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Loaded Broccoli {keto/low carb}

As I looked around my fridge I spotted fresh broccoli that needed to be cooked, and the first thing that came to mind was making a similar dish to what we have been eating at Outback each week, but adding bacon. This Loaded Broccoli turned out so good! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Loaded broccoli
Servings: 6
Calories: 335kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 5 cups fresh broccoli
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 oz cream cheese softened
  • cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup bacon crumbles

Instructions

  • Chop and wash fresh broccoli. (I cut mine into bigger pieces.)
  • Steam or boil until desired tenderness then drain and set aside.
  • In a skillet add all other ingredients except bacon crumbles and whisk until combined.
  • Cook on low/medium heat approx 5-7 minutes until sauce thickens whisking continuously.
  • Add broccoli to cheese sauce and stir to combine.
  • Top with bacon crumbles.
  • Optional: Place oven safe skillet in a 400-degree oven to crisp bacon crumbles.

Nutrition

Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 69.1mg | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 1.1mg