Casseroles and oven bakes can be fantastic options for low carb and paleo eaters – done right they are relatively easy to cook, highly nutritious, economical and delicious. This one from our friend Laura at Fit Chick’s Kitchen ticks all those boxes…
- 1 large head of broccoli, cut into small florets
- 2 cups grated sharp cheddar
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1/2 cup cream cheese
-1 cup heavy cream
- 2 cloves crushed garlic
- 1/4 cup crumbled bacon
- 1/2 tsp white pepper
- salt to taste
- 1/4 cup grated parmigiano cheese (for on top)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Grease a medium size casserole dish, or square baking pan.
Steam broccoli (approx 4 minutes). Put into dish. Sprinkle crumbled bacon over top.
Make cheese sauce:
Melt butter and cream cheese in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the cream, garlic, salt and pepper.
Add grated cheddar. Stir until melted.
Pour over broccoli. Sprinkle with parmigiano.
Bake for 30 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
- Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 396.8
- Total Fat: 33.6 g
- Cholesterol: 115.7 mg
- Sodium: 589.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 6.2 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
- Protein: 17.1 g
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