Tuscan Soup

ripe tomatoes in ceramic bowl placed on marble table

Cook up tomatoes, kale, cream, and ground pork for an Italian inspired keto recipe.

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins Course Soup Cuisine Italian Servings 4 people

Recipe

Equipment

  • soup pot

Ingredients  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin or olive butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, roma cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 lb ground pork*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 handfuls of kale shredded
  • 2 cups chicken/pork broth low sodium
  • 1 cup water add more if necessary
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions 

Cook garlic, onions, and tomatoes

  • Heat pan on medium high heat. Add the olive oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the garlic. After the garlic has browned, saute the onions.
  • After 3 minutes, add the tomatoes and cover pot for 2 minutes.

Brown the pork, then add kale

  • Next, cook the pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes until pork is browned and crispy.
  • Add the kale and cover for 2 minutes.
  • Pour broth, water, and heavy whipping cream. Bring soup to a boil.

Serve hot with parmesan cheese

Dear readers,

Try this keto recipe soup with kale and tomatoes.

Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin K, A, and C. (1)

Did you know tomatoes have antioxidants that can prevent cell damage and fight cancer? (1)

Kale also has a significant amount of Vitamin K, A, C. (2)

Vitamin A is beneficial for your eyesight.

Eat more kale!

CREAMY TUSCAN KALE SOUP KETO RECIPE

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • soup pot

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin or olive butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, roma cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 lb ground pork*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 handfuls of kale shredded
  • 2 cups chicken/pork broth low sodium
  • 1 cup water add more if necessary
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

Cook garlic, onions, and tomatoes

  • Heat pan on medium high heat. Add the olive oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the garlic. After the garlic has browned, saute the onions.
  • After 3 minutes, add the tomatoes and cover pot for 2 minutes.

Brown the pork, then add kale

  • Next, cook the pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes until pork is browned and crispy.
  • Add the kale and cover for 2 minutes.
  • Pour broth, water, and heavy whipping cream. Bring soup to a boil.

Serve hot with parmesan cheese

    Video

    Notes

    Original recipe inspired by Instant Pot Keto Tuscan Soup by Christina Cherrier on eatwell.com
    https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-keto-tuscan-soup-recipe  
    * Original recipe used Italian sausage.
    Eat with salad: mixed herb salad with slivered almonds, strawberries,  cream cheese, and ranch or vinaigrette.
    Keyword bell pepper, garlic, ground pork, heavy whipping cream, kale, olive oil, onion, parmesan, salt, tomato

    Sources

    (1) Swartzendruber, K. (2018, July 17). Tomatoes provide many health benefits. Michigan State University. https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/tomatoes_provide_many_health_benefits

    (2) (n.d). Kale. Harvard School of Public Health. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/kale/

    3 thoughts on “Tuscan Soup

    1. Looks delicious Bianca minus the pork would substitute with another alternative as I don’t eat pork such dirty toxic meat.

      As you may or may not beware pigs don’t sweat

      Slainte

      Alex

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