These Keto Sausage Balls are just like the traditional sausage balls grandma used to make. A great appetizer, perfect and quick snack, breakfast, or game day treat this is Southern finger food at its finest.
Sausage and Cheese…Yes, please! These Keto Sausage Balls are one of our all-time favorites. They remind us of childhood as they were present at any cookout, holiday, or church potluck.
Sausage balls, in our opinion, are the perfect finger food. What could be better than a mashup of meat and cheese that tastes a bit like bread? The answer is obviously nothing 😉 This easy recipe is just the perfect snack!
This great recipe is as simple as the classic Bisquick sausage balls, just with less sketchy ingredients and a lot fewer carbs. In addition to being keto-friendly, these are gluten-free as well. Baking them in our trusted cast-iron skillet for an ultimate crunchy exterior is the icing on the cake.
We think we just need to start making a batch of these on the weekend to have them on hand all week. They'd make an easy grab-and-go breakfast, what do you think? We love a good meal prep for keto recipes, it makes staying on track that much simpler.
We really love these warm but they're equally delicious served cold or at room temperature. You really can't go wrong with this Keto Sausage Ball Recipe!
Do you have about 25 minutes to spare and these ingredients? Read on to learn how to make a batch of your own today!
- Preparation and cooking overview
- Chef's note
- 🥘 Ingredients for this keto sausage balls recipe
- Ingredient substitutions
- Additional ingredients
- Cooking tools required
- Tools substitute options
- How to make Keto Sausage Balls: step-by-step guide
- Cooking methods
- Preparation steps
- Cooking instructions
- How to make the best sausage from scratch?
- What to serve with low carb sausage balls?
- How to make it healthier
- Time-saving tips
- What can I prepare ahead of time?
- Storage and reheating instructions
- Storage tips
- Reheating best practices
- Recipe wrap-up and conclusion
- Frequently asked questions
- 📖 Recipe
Preparation and cooking overview
In just 25-30 minutes, these easy keto sausage balls will be ready to rock your taste buds. Mix hot breakfast sausage, almond flour, baking powder, and sharp cheddar in a bowl. Form the mix into 28 savory balls, then bake them to golden perfection at 350°F. The result? A tantalizing treat that'll make your heart sing and your cravings dance!
Get ready to unleash your culinary creativity while making these keto sausage balls! Don't be afraid to experiment with different types of hot breakfast sausage, like spicy or maple-flavored, to add a delightful twist to the recipe. For a burst of flavor, add some diced jalapeños or green onions. And here's a pro tip: if you want to achieve an extra cheesy indulgence, sprinkle some additional shredded sharp cheddar on top before baking – it'll turn into a gooey, cheesy paradise!
🥘 Ingredients for this keto sausage balls recipe
Cooking tools required
To make this keto sausage balls recipe, you will need the following tools:
Tools substitute options
How to make Keto Sausage Balls: step-by-step guide
- Gather and measure all the ingredients.
- Shred the cheese.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
- In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients until combined. Divide the mixture into 28 balls, place in a 10.5" cast iron skillet (or baking sheet if you don't have a skillet), and bake for 25-30 minutes until the sausage balls are golden and cooked through.
How to make the best sausage from scratch?
You'll need the following ingredients to make spicy sausage:
Simply mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl or use a food processor for a quick blitz. Making your own sausage is also a great way to control the heat. Especially if you have kiddos at home who don't tolerate spicy foods.
Chef's pro tip
One common hiccup when making this recipe is ending up with dry sausage balls. Avoid overcooking these sausage balls. Keep an eye out around the 25-minute mark and aim for a golden, slightly firm texture. This way, you'll relish every bite of these delectable treats without a dry moment in sight!
What to serve with low carb sausage balls?
Here are some keto-friendly food pairings that go perfectly with these mouthwatering sausage balls:
How to make it healthier
Here are the best time-saving tips to make these delectable sausage balls quickly:
What can I prepare ahead of time?
Here are a couple of tips on what you can do in advance:
Storage and reheating instructions
Refrigerator: Cool the cooked sausage balls before storing them to prevent condensation. Store in an airtight container or a zip-top bag, and keep it in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Freezer: You can freeze the keto sausage balls in two ways:
Reheating best practices
Recipe wrap-up and conclusion
Share the joy of these Keto Sausage Balls with your friends and family – whether it's a laid-back brunch, a cozy game night, or a delightful appetizer for a gathering, these sausage balls will steal the show.
Let's make memories, one bite at a time. Cook them, devour them, and spread the love – because great food is even better when shared! Don't forget to tag us – we'd love to see your kitchen masterpiece and share it with our food-loving community!
Check out The Best Keto Appetizers For Any Occasion for more low carb appetizers and low carb recipes.
Frequently asked questions
Keto Sausage Balls
- 1 lb hot breakfast sausage we opt for pastured pork
- 1 ½ cups almond flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
- In a large bowl mix together all of the ingredients until combined. Divide the mixture into 28 balls and place in a 10.5" cast iron skillet (or baking sheet if you don't have a skillet) and bake for 25-30 minutes until the sausage balls are golden and cooked through.