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Keto Broccoli Bolognese Recipe
4 servings | Per serving: 650 calories | 37 fat | 28 protein | 9 carbs
- 1 pound 80% ground beef
- 4 slices bacon
- 4 tablespoons bacon grease
- ¼ cup onion
- 1 stalk celery
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 cups no sugar added marinara
- ½ cup chicken broth
- 1 cup mushrooms
- 4 tablespoons heavy cream
- ½ teaspoon thyme
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 4 cups broccoli
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- Cut up bacon into ½ inch pieces and cook in a nonstick skillet on low to medium heat until bacon is crispy. Remove bacon from skillet and reserve bacon grease.
- Add bacon grease to a nonstick skillet, add ground beef, and cook over medium heat.
- While ground beef is cooking line a baking sheet with foil. Toss broccoli with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper on baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 min or until tender.
- Chop celery and onion into small pieces and add to skillet, continuing to cook until ground beef is cooked throughout. Mince garlic and chop mushrooms into small pieces and add to skillet. Bring heat to low.
- Add cream and seasonings and continue to simmer.
- Serve Bolognese sauce over broccoli. Enjoy!
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