Keto Zuppa Toscana

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This low-carb version of Zuppa Toscana tastes as good as the classic version. Only this time, it’s super keto-friendly.

Total Carbs: 7.1g | Total Fat: 21.8g | Protein: 27.2g

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 21 minutes | Serving: 2


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup spinach (leaves only)
  • 1 pc italian sausage (cut into pieces)
  • 50g bacon
  • 1 tbsp chopped onions
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 pc clove garlic (minced)
  • salt and pepper to taste (optional)


  1. Cut the sausage and bacon into pieces. Fry separately in olive oil until brown. Set aside.
  2. Prepare diced onions and minced garlic. Saute them in olive oil in a saucepan for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Pour chicken broth.
  4. Add in the cauliflower florets, bacon, and sausage. Let everything boil for 5 minutes.
  5. When boiled, lower the heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Pour the heavy cream. Stir thoroughly until the soup looks creamy overall.
  7. Add the spinach leaves. Then cover the saucepan for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Serve!

Recipe FAQs:

I don’t have spinach. What can I use instead?

You can use kale or bok choy. These are all low-carb veggies.

How do I make vegan Zuppa Toscana?

Skip the sausage and bacon, and use mushrooms instead. For the cream, replace it with full-fat coconut or almond milk. Opt for veggie stock instead of chicken broth.

How do I make this recipe dairy-free?

Simple. Use full-fat coconut or unsweetened almond milk!

Can I top it with cheese?

Sure, you can! Shredded parmesan cheese is a great choice.

How long does this recipe last in the refrigerator?

When placed in a sealed container, it will last for up to 4 days max.

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Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut is a registered nurse and author of hundreds of health and nutrition articles focused on the ketogenic diet. She discovered the keto diet in 2019, which helped her lose 44 pounds and achieve healing. She’s been featured in Perfect Keto, Ketogenic, Kiss My Keto, and other top health and wellness websites. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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