Low Carb Broccoli and Creamy Cheese Sauce Recipe (phase 1, induction)
A rich cheesy sauce to spoon lavishly over broccoli (or cauliflower, or spagetti squash or whatever) because there is less than 1 carb per 3 tablespoons. You'll be licking the spoon! Please note that the nutritional information does not include the broccoli. The broccoli adds 3.1 net carbs and 19 calories per serving.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup dark beer
- 1 pound shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
- Hot sauce to taste
- 2 pounds steamed broccoli
Heat the cream in a pan until bubble form around the edge. Do not let it boil.
Whisk in the paprika and mustard.
Whisk in the cheese until the mixture is smooth.
Add the beer and simmer, whisking constantly until the mixture thickens.
Do not overcook.
Add hot sauce to taste just before serving.
Spoon over hot broccoli
Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 50.7mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 0.6mg