Keto Thanksgiving: Appetizer
Keto Cheesy Bread: The Ultimate Low-Carb Thanksgiving Delight
Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with loved ones, reflecting on our blessings, and savoring the flavors of the season. While the traditional turkey and cranberry sauce take the spotlight, it’s the delightful side dishes that often steal the show. This year, as you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, consider adding a new star to the table—the Keto Cheesy Bread. This delightful creation is not only low in carbs but incredibly easy to make and a perfect complement to your Thanksgiving spread.
As the weather turns cooler and the holiday season approaches, it’s time to explore recipes that tantalize the taste buds and respect dietary preferences. The Keto Cheesy Bread delivers on both fronts, with its tender and cheesy interior and a crisp cheddar topping. Not only does it make a fantastic side dish, but it also doubles as a low-carb Thanksgiving stuffing that will leave your guests asking for seconds.
Makes: 10 servings
- 1 tbsp butter for the skillet
- 2 cups almond flour
- 1/2 cup flax seed meal
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 & 1⁄2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (divided)
- 3 large eggs (lightly beaten)
- 1/2 cup butter (melted)
- 3/4 cup almond milk
- Preheat your oven to 425°F.
- Add 1 tablespoon of butter to a 10-inch oven-proof skillet and place it in the oven to melt.
- In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, flax seed meal, baking powder, salt, and 1 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese.
- Stir in the eggs, melted butter, and almond milk until thoroughly combined.
- Remove the hot skillet from the oven (remember to use your oven mitts), and swirl the butter to coat the sides.
- Pour the batter into the pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle with the remaining 1⁄2 cup of cheddar.
- Bake for 16 to 20 minutes, or until the bread is browned around the edges and set through the middle. The cheese on top should be nicely browned.
- Remove and let it cool for 15 minutes.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Serving Size: 1 slice (1/10th of bread)
- Calories: 357 kcal
- Carbohydrates: 7.9 g
- Protein: 12.48 g
- Fat: 30.63 g
- Fiber: 4.77 g