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Broccoli with Spicy Garlic Creamy Cheese Sauce

This easy, low carb casserole will be a crowd favorite

This easy recipe is a winner even on busy week nights. It's essentially a broccoli casserole full of wonderful creamy, garlicky flavor. Kids will love its cheesy goodness, and it works as a low carb option too. Serve as a side dish: it will be a crowd favorite. 

Broccoli with Spicy Garlic Creamy Cheese Sauce | Paul del Rosario
Cauliflower Rice


Cauliflower Rice

Serves 4

3 cups broccoli florets, cleaned

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt and pepper, to taste


1 teaspoon butter

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 cup softened cream cheese

1 teaspoon chili powder

toasted garlic, for topping

1. Coat broccoli in olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. 

2. Roast in a preheated 400° F oven for 15 to 30 minutes.

3. For the sauce, melt butter, sauté garlic until golden. Add cream cheese and chili powder.

4. Pour sauce over roasted broccoli. Top with toasted garlic.

Recipes and styling by Katherine Jao

Photography by Paul del Rosario

FOOD Magazine, Issue 3, 2016