Low Carb Italian Wedding Soup

18 45 347
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 25 min 6
Low Carb Italian Wedding Soup
Health Highlights
Nothing beats a comforting low carb soup on a cold dreary day. This classic Italian Wedding Soup is sure to hit the spot!


454 gm Pork, ground, lean (or ground beef; Meatballs)
1/2 cup Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill (or crushed pork rinds; Meatballs)
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (Meatballs)
1 tsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick (Meatballs)
3/4 tsp Salt (Meatballs)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (Meatballs)
1 large egg Egg (Meatballs)
2 tbsp Avocado oil (Soup)
1/4 cup White onion (chopped; Soup)
4 medium stalk(s) Celery (chopped; Soup)
1 tsp Salt (Soup)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (Soup)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced; Soup)
1 tsp Oregano, dried (Soup)
6 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (Soup)
2 cup Cauliflower crumbles/rice (Soup)
2 cup Baby spinach (packed; Soup)
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (garnish)


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground meat, almond flour, cheese, Italian seasoning, salt,and pepper. Add the egg and combine well using your hands.
  2. Form into 1/2 inch meatballs and place on a waxed paper-lined tray. Refrigerate until ready to add to the soup.
  3. In a large saucepan or stock pot, heat the oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, salt, and pepper and sauté until vegetables are tender, about 7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  4. Stir in the chicken broth and oregano. Bring to just a boil and then reduce the temperature and simmer 10 minutes.
  5. Add the cauliflower rice and the meatballs and cook until the meatballs are cooked through and float to the top, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add the spinach leaves and cook until wilted, 2 minutes more. Season to taste

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 347
Calories from fat 222
Calories from saturated fat 70
Total Fat 24.7 g
Saturated Fat 7.8 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.1 g
Cholesterol 92 mg
Sodium 1166 mg
Potassium 560 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 24.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.8
Meat Alternative 0.4
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources