Keto Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

Keto Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Difficulty: Moderate

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: Keto

kcal: 180 per serving

Introduction:

Indulge in the flavors of the season with our Keto Cheesy Asparagus Casserole. This dish perfectly balances the vibrant earthiness of asparagus with the creamy richness of cheese, all while keeping you on track with your low-carb lifestyle. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or treating yourself to a cozy family dinner, this casserole is sure to be a hit. With just a bit of preparation, you can create a side dish that’s not only delicious but also keto-friendly.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, heavy cream, minced garlic, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to create a creamy cheese mixture.
  3. Lay the trimmed asparagus in a single layer in a baking dish.
  4. Drizzle the olive oil over the asparagus, ensuring they are well-coated.
  5. Spoon the cheese mixture over the asparagus, spreading it evenly to cover the spears.
  6. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the asparagus is tender.
  7. Once cooked, drizzle the melted butter over the casserole and sprinkle fresh chopped parsley on top.
  8. Serve the Keto Cheesy Asparagus Casserole hot as a delicious side dish that’s low in carbs and high in flavor.

Note: Feel free to customize this casserole by adding crispy bacon bits or sliced almonds for an extra crunch.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 180 kcal
  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 9g

Experience the joy of a comforting and nourishing side dish with the Keto Cheesy Asparagus Casserole. For more mouthwatering keto recipes and personalized meal plans, explore the Custom Keto Meal Plan or embark on the 28 Day Keto Challenge to fully embrace the benefits of a wholesome low-carb journey.

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