Turkey Leek Soup with Bacon and Broccoli

Turkey Leek Soup with Bacon and Broccoli

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If you miss potato leek soup on the keto diet, this Turkey Leek Soup with broccoli and bacon will be just the potato soup replacement you’ve been searching for.

The mildly sweet flavor of leeks comes together with salty bacon, delicious turkey, green broccoli, and a creamy herb broth for one of the best Instant Pot soups you’ll ever taste!

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The mildly sweet flavor of leeks comes together with salty bacon, delicious turkey, green broccoli, and a creamy herb broth for one of the best Instant Pot soups you'll ever taste in this Turkey Leek Soup with Broccoli and Bacon! Keen for Keto | keto leek soup | keto leeks | instant pot soup | keto dinner

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How to Trim Leeks for this Turkey Leek Soup with Bacon and Broccoli

If you need instructions on how to cut leeks prior to making this soup, I’ve written a post on How to Trim Leeks.

Leeks are such a fun vegetable to try out if you’ve never cooked with them!

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This soup has some of the tastiest ingredients, all combined together for an amazing flavor:

  • Leeks
  • Bacon
  • Turkey
  • Butter
  • Broccoli
  • Cream
  • Fresh parsley (or dried if you don’t have fresh)
  • Sage
  • Mace
  • Dill

If you’re wondering how small to chop the broccoli, it really depends on your preference. I like mine small, but not so small that they become part of the broth:

If you choose to make yours larger, just be sure to cook the broccoli till tender (which won’t be an issue with the Instant Pot version).

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Turkey Leek Soup with Bacon and Broccoli

Turkey Leek Soup with Bacon and Broccoli

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Release Steam: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

This keto leek soup is bursting with flavor with bacon, turkey, broccoli, fresh parsley, and other delicious ingredients! Make it in the instant pot or on the stove in a stock pot. Scroll down further for the stove top instructions.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 leeks, sliced widthwise (click here for instructions) 
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 5-8 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken base paste
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked and diced
  • 4 cups broccoli, coarsely chopped (1/4-1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1 cup diced turkey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Freshly ground black pepper. to taste
  • Pink Himalayan salt, to taste
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped (or 1 1/2 Tbsp dried)
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

Instructions

Instant Pot Turkey Leek Soup Instructions

  1. Turn on the saute feature on the Instant Pot and add 1/4 cup butter. When butter is melted, add the leeks and saute for 5-10 minutes till tender. Saute the leeks in the Instant Pot
  2. Turn off Saute setting.
  3. Add 4 cups of water, along with the remaining butter, chicken base paste, bacon, broccoli, turkey, sage, mace, dill, cayenne, black pepper, and salt. **Note: You'll add more water at the end if needed, after adding the cream. Add keto turkey leek soup ingredients to Instant Pot
  4. Place lid on and set the vent to "sealed." Turn the Instant Pot to manual at high pressure for 30 minutes and allow the pot to cook the soup. It will build pressure for about 20 minutes before the timer counts down the 30 minutes. Set pressure cooker to 30 minutes on high pressure
  5. When the Instant Pot is done, allow it to slow release for 5-10 minutes and then flip the vent to "venting" and allow the pot to release all of its steam before opening.
  6. When the steam has released completely, open the lid and add in the heavy whipping cream and parsley. Stir and allow the cream to warm for 1-2 minutes before serving. If needed, add enough water to your desired thickness. Enjoy! Finished keto Leek soup in Instant Pot

Stove Top Turkey Leek Soup Instructions

  1. Heat 1/4 cup butter in a saucepan on the stove. Add sliced leeks and saute for 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add 5-6 cups of the water. Add the remaining ingredients (EXCEPT for the extra water, heavy whipping cream, and fresh parsley--save those for the end).
  3. Simmer for about 20 minutes, until broccoli is tender.
  4. Gently stir in the heavy whipping cream and parsley and allow to warm up for 1-2 minutes. If you desire a thinner soup, you may add as much of the extra water now as you like. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 317Total Fat: 29gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 184mgCarbohydrates: 7gNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 9g

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The mildly sweet flavor of leeks comes together with salty bacon, delicious turkey, green broccoli, and a creamy herb broth for one of the best Instant Pot soups you'll ever taste! Keen for Keto | keto leek soup | keto leeks | instant pot soup | keto dinner

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