Greens with Crackling Crumb (Low carb)

Greens with Buttermilk Dressing
Greens with Buttermilk Dressing

While I simply love meat, a lot of my attention is focussed on the accompanying side dishes. Think further than frozen broccoli (gag!), because there are a multitude of things you could do with salads or cooked fresh vegetables making them interesting and fun. Here is one that is packed with flavour and can be served warm – or as a cool salad at your next braai (BBQ). Be sure to also check out the other Side Dish ideas on the site.

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Carbs 5.3g
(19.5%); Fat 3.8g (34%); Protein 12g (46.5%)
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Greens with Crackling Crumb (Low carb)
A deliciously different option for your side vegetables. Blanched low-carb greens with a great buttermilk dressing and crackling crumb topping - coming in at 5.3g carbs per serving.
Greens with Buttermilk Dressing
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Course Side dishes
Cuisine General
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
as a side dish
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 tsp tarragon finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • salt
  • 240 g broccolini
  • 240 g asparagus
  • 1/4 cup lean pork scratchings blitzed to a crumb
  • 2 tsp capers drained
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Course Side dishes
Cuisine General
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
as a side dish
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 tsp tarragon finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • salt
  • 240 g broccolini
  • 240 g asparagus
  • 1/4 cup lean pork scratchings blitzed to a crumb
  • 2 tsp capers drained
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Greens with Buttermilk Dressing
Votes: 5
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Make the dressing by whisking together buttermilk, lemon juice and zest, tarragon and garlic paste. Season with salt and set aside.
  2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and add the broccolini, cooking for about 90 seconds. Add the asparagus to the same pan and cook for 2 more minutes.
  3. Remove the greens with tongs or a slotted spoon and place onto a tray lined with kitchen paper. Place another sheet of kitchen paper on top to absorb excess moisture.
  4. Serve the greens with the dressing spooned over and scatter over the blitzed pork scratchings, capers and chopped parsley. Season with Pink Himalayan Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. The full macro-breakdown (and allergens) can be found further down this page (keep scrolling), as well as the link to PIN THE RECIPE (for those on Pinterest). There is also a comment facility, so do let me know how you get on...
Recipe Notes

Vegetables cook at different times. With broccolini, you need 3.5 min - and asparagus no longer than 2-3 minutes (depending on their thickness). If you care about presentation like I do, I always shave off the ends of my asparagus using a vegetable peeler.

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Greens with Crackling Crumb (Keto)
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Macro Details per serving
19.5%    Carbs
46.5%    Protein
34%       Fat

Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         101Kcal / 423kJ
Fat                                 3.8g
 of which saturates        1.6g
Carbohydrates              5.3g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*)
 of which sugars            4g
Fibre                              3.6g
Protein                           12g

*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 5.3g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and it’s indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.

Allergens
Milk
Wheat (found in store-bought scratchings)
Soya (found in store-bought scratchings)




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Disclaimer: The nutritional analysis, macro and allergen breakdown of the recipes on this site are meticulously calculated using the cloud-based software NUTRITICS®. NUTRITICS® is fully approved by the relevant Trading Standards organizations and is EU and FDA-compliant. The author, Monya Kilian Palmer is trained in using this superior software in order to provide you accurate data. The author is not a medical professional and this website has been designed only to provide you with recipes to suit the keto lifestyle you have chosen and discussed with your GP. The macros calculations are provided as a courtesy to you based on Monya’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 for you.


 

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