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Low Carb Sausage Bake

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This low carb sausage bake is a delicious and filling dish to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch! Gluten free, LCHF, and keto friendly recipe.

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

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I realized after I made this recipe that I have two vaguely similar baked sausage dishes on the blog already! But they ARE different. My low carb Egg and Sausage Bake is a simple dish with chopped sausages, whole eggs, cheese, and a little cream. My low carb Breakfast Casserole again has chopped sausages and cheese, but this time with beaten eggs, mushrooms and spinach. By the way both of these recipes are delicious AND have video tutorials – check them out!

THIS recipe uses ground sausage meat. I used mild Italian, but you could also use a hot version or any other variety, as long as the carb count is 0-1g net carbs per serving. I combined the sausage with beaten eggs, shredded Italian cheese, butter, cream, sour cream and a little almond flour for bulk. It's a winning combination of flavors!

Check out all my low carb brunch recipes!

How to Make a Low Carb Sausage Bake

Cook the ground sausage until it is browned all over, then drain any excess liquid and set aside.

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

Beat some eggs in a large bowl, then add shredded cheese, almond flour, heavy cream, and sour cream. 

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

(By the way sorry for the really weird lighting in these photos – there was some crazy weather going on when I was making this recipe!)

Stir until fully combined. Add the sausage and some melted butter. Season with salt and a generous amount of black pepper.

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

Pour everything into a casserole dish (mine was 10×7″), and sprinkle some additional cheese on top. 

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

Bake in a preheated oven for 15-20 minutes uncovered or until the center has cooked through. Cut into six portions and serve.

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

This is a great make-ahead dish! Let the portions cool completely, then store (covered) in the fridge. You can either eat them cold – they hold together really well – or give them a minute or two in the microwave. A super quick and filling low carb breakfast – done!

Low Carb Sausage Bake - a filling recipe to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch!

 

Low Carb Sausage Bake

Low Carb Sausage Bake

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This low carb sausage bake is a delicious and filling dish to make for breakfast, brunch, or lunch! Gluten free, LCHF, and keto friendly recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground sausage meat (eg mild Italian)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ cups shredded Italian cheese, divided
  • ⅓ cup fine almond flour
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • ¼ cup butter, melted and cooled
  • salt and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F. Spray a 10 x 7" casserole dish with non-stick spray or similar.
  2. Cook the ground sausage until it is browned all over, then drain any excess liquid and set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then add one cup of the shredded cheese, plus the almond flour, heavy cream, and sour cream. Stir until fully combined.
  4. Add the sausage and melted butter. Season with salt and a generous amount of black pepper and mix well.
  5. Pour everything into the prepared casserole dish, and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. 
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes uncovered or until the center has cooked through.
  7. Cut into six portions and serve.

Notes

3g net carbs per serving (one sixth of the whole recipe)

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Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size One sixth of the bake
Amount Per Serving Calories 595Total Fat 52gSaturated Fat 23gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 24gCholesterol 252mgSodium 1048mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 27g

Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.

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DT

Sunday 15th of November 2020

Oh, I see it now .. thank you! (Needed to refresh the page!)

DT

Sunday 15th of November 2020

Hello! This looks great but there are no eggs listed in the ingredients. How many? Much thanks!

Gale Schmidt

Sunday 15th of November 2020

How many eggs did you use?

Georgina

Sunday 15th of November 2020

Sorry it's 4 eggs - just added it!

Georgene

Sunday 15th of November 2020

You don't say how many eggs arei in this recipe.

Georgina

Sunday 15th of November 2020

Sorry it's 4 eggs - just added it!

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