Instant Pot Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe {Keto/Low Carb}

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Instant Pot Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe {Keto/Low Carb}

35 minutes
Calories 490kcal


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 onions (diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 6 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 4 1/4 cups cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon pink salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (diced)
  • 3/8 teaspoon xanthan gum (diced)


  • Turn Instant Pot to Saute mode and add butter, onions, and garlic.Saute until the onions are just starting to become translucent.Add 3 cups of the chicken broth and frozen broccoli and bring to a boil.Lock lid in place then hit manual and adjust the time to 5 minutes.Once the Instant Pot completes the 5-minute cycle, place a dish towel on the valve and do a quick release (QR).Remove lid once the pin drops and add the rest of the chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, cream cheese, and spices.
  • Set Instant Pot to Saute.Once the soup comes to a boil, add cheeses slowly stirring continuously.Once the cheese has melted turn pot to the keep warm setting and sprinkle the Xanthan Gum on top.
  • Stir and allow the soup to thicken for about 5 minutes.Enjoy!


Calories: 490kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:26:40.

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