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broccoli mac & cheese (low carb)

Recipe by
Mary L
Med, NJ

I used fresh Broccoli the first time (as seen in picture); Second Time I was grossed out by bugs still in the stems, after seeing this is common online due to the florets being so close together, now I use Frozen haha So good even my son had seconds! Picture is showing Broccoli served with Stuffed Pepper.

yield 6 to 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For broccoli mac & cheese (low carb)

  • 2-3 md
    heads of broccoli or cauliflower (or 6 cups) (cooked)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 to 2 clove
    garlic (minced)
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
    shredded mozzarella
  • 5-6 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar (plus extra to top the broccoli before baking!)

How To Make broccoli mac & cheese (low carb)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 Degrees
  • 2
    Place Broccoli/Cauliflower in Baking Dish
  • 3
    Sauce Pan, heat butter and garlic
  • 4
    Add heavy cream and Cheese, Stir until melted/smooth.
  • 5
    Pour over Broccoli/Cauliflower
  • 6
    Top with Extra Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 7
    Bake for 20 to 30 Minutes (Cheese starts to turn slightly golden brown)

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