Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese

Deliciously seasoned chicken legs roasted to perfection with fresh, tender broccoli florets and a creamy garlic cheese sauce. A comforting low carb dinner recipe you'll love!

Garlic lovers rejoice. This soul-warming Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese recipe is so easy to put together yet provides a wonderful mix of bold flavors, creamy textures, lots of fiber, protein and healthy fats.

If you are not a big fan of parsley you can use chives or dill instead, for your flavored cream cheese, and of course, you can add your favorite spices and double the recipe to have a delicious spread or dip ready for the next day.

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Roast chicken legs with broccoli

Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese

For this delicious keto dinner recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients.

For the chicken:

  • Chicken legs
  • Broccoli
  • Butter
  • Oregano, thyme, salt and black pepper

For the garlic cheese:

  • Cream cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Salt

Roast chicken legs with broccoli and garlic cheese ingredients

How to Make Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese

First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Take your chicken legs and place them in a baking pan and coat them with melted butter. Season them with a pinch of salt and black pepper then roast for 30 minutes.

Roast chicken legs seasoned with oregano and thyme

Remove the chicken legs from the oven and sprinkle over the oregano and thyme. Toss the chicken so that it is well coated in the juices and herbs.

Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and cook the broccoli florets for 5-7 minutes until tender.

To make the garlic cheese, grab a bowl and fold the olive oil, garlic, parsley and salt into the cream cheese.

Garlic cream cheese sauce

Serve the chicken legs with a side of broccoli and generous dollops of garlic cream cheese! Each serving is 1 chicken leg, 1 cup of broccoli and 2 scoops of cream cheese. Enjoy!

Roast chicken with broccoli and garlic cheese keto dinner recipe

Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese

Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 351kcal

Ingredients

For the Chicken

  • 1 lbs Chicken Legs
  • 1 1/4 lbs Broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 tsp Oregano dried
  • 1 tsp Thyme dried
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper

For the Garlic Cheese

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese full-fat
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Place the chicken legs in a baking pan and coat with the melted butter. Season with a pinch of salt and black pepper and roast for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and add the oregano and thyme to the juices in the pan. Toss to coat the chicken again.
  • Return to the oven, adding a bit of water if needed and roast for 10-15 more minutes.
  • In the meantime bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the broccoli florets for 5-7 minutes until tender.
  • Make the garlic cheese by folding the olive oil, garlic, parsley and salt into the cream cheese.
  • Serve the chicken legs with a side of broccoli and dollops of garlic cream cheese.

Notes

Net Carbs: 7.31g

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Roast Chicken with Broccoli and Garlic Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 351 Calories from Fat 221
% Daily Value*
Fat 24.5g38%
Saturated Fat 8.25g52%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 230mg10%
Potassium 239mg7%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3.69g15%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23.75g48%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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