Keto Taco Soup


Loaded with your favorite southwest flavors, this keto taco soup is an easy freezer friendly, dump and go slow cooker or instant pot recipe that is sure to warm bellies and keep them coming back for more.

Let’s be honest, you have a tough decision to make. Between my keto chili, my clam chowder or this taco soup, I could see how one could find it hard to make a decision on what to cook tonight. The good news is, all three are great options and you can’t lose.

If you will, let’s make a creamy taco soup!

Low Carb Keto Taco Soup Recipe

two bowls of keto taco soup topped with avocado and sour cream

Keto taco soup is an easy dinner recipe the whole family will love. If you have some ground beef ready to use up and a few pantry ingredients, you can whip up this low carb soup for supper in no time!

This taco soup has loads of flavor and the best part is that its a meal prep dinner that is freezer friendly and can be cooked in the slow cooker. So you can dump all the ingredients in your crock pot and head off to work or out and about to enjoy your day. Come home to a warm, hearty bowl of keto ground beef taco soup and scoop up with homemade tortilla chips or cornbread.

Low Carb Taco Soup Recipe Video

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Keto Taco Soup Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bag frozen cauliflower rice
  • 8 oz cream cheese, cubed

Keto Taco Soup Directions

  • Keto Taco Soup
  • Slow cooker taco soup

    creamy keto hamburger taco soup in a slow cooker

    I use the slow cooker a lot when feeding my family. As a full time working mom, it’s nice to dump everything into a crock pot in the morning and let dinner cook all day while I’m at work.

    When I get home, dinner is pretty much ready. We can enjoy a delicious, hearty homecooked keto dinner then get on with our busy lives.

    The slower cooker crock pot is a perfect option for easy taco soup and I am always confident that I will return home to a perfect keto meal.

    Instant pot taco soup

    This keto soup recipe can also be made in the Instant Pot.

    I recommend thawing in the refrigerator the night before if you have prep these ahead of time as a freezer meal.

    Even if you didn’t prep these ingredients ahead of time, you can have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with this easy keto taco soup recipe in the instant pot.

    Keto dump & go recipe

    ingredients for taco soup in a freezer bag

    Dump and go recipes are a life-saver for busy families. If you aren’t familiar with dump and go, it is a dinner recipe that you can prep ahead of time in a Ziploc bag, either freeze or refrigerate it, then dump all the ingredients into a pot, instant pot or crock pot when it comes time to cook it.

    This recipe for keto taco soup is freezer friendly and can be dumped into a pot to cook on the stove, instant pot or slow cooker.

    Keto meal prep

    My key to survival as a busy working mom and wife is to meal prep whenever possible.

    This keto taco soup recipe is one recipe you can meal prep ahead of time. Since it is also a freezer meal, meal prep and getting dinner ready on the table is even easier.

    If you don’t want to freeze the beef taco soup ahead of time, there are some tips and tricks you can do to make cooking dinner easier.

    First, wash and chop all of your vegetables ahead of time. Taking a few minutes to chop up onions and bell peppers will save you at least 5 minutes of time when you are prepping for dinner.

    Another tip is to use prepackaged taco seasoning instead of adding all the different spices listed above.

    Keto Taco Soup: FAQS

    How many carbs are in taco soup?

    Traditional taco soup is high in carbs. Most versions come in with 30g or more carbs per serving! For those following the keto diet it is pretty much required to find keto recipe of taco soup in order to remain in ketosis. The good news is, this recipe has only 7.5g of net carbs per serving!

    Can I use this recipe to make a keto chicken taco soup?

    I think so. I would cook the chicken ahead of time, either browning in a skillet or long enough in the crock pot to cook thoroughly. I would then proceed and replace the ground beef! I would think of this recipe as a crockpot taco soup and with that you can interchange the protein.

    What toppings can I have with this cream keto taco soup?

    There are a lot of great options as toppings and include: cheddar cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, more onions, low carb tortillas as chips!

    Nutritional information & Macros

    Nutrition Information

    Keto Taco Soup

    Servings: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 488
    Fat 36.4g
    Protein 27.7g
    Total Carbs 11.5g
    Net Carbs 7.5g

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    1. I love this recipe. Too bad it’s late an I can’t actually do this now! But I can taste it.these are very good ideas.esp the freezer dump part.thanks

    2. I made this on my day off. I used chicken thighs. I substituted red pepper for the green. Oh. My, was this good!! Just love your recipes.

    3. I have made probably 20 of your recipes and somehow I have passed on this every time until now. My husband thought the picture looked good and he was right. It really hit the spot and we are both happy. Easy to make too, hardly any mess with the crockpot. It’s the little things.

    4. We made this recipe tonight for dinner. Flipping Awesome!!! As per the usual, I always make a few tweaks but nothing major, just a little more spice (chipotle powder and a small can of green chiles). Oh I did add a bit more broth just cause we wanted to have enough for a second meal. Great job Ms Annie, you’ve knocked another out of the park!

    5. This keto taco soup is so creamy and delicious! I love the addition of the avocado and cilantro, it gives it a great flavor. This soup is perfect for a cold winter day.

    6. I absolutely loved this recipe! The combination of creamy and spicy was perfect. I also appreciated the low carb aspect, it’s so hard to find recipes that fit my macros without sacrificing flavor. Thanks for sharing!

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