Creamy Garlic Broccoli with Tomato Relish (Keto)

I love cream-baked broccoli: its a simple dish which I throw together quite often. In this version, however, I enhanced the creamy mixture with sour cream and full-fat cream cheese and served the end-result with one of my favourite new homemade condiments: a quick relish made from finely chopped tomato and garlic. This dish is very rich and indulgent and will suitably serve 4 as a side veg option. THIS RECIPE IS ACCOMPANIED WITH A VIDEO. (Scroll down to see it, and be sure to watch the blooper reel Funnyman slips in at the end!)
 

– – – – – – PER SERVING – – – – – –
Carbs 4.9g | Fat 33g | Protein 5g
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –


*IN THE NEWS*: My cookbook KETO KITCHEN (published by Kyle Books, London) is now available to purchase in paperback or e-book. Click here to read more about where it can be purchased (where ever you are in the world), plus some of the fantastic reviews that have been coming in!

 
“I want you to achieve the best outcome with all the recipes on Fats of Life. If you haven’t already done so, please read the RECIPE SUCCESS page which is packed with handy tips and advice. Happy Cooking, everyone!”Monya
 

Pin me

Creamy Garlic Broccoli with Tomato Relish (Keto)

Decadent, creamy, indulgent... this broccoli bake is served with a sweet, fresh tomato and garlic relish - making each bite pure heaven! (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 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 as a side

Ingredients

For the broccoli bake

  • 300 g (10.6 oz) broccoli florets, trimmed equal size
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely sliced
  • 200 g (7 oz) double cream
  • 40 g (1.4 oz) sour cream
  • 40 g (1.4 oz) full-fat cream cheese (soft cheese)
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter
  • salt and white pepper
  • sea salt flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped parsley, to garnish

For the tomato relish

  • 1 tomato (small-medium), finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • sea salt flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven). This is 200°C for conventional ovens (or 400°F / gas mark 6).
  • Trim the broccoli into even-sized pieces and slice the garlic very thinly while you bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
  • Boil the broccoli until tender, but do not cook until falling apart. Once boiling, it shouldn't be on the heat for longer than 5 minutes but this will depend on how thick the stem was trimmed. As you can see from my pic above, I always trim the florets in such a way that the stems are then halved further. This ensures all the parts are cooked equally well. Drain the cooked broccoli in a colander and leave to steam off completely.
  • Once steamed off, transfer the broccoli into the oven proof dish you will be using. Set aside.
  • In the meantime, whisk together the cream, sour cream and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Melt the butter in a pan (I just wiped out and used the same non-stick pan I boiled the broccoli in). Over moderately low heat, gently cook the sliced garlic until softened. Pour in the cream mixture.
  • Gently heat the mixture through, seasoning it generously with salt and ground white pepper.
  • Pour the warm sauce into the prepared dish of broccoli. Use a spatula or egg lifter to submerge the broccoli into the cream. Place into the oven for 25 minutes.
  • While the broccoli is baking away, chop the tomatoes into very small pieces and place in a small bowl. Crush the garlic using a garlic press and add to the tomatoes. Stir in the olive oil and season with sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside (not in the fridge).
  • Once the broccoli bake is done, spoon over the fresh tomato garlic relish (along with all the juices) and season the dish with salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper if you feel it needs it. Scatter over chopped parsley to finish.

Watch the video (... with blooper reel!)


For those on INSTAGRAM, tag me @mkilianpalmer so we can all see your lovely creations! Keep scrolling: you can PIN this recipe for later, see detailed macros and browse other recipes in this category.
I have disabled the print option for my recipes (doing my bit to save the trees), so be sure to bookmark this page in your browser for future reference.


UK READERS: Missing anything you might need? The green links on the recipe above are directed at the global Amazon market and will auto-direct to your country (if you are not in the USA) and possibly show up an incorrect product. However, the image ads below are especially targeted at UK readers, and will link to the products I use and recommend.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 33g

Creamy Garlic Broccoli with Tomato Relish (Keto)
Summary
recipe image
Recipe
Creamy Garlic Broccoli with Tomato Relish (Keto)
Author
Published On
Total Time
Average Rating
51star1star1star1star1star Based on 1 Review(s)
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                        333Kcal / 1393kJ
Fat                                33g
Carbohydrates              4.9g
Protein                          5g

Allergens
Milk




See all the Side dishes on Fats of Life:


Load More



Disclaimer: The nutritional analysis, macro and allergen breakdown of the recipes on this site have been manually and carefully calculated using the cloud-based software NUTRITICS®. NUTRITICS® is fully approved by the relevant Trading Standards organizations and is EU and FDA-compliant. The macro calculations are provided as a courtesy to you based on the author's weighing of ingredients when creating the dishes. If Erythritol (a sugar polyol) has been used in any of the recipes, it has already been manually excluded from the final carbohydrate count. The author is a chef - not a medical professional - and this website has been designed to provide you with recipe ideas to suit the low carb lifestyle you have discussed with your GP.
 
Disclosure: Like many blogs, Fats of Life is part of the Affiliates Program on Amazon. The links to the products recommended here are affiliate links, meaning - at no additional cost to you - the author will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase.



1 Comment

Post a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.