Keto/Low Carb Pasta Con Broccoli

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Since I’ve started to eat less carbs the one thing I miss more than LIFE is pasta. I’m always on the hunt for a good substitute. I don’t mind veggie pastas, but sometimes they just don’t cut it for me…I’m like….YO…I know you’re zucchini. I mean, it’s technically still veggie pasta, but this recipe tricks my mind enough to make me forget!

I’m from St. Louis, MO and everyone there knows about a local restaurant called The Pasta House. My favorite dish there is Pasta Con Broccoli. I literally crave the stuff all the time. It’s noodles, alfredo sauce, and broccoli….sounds simple but it’s A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!

Well I won’t lie to you, this doesn’t taste exact, but IF you are keto/low carb-ing it and needing some pasta, this recipe satisfies my craving for it! Anytime I can eat “healthy pasta” I’m down.

Time: 20 minutes

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Serves 2 adults + 3 kids 🙂

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Ingredients:

2 bags of frozen broccoli  (12oz each) You can get steam bags if you want to cut corners on time

2 bags of frozen cauliflower rice (12 oz each)

sauce:

1 pint of heavy whipping cream

1/2 8 oz container of grated parmesan cheese

1 clove of garlic minced

Directions:

  1. Bring 1 pint of heavy whipping cream to a boil
  2. Slowly add in 4 oz. of parmesan cheese with a whisk
  3. Add 1 clove of minced garlic
  4. Reduce heat to low/medium for 15 minutes stirring occasionally until sauce thickens
  5. While sauce is simmering, cook broccoli and cauliflower rice
  6. Add equal parts broccoli and cauliflower to a bowl and desired amount of sauce

My meat-eating husband asks me to make this for him all the time. Let me know what you think!

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