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Keto Cabbage Soup

Keto Cabbage Soup

Keto cabbage soup is a one pot recipe that's hearty and perfect for warm weather. Instant pot or crockpot instructions to make it a set it and forget it type of cook. Featuring ground beef, tomatoes in a flavorful broth you'll lose weight while enjoying this recipe!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 237.9 kcal


  • 1/2 head green cabbage
  • 1/2 diced yellow onion
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14 ounces)
  • 1 pound 85/15 ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning


  • Cut up cabbge, dice onion first to have them ready to go
  • In a large pot on medium high heat toss in ground beef, onion and minced garlic. Season with 1 tsp of salt. Cook until all is brown.
  • Once browned add in full can of tomatoes with water and all. Then, pour in chicken broth adn add in italian seasoning. Bring to a simmer and taste broth for seasoning. Here is where I add 2 tsp of salt and 1 teaspoon of black pepper. But, taste first them salt to taste.
  • Once broth taste perfect add in chopped cabbage. Cook uncoved for about 10 minutes giving it a stir every so often. Once cabbage is tender taste broth one last time to make sure the seasoning is where you want it. Serve.


How To Cook In Crock Pot

First, brown and season your ground beef on the stove top. Chop up half a head of cabbage and toss all the ingredients into the crockpot on high. On high, allow the soup to cook for and hour or two. This varies because you want to check the tenderness of your cabbage to fit your liking.

How To Cook In Instant Pot

On sauté, brown your ground beef, onions and minced garlic. Once done, add in broth, tomatoes and seasonings then give it a mix. Top off with shredded cabbage. Close lid and set for high pressure at 20 minutes. Once done, check for flavor and tenderness of cabbage.

Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Vegetarian option, in order to make this a vegetarian recipe just remove the ground beef and you're good to go!
  • Salt to taste, I will include instructions but I highly recommend you salt to taste in this one because there are so many factor that could change between what I made and what you made. Use my instructions as a reference.
  • Whether making on the stove, crock pot or instant pot all the ingredients remain the same.
  • How to cut cabbage for cabbage soup, this isn't difficult so don't over think it. How do you want you cabbage to be in the end result. I chopped the cabbage in half then into fourths. Cutting the short way I cut into 1/2 in strips. There is no right or wrong way to do it. Simply depends on what you want in size.


Nutrition Facts
Keto Cabbage Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 237.9 Calories from Fat 107
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.9g18%
Saturated Fat 4.5g28%
Trans Fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 67.4mg22%
Sodium 285.5mg12%
Carbohydrates 8.8g3%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 4.6g5%
Protein 23g46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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