Instant Pot Low Carb Hearty Italian Soup  

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Oh my goodness. I can’t believe this was low carb 


Even better, it took less than an hour to prepare and could be done completely in my Instant Pot!


I’m always looking for a quick and easy meal I can throw together in my Instant Pot. This ONE appliance has made it so much easier for me to cook more healthy meals at home – that tastes delicious!


You are going to love this! 




* 2 lb ground beef
* 2 bags of frozen cauliflower florets 
* 1 bag of frozen onion and pepper blend
* 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped
* 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
* 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
* 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
* 1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
* 2 garlic cloves, minced or 1 tablespoon of minced garlic from jar
* 1.5 quarts of beef broth
* 2 teaspoons arrowroot mixed with enough water to make a paste
* 1 cup heavy whipping cream



1. Set Instant Pot to “Sauté” cook beef in a little coconut oil.
2. Once cooked, drain excess oil.
3. Add in garlic and seasoning and sauté.
4. Add frozen vegetables and mix in.
5. Add in everything except- Reserve bacon, arrowroot and heavy whipping cream until the end.
6. Place Instant pot lid on and close valve.
7. Cook on “soup” setting for 15 minutes.
8. When ready, release steam.
9. Add arrowroot mixture and simmer for another 15 minutes.
10. Leave on “keep warm” setting and sprinkle in cooked bacon and slowly pour cream while stirring.


Check for taste and then serve!

Posted by Angela Roshto Parker on Wednesday, March 7, 2018



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My name is Angela. I have been married for 14 years and have two little girls (with another little on the way!) I’m a speech therapist by trade but started my own business from home 4 years ago. I am passionate about healing through nutrition, natural medicines, cooking with whole foods, and natural parenting. I strive to honor God with everything I do.
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  1. Looks so yummy! I will try this soon, when the cool weather returns. Thank you for the wonderful recipes and things you share! You are such a special lady!!

    • Hey Anna!

      I think that would work fine! You would just need to cook it longer of course (the increased pressure helps it cook faster!)

      If you want to try out an instant pot this is the one I recommend, it’s actually been super helpful! =>

      Let me know how it turns out!

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