Keto Breakfast Sandwich (AKA Copycat Keto McGriddle)
This is the BEST Keto Breakfast Sandwich that's tailored after the ever famous McGriddle from McDonalds. BUT, unlike Mickey D's our Copycat Keto McGriddle is low in carbs, free from nitrates and processed ingredients, and a healthy option for low carb and keto diets.
I honestly think I've ever only had one or two McGriddles in my life, I'm more or a fried chicken biscuit kind of guy myself, but I know how much people love them so I figured why not create a low carb version! Now I'm thinking that I'm going to have to add a keto fried chicken biscuit to my list of recipes to create. Thoughts?
Let's get to the Q and A part of the post which outlines all of the nitty gritty details on how to make these Keto Breakfast Sandwiches, McGriddle style.
What is is a keto breakfast sandwich / McGriddle?
This super easy breakfast recipe consists of two maple flavored pancakes stuffed with sausage patties, bacon, scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, and a slice of cheese.
Can you make these gluten free / keto breakfast sandwiches ahead of time for meal prep?
Yes! You can cook all of the components ahead of time and just assemble when ready to eat. OR you can also assemble them entirely, wrap in parchment paper, and freeze. This is perfect for meal plans. Just reheat in the microwave or oven.
Are there any variations that can be made?
Of course! I make these with either just bacon or just sausage and eggs frequently. You can add a fried egg instead of scrambled, that runny yolk is awesome here!
How do you fold the egg?
You're going to cook the egg by whisking them, pouring into the hot pan, then fold in the edges creating a little folded egg. It's really easy and this makes sure you don't have scrambled egg falling off your breakfast sandwich with every bite.
What is the nutritional information for these low carb breakfast sandwich?
As always, you can find the full nutritional breakdown including the carb count (total carbs and net carbs) for keto at the bottom of the recipe card as well as the servings at the top of the recipe card. You should always double check your specific ingredients as different brand's ingredients may have different values.
This recipe as written is higher in calories than most of our recipes making it perfect for an OMAD style of eating or as a larger post workout breakfast. It's also a great meal for breaking a fast.
To cut down on the calories you can make this with either sausage OR bacon, leave out the cheese, or play around with the fillings to create something entirely of your own. You could also try swapping coconut flour for the almond flour, we haven't tried this yet and please note that it wouldn't be 1:1. If you give it a go let us know in the comments how you did it!
For just the pancakes the nutritional information breaks down to the following per 2 pancakes (ie one sandwich) - (this recipe makes 4 pancakes):
Net Carbs: 6