Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto

Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto

If you didn’t see my Keto Pesto with Celery Leaves recipe last week, do yourself a favour and check it out! After making this delicious pesto, I used it on everything for a week, including this delicious Keto Vegetable Bake.

Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto

Combining keto pesto with cream is a no-brainer and it works particularly well with my Celery Leaf pesto, which is naturally really peppery and a little spicy. Who knew celery leaves could do that? Not me, that’s for sure!

You can use other vegetables as you please but already remember to check out the NET carb count. There’s a few vegetables that I sometimes forget can be higher in carb like carrot and capsicum. Broccoli is a must though, it goes so tender and almost nutty in flavour when roasted.

Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto

The vegetables I chose for this dish worked really well with the pesto so give it a shot! This could definitely be a meal on its own, or makes a hearty side dish to a steak, salmon or chicken.

Enjoy!

Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto
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Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto

This super quick and easy vegetable bake makes a hearty vegetarian dish, or a fantastic side dish in winter or summer. Also great for barbeques and still delicious cold! 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 side dishes
Calories 265 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 head of broccoli

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 4 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh basil or celery leaves to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and grease a small baking dish

  2. Chop the vegetables into rough chunks and the onion into small wedges, separating the layers. 

  3. Combine the sauce ingredients and toss through the chopped vegetables and pour into the baking dish. 

  4. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring halfway through and serve warm with fresh basil 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Vegetable Bake with Creamy Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 265 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 576mg 24%
Potassium 702mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 57.2%
Vitamin C 222.3%
Calcium 20.1%
Iron 8.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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