot and simmer for 15 minutes.

Serves 4.

Calories 250 | Protein 28 | Carbs 5 | Fat 13.5

 

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground turkey (made into low carb turkey meatballs)
  • 150 g mushrooms, diced
  • 1½ cups cream
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 50 g kale, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. Make small meatballs using my low carb turkey meatball recipe.
  2. In a medium stock pot saute mushrooms in ½ cup chicken broth until tender.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to pot and simmer for 15 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 250 Fat: 13.5 Carbohydrates: 5 Protein: 28

 

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

The combination of mushrooms and cream is always a good one in my books.  Adding kale and turkey meatballs to this soup makes it a truly hearty addition to our menu.

Creamy Kale, Mushroom & Turkey Meatball Soup

Please let me know how your family likes this soup!  Happy cooking!

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