Filled with flavor, gluten free, and low carb... couldn't ask for more!!!!!!
4 lbs chuck roast
1 (16oz) bag of baby carrots
1 white onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 package dry onion soup mix (GF)
1 cup water
1 head cauliflower
4 oz cream cheese
1 frozen peas, thawed
salt & pepper
** I couldn't find a 4lb chuck roast so I bought 2 - 2lb
~ Season meat on both sides with salt and pepper.
~ Brown meat on both sides in a large skillet over high heat, about 3- 4 min per side.
~ Place in slow cooker and add dry onion
soup mix, water, carrots, celery, and onion
~ Cook on low setting for 8-10 hours
~ When finished add salt to taste
~ Steam cauliflower (slightly overcook)
~ Place in mixing bowl and add cream cheese, mix until smooth (3-4 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste
~ Add peas and mix for a few seconds longer. Done!
Craving Baked Potato Soup but don't want all those carbs and gluten (flour)?Try this mock potato soup and you will be shocked at its goodness!! I love rich, thick, creamy soups but I don't love the flour that they use to thicken it... or all those carbs. So here is a great great great alternative that your family with truly enjoy!! Gluten free and low carb but with all the great flavors!!! Now that's a win win!! I made this on a cold rainy day in Seattle... warm fire, beautiful view, and this!! PERFECTION!! I promise your family (including kids) will go crazy over this soup!! Keep it easy, keep it clean, keep it healthy, and keep it gluten free!! Enjoy!
1 lb cauliflower florets
1 TBS fat of choice (bacon fat, melted ghee, or olive oil)
4 cups chicken broth
2 TBS dehydrated onions
8oz cream cheese
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
salt & pepper, to taste
Sharp cheddar cheese, grated
green onions, chopped
** For the "fat of choice" I just used bacon fat since I was in the middle of making bacon for the toppings. Just scooped a TBS of grease out while I was cooking it. Adds lots of flavor
~ Over medium-high heat cook cauliflower in chicken broth until soft (slightly over cooked)
~ Lower temp. Add dehydrated onions, fat of choice, cayenne pepper, and cream cheese. Break down the cream cheese with wooded spoon until melted.
~ Puree until desired consistency. You can use a stick blender OR transfer to blender OR mash with potato masher.
~ Serve with toppings and enjoy!!!