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Low Carb Broccoli Cheese Cauliflower Casserole - the perfect comforting and easy side dish. Best of all, this recipe is keto friendly and packed with broccoli, cheese, cauliflower rice, garlic and Parmesan.

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Low Carb Broccoli Cheese Cauliflower Casserole - the perfect comforting and easy side dish. Best of all, this recipe is keto friendly and packed with broccoli, cheese, cauliflower rice, garlic, and Parmesan.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli side dish, keto dinner, low carb casserole, vegetarian casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 324 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons arrowroot starch OR almond flour
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika or to taste
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar divided
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth OR water plus more as needed for creamy consistency
  • 3 1/2 cups cauliflower rice about 1 head small cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup shredded cooked chicken leave out if desired
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed baby spinach

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease a 9x13 baking pan or 2.5 quart casserole dish. Set aside.
  2. Heat butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir in flour. Slowly whisk in heavy cream and continue whisking until bubbly and thickened.
  3. Stir in Italian seasoning, paprika, salt, black pepper, cream cheese and 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese and whisk until thickened and smooth.
  4. Stir in chicken broth, cauliflower rice, chicken (if using) followed by broccoli and spinach, then toss to coat. Add more cheese or cream as needed for desired consistency.
  5. Pour into a greased 9x13 baking pan or 2.5 quart casserole dish.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining shredded cheeses and bake for 37-42 minutes or until heated through and top is lightly golden.
  7. Serve hot and sprinkle with chopped parsley if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Broccoli Cheese Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 340mg14%
Potassium 362mg10%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1315IU26%
Vitamin C 51.5mg62%
Calcium 239mg24%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.