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keto broccoli cauliflower cheese bake- low carb casserole

Keto Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Bake

A low carb, comfort food casserole made with 2 cheeses and lots of veggies

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 7

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli or 2-3 heads
  • 4 cups fresh cauliflower 1 head
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp all- purpose flour use 1/2 tsp.¬†xanthan gum if keto
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped optional
  • 1 1/2 cups half & half
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded gouda cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar (for topping)
  • 1/4 cup crushed potatoe chips Sub Parm Crisps if Keto

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

    2. Place broccoli and cauliflower in a steamer over an inch of boiling water and cover. Cook until tender but still firm. Approx 4-6 minutes.

    3. Melt butter in a medum saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and jalapeno and cook till tender, about 3-5 minutes. Add flour; cook until bubbly. Graduallly add half & half, stirring well. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 mintue. Season with salt & pepper and remove from heat.

    4. Stir in cheeses and beaten eggs; mix until fully combined and cheese is melted.

    5. Combine steamed broccoli and cauliflower and cheese sauce in a 9x13 casserole dish.

    6. Top the casserole with remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup crushed potatoe chips. (Do not add chips if keto).

    7. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.