Cream-baked Broccoli (Keto)

Keto Cream-baked Broccoli
Keto Cream-baked Broccoli

Its difficult to communicate to readers how yummy something is. Sometimes I just shut down from lack of descriptive words (and I hope that my telling you this will inspire you to try it). Here, I simply baked par-cooked broccoli in seasoned double cream and the result was… well, incredible. I have no other words… this cream-baked broccoli will hopefully blow your hair back as much as it did mine. Be sure to also check out all the Side Dishes on this site.

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Carbs 4.6g | Fat 54g | Protein 5.2g
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Cream-baked Broccoli (Keto)

A rich and satisfying side dish of cream-baked broccoli, perfect on the low-carb, high-fat keto lifestyle. (For my UK readers, scroll to the end of the recipe to see image ads of the products I use.)
Course Side Dish
Cuisine General
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 as a side dish


  • 450 g (15.9 oz) broccoli, approx 1 large head
  • 400 g (14.1 oz) double cream
  • salt and white pepper
  • smoked sea salt flakes


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven). This is 200°C for conventional ovens (or 400°F / gas mark 6).
  • Cut the florets into equal size pieces. Do not discard the stalk - its lovely. However, it does require some trimming. Slice off and discard the woody outer bits and slice the remaining bits thinly (the stalk area takes longer to cook than the florets, this is why we slice them thin.)
  • Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the broccoli and boil for 4 minutes only.
  • Drain well in a colander and leave to steam off.
  • Place the partially-cooked, drained broccoli into a suitable size dish.
  • In the meantime, heat the cream in a small pan until warmed through. Add a little salt and white pepper to season the cream.
  • Place the dish of broccoli onto an oven tray (in case the cream bubbles over) and pour the warm, seasoned cream over the broccoli.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove and immediately scatter with smoked sea salt flakes.
  • Note: I yielded 340g (12oz) broccoli after trimming - and this is how the macros were calculated. You are likely to achieve a similar weight after trimming.


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Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.6g | Protein: 5.2g | Fat: 54g

Cream-baked Broccoli (Keto)
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Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         525Kcal / 2196kJ
Fat                                 54g
Carbohydrates               4.6g
Protein                           5.2g


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