Cheryl Chavez Recipe

Low Carb Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

By Cheryl Chavez cheryllynnchavez

Recipe Rating:
10 - 12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Cheryl's Story

The perfect low carb pot luck dish. No one will miss the rice that is typically in the broccoli cheese casseroles.
Add chicken or ground beef and you have a fantastic main dish!


1 small
onion (i like the purple ones)
1 pkg
fresh mushrooms (small)
1 clove
garlic, chopped
20 oz
package frozen broccoli (chopped) partially thawed
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
eggs, beaten
2 c
cottage cheese (4% large curd)
1/4 c
heavy cream
garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper. to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350
Chop onions and garlic and mushrooms.
Spray a skillet with non stick spray. Saute onions until almost translucent, add mushrooms and garlic. Saute until mushrooms are done.
Spray a 9x13 casserole dish with non stick spray.
Pour broccoli, onion and mushroom mixture into the casserole dish.
In medium bowl, beat eggs and cream together, Add a dash of garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper. Add cottage cheese and mix well.
Pour cottage cheese mixture on top of the broccoli and mushroom mixture. Add 1/4 of shredded cheese mixture. Stir all of the ingredients together until well blended, top with remaining cheese.
Bake uncovered for 60 minutes
OPTIONS: Add cooked ground beef, ham or chicken to the casserole to make a great main dish.

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Cheryl Chavez cheryllynnchavez
May 6, 2012
I am so glad you liked it! It is one of our favorites! You can add any meat or poultry or ham and have a great main dish.
Marcia Baptiste Trinimarcy15ILUVCOOKIN
May 6, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
Marcia Baptiste Trinimarcy15ILUVCOOKIN
May 6, 2012
Cheryl I tried your broccoli dish and let me tell you it was delish., and my son don't like veggie but he ate it and asked for seconds and he is 20 years old. So thanks so much.Oh I didn't use the mushrooms because he doesn't like them. But next time I will make his without and mine with. Thanks so much!!
Chris T. chrisb64
Jul 6, 2011
Diana I love the lowcarbfriends site...they have amazing low carb ideas...thanks for reminding me!
Nancy Hearell rayna304
Jun 24, 2011
I'm on a low carb diet, so thanks for this one!