By Abrar Khan

Keto Broccoli Cheese Soup

1 tbsp butter 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups heavy cream.


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4 cups broccoli, finely chopped 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp salt 3 1/2 cups cheddar cheese.


In a deep pot, add the butter and place it over medium heat. Once hot, add the onions and garlic and stir fry for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.


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Add the chicken broth, heavy cream, finely chopped broccoli, smoked paprika, pepper, and salt, and bring it to a boil.


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Once it begins to boil, reduce to low and simmer for 20 minutes until the broccoli is tender.


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Add the cheddar cheese, half a cup at a time, until combined. Remove from the heat and serve with extra shredded cheese and chopped parsley on top.


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Per serving: 195 calories, 17 g fat, 12 g protein, 5 g carb, 803 mg sodium, 3 g fiber.