Keto Southwest Chicken Soup

Warm up your taste buds and stay on track with your keto lifestyle by savoring a bowl of our Keto Southwest Chicken Soup. This hearty and delicious soup brings together the rich flavors of tender chicken, robust spices, and fresh vegetables, all while keeping your carb intake in check. It’s a comforting dish that’s perfect for those chilly nights or whenever you need a nourishing meal.

Keto Southwest Chicken Soup

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Southwest, Keto-friendly

kcal: Approximately 250 kcal per serving


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onion, garlic, and diced bell peppers. Sauté until softened.
  2. Add ground cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine and toast the spices for a minute.
  3. Add shredded chicken to the pot and mix well with the spices and vegetables.
  4. Pour in chicken broth and diced tomatoes with their juices. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and stir in heavy cream. Allow the soup to gently simmer for about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Adjust the seasonings according to your taste preferences.
  7. To serve, ladle the soup into bowls. Top each bowl with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped cilantro.

Note: This Keto Southwest Chicken Soup is a wholesome and satisfying meal that’s packed with flavor and keto-friendly goodness.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 20g

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