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Keto Walnut Cauliflower Risotto

By Jason Fung, MD

Keto Walnut Cauliflower Risotto

Risotto in a traditional form is a heavy carb meal. Like with other dishes, fresh cauliflower is always a good substitute for those heavy carb meals. The cauliflower is cooked with heavy cream, butter, and seasonings. Then parmesan cheese is melted into the dish. This is finally topped with walnuts, goat cheese, and a drizzle...
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 687 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 24 oz cauliflower
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream or coconut cream
  • 4 tbsp butter or olive/avocado/coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 oz grated parmesan cheese or plant-based "cheese"
  • 3 oz spinach
  • 5 oz goat cheese or plant-based "cheese"
  • 1 oz walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Measure out and prepare all ingredients.
  • Rinse cauliflower and cut into smaller florets. Put this in a food processor and pulse until you get a fine texture, resembling rice.
  • In a frying pan on low heat, add heavy cream, butter, lemon juice, and onion powder. Stir together.
  • Add cauliflower to the pan and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring often. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Once the cauliflower starts to get tender, stir in the parmesan cheese.
  • Once the cheese is incorporated, stir in the spinach.
  • Plate and serve with goat cheese and walnuts.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Walnut Cauliflower Risotto
Amount per Serving
Calories
687
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
62.7
g
96
%
Carbohydrates
 
8.5
g
3
%
Protein
 
22.5
g
45
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Italian, Mediterranean
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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