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keto keto broccoli casserole with turkey in a casserole dish
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Keto Broccoli Casserole with Turkey

Creamy and well-balanced, this keto Broccoli Casserole makes great use of leftover turkey!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, casserole, keto side dish, turkey, turkey leftovers
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 287kcal
Author: Chef Jenn

Ingredients

  • 3 cups turkey diced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 4 cups broccoli cut into florets
  • 5 slices bacon chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup pork panko
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • 1. Wash and chop the broccoli into florets or bite-size pieces. Put them in a large glass bowl or measuring cup, add 1/4 cup of water and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Cook on high in the microwave for 2 minutes or until the broccoli is bright green and a bit tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. Fry the bacon and onion in a skillet until the bacon is lightly crisp and the onion is translucent. About 5-6 minutes. Drain all but 1 tbsp of the fat.
  • 3. Add the softened cream cheese and chicken stock to the skillet and blend well over medium-low heat. Whisk in the mustard powder and lemon juice
  • 4. Add the cream and thicken with 1/4 tsp of xanthan gum (optional).Mix until creamy and smooth.
  • 5. Fold in the drained broccoli and diced turkey. Mix well to combine.
  • 6. Pour the contents into a buttered casserole dish and top with the pork panko and dot with the butter.
  • 7. Bake at 375-F for about 10-15 minutes until golden brown and bubbling. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Make sure you drain your broccoli after steaming or your sauce will be really runny!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 434mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1069IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbohydrates: 6g