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30 Minute Turmeric Beef Soup

  • Author: Katja Heino
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 servings 1x


A quick + easy soup recipe that’s hearty, healthy, + full of flavor. Loaded with good quality protein + vegetables. Gluten free, low carb, + keto-friendly.


  • 2 tbsp butter, ghee, or avocado oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 pound grass fed beef
  • 34 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 inch piece fresh turmeric, grated
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (like this)
  • 1 tsp cumin powder (like this)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder (like this)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (I like THIS brand)
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets, chopped 
  • 5 cups good quality broth  (vegetablehomemade bone broth or Kettle and Fire)
  • 1/2 bunch of dino kale, destemmed + chopped
  • salt + black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat fat of choice in large soup pot over medium heat.  Add onion + cook until translucent. Add beef + cook until browned + crumbly. Then add garlic, ginger, fresh turmeric, turmeric powder, cumin, cinnamon, and salt.  Stir + cook for another minute until fragrant. 
  2. Add in celery, cauliflower florets, and broth. Bring to a simmer + cook, covered,  until veggies are just tender (or to your liking.)  Toss in chopped kale and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until kale is wilted.  
  3. Add generous amounts of black pepper + salt to taste. Serve + enjoy.  Freezes well for later.