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Creamy Broccoli (Keto)

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Creamy Broccoli (Keto)

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Broccoli cooked in a creamy garlic butter sauce and topped with cheese and bacon all in one pan! This flavorful creamy dish is a delicious keto side or a whole meal on its own!

Broccoli is cooked in a garlic and creamy sauce, it tastes just like pasta and is great when you’re craving pasta!  It’s high in fat, low in carbs and will keep you full for a couple of hours. It makes a great side dish or a main dish thanks to the addition of bacon. It all comes together in one dish in just about 20 minutes.

Keto Creamy Broccoli

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 341kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw bacon (about 4-6 slices) chopped into small pieces (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4-5 cloves garlic minced or crushed
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup heavy cream or light cream or half & half
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella or cheddar, or your favorite melting cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese optional

Keto Creamy Broccoli

Instructions

    • Pre-heat oven to 400F. In a large pan over medium-high heat, cook chopped bacon for 2-3 minutes or until almost crispy.
    • Remove bacon from pan and to the same pan, add the butter, garlic, broccoli, garlic powder, crushed red pepper and a dash of salt and pepper. Sautee for 2-3 minutes or until the garlic is fragrant. Add the heavy cream, cheese, and cooked bacon.
    • Transfer to preheated oven and cook for 12-15 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and the broccoli is cooked to desired doneness. Serve as a side or eat as a main meal!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1605IU | Vitamin C: 62.2mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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