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Easy Ham Fauxtato Soup

Easy Ham Fauxtato Soup



Sometimes life just get too busy and we need easy options. I once made my own homemade bone broth weekly! I made it all the time because my son Kai drank that from a bottle when he was a baby. I know that has helped lower his sweet tooth. He craves savory foods like my homemade Easy Ham and Fauxtato soup instead of sweet treats! 

Years ago I had to make my own bone broth. There were no healthy organic bone broths to buy on the shelves. BUT I have GREAT news! There’s now a healthy alternative and you do not need to boil bone broth for days! Yes, it takes days to make a thick beef bone broth!

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There’s no heavy cream in this soup and if you want to make it completely dairy free, I have a great option for you!

Easy Ham Fauxtato Soup

Maria Emmerich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dairy Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Pork, Soups and Salads
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 118


  • 3 1/2 cups chopped cauliflower
  • 1/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup diced cooked ham
  • 3 1/4 cups chicken broth I used Kettle and Fire
  • 1/2 teaspoon Redmond Real Salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons Kite Hill dairy free spread or cream cheese if not dairy free
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley


  • Combine the cauliflower, celery, onion, ham and broth in a stockpot. Bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat until cauliflower is tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat, puree 1/2 of the cauliflower chunks with the cream cheese spread until very smooth. Add puree back to the soup. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately. Store extras in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Can be frozen for up to a month. To reheat place in a pot over medium heat for 4 minutes or until heated through.


Calories: 118 | Fat: 8g | Protein: 7g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fiber: 2g | P:E Ratio: 0.7


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Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


  • Anna says:

    This is really Delicious! Even tastes better reheated, thank you for this recipe….been missing my potato soup recipe and this one reminded me of it. This one is even better because it won’t make me sick 🙂

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