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Low Carb Broccoli, Cheddar and Bacon Casserole

Published on September 20, 2013,

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…

Broccoli,cheddar, bacon casserole from http://fitchickskitchen.wordpress.com/

Broccoli,cheddar, bacon casserole from http://fitchickskitchen.wordpress.com/

INGREDIENTS

- 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)

 

DIRECTIONS

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.

 

Nutritional Info
  • 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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Video: Low Carb Chinese Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli

Published on July 31, 2013,

Here’s a great video for a very easy, very quick low carb chinese-inspired stir fried beef and broccoli dish from the Keto Cook that eliminates the corn flour and sugar normally found in similar recipes…

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Ingredients are:

1lb broccoli florets
1 lb beef cut in strips
1 large onion sliced
1 tsp ginger
3 tbs soy sauce
1 tbs rice wine vinegar
several drops Worcester sauce
optional 1 cup beef or chicken stock

See more recipes from the Keto Cook at his YouTube channel or on his blog theketocook.com

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