Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake – Low Carb

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November 13, 2016

Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake – Low Carb 0 0 5 0

A creamy cheesy broccoli and cauliflower bake

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 45 mins
  • 15 mins

    1 hr 45 mins

    2 hrs

  • Yields: 5 side serves


500g bag of mixed broccoli and cauliflower pieces (or fresh cut yourself if you prefer)

200ml of cooking cream

1 cup grated tasty cheese

1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

A shallow cooking dish that fits inside your slow cooker for ease of serving (see notes below)


1Place approx 1 inch of warm water in the cooking bowl of your slow cooker - but ensure the water level is not high enough that it could flow INTO your cooking dish when it is placed in the water bath to cook - adjust water level as necessary

2Take the cooking dish and prepare the following INSIDE this dish

3Pour broccoli and cauliflower into the cooking dish

4Mix cream with tasty cheese and pour over the vegetables in the cooking dish

5Carefully lower this filled cooking dish into the water bath in your slow cooker bowl

6Place tea towel on slow cooker using The Tea Towel Trick

7Cook on HIGH for 1hr 30mins or until vegetables are fork tender

8At this point scatter the Mozzarella cheese over the top of your vegetables and return to cooking for another 15mins until cheese on top is well melted

9Lift the cooking dish carefully out of the slow cooker bowl

10Use large spoon to serve.

Submitted by Paulene Christie


6 Reviews

Don’t see why not
I use Bulla brand cooking cream

Rebecca Hughes

August 11, 2017

Hi can i ise philledelphia cooking cream for this please

Paulene @ Slow Cooker Central

December 19, 2016

Sure – it just may need less time though cooked directly in the slow cooker bowl so keep an eye on it first time to be sure 🙂


December 19, 2016

Can you please tell me….if I only have a small slow cooker, can I make this directly into the sc bowl? I assume no water used then? Thanks 😊

Paulene @ Slow Cooker Central

November 21, 2016

I’ve not tried to yet to able to say with certainty but I think that perhaps between the cream in the sauce and the softened veg after cooking it may not look the best or have a great consistency once frozen, defrosted then reheated? If you try though do let us know 🙂


November 19, 2016

Would this freeze well?

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