Keto Sausage Biscuits Recipe: Low Carb Breakfast Idea

8 biscuits
20 min

Learn how to make keto sausage biscuits for a delicious high protein, low carb breakfast idea. This is an easy recipe that uses cream cheese and almond flour to make homemade biscuits, so they are lower in carbs than traditional biscuits. The addition of cheddar cheese gives these almond flour biscuits extra flavor for a delicious and healthy breakfast.

Traditional biscuits aren’t allowed on a keto diet, so I made some changes and used keto-friendly ingredients to make these high protein, low carb breakfast sausage biscuits with cream cheese and almond flour.

Is Sausage Okay on Keto?

If you’re new to eating a keto diet, you probably want to know if sausage is okay eat on keto? Generally, yes, sausage is okay on keto, but you do need to read labels carefully. Sausage is made of ground meats. Therefore, there could be carbs in binding ingredients or other ingredients that are added to firm up the sausage. Some brands use wheat flour, soy flour or even corn syrup to bind together the meat.

In addition, sausage usually has spices to give it more flavor, but some brands also add sugar or even fruits for flavor. These can add carbs, so make sure to read the ingredients carefully.

When you’re shopping for keto friendly sausage, always read the ingredients and the nutritional label. Look for the sugar count and net carb count. Net carbs are the number of carbs that will be absorbed by your body. To find net carbs, take the total number of carbs and subtract the carbs from fiber.

For most people on keto, you’ll want to stay between 20 to 50 grams of carbs a day. Depending on your meal plan for the day, you should be fine making keto sausage biscuits as a low carb breakfast.

Are Biscuits Okay on Keto?

Sorry, but regular biscuits are a big no no if you’re following a keto or low carb diet. However, these keto breakfast biscuits are made using cream cheese and almond flour. So their net carbs are much lower than regular biscuits. Therefore, you can enjoy biscuits with almond flour as a low carb breakfast alternative.

Get answers to more common questions as well as tips and tricks on making keto sausage biscuits here.

Keto Sausage Biscuits Recipe: Low Carb Breakfast Idea
Recipe details
  • 8  biscuits
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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  • 3 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 pound breakfast sausage patties

Preheat the oven to 350°F.
While oven preheats, mix the cream cheese, eggs and cheddar cheese in a large mixing bowl. Use a spatula to stir the ingredients together, until the cream cheese is smooth.
Add the almond flour, baking powder, salt, heavy cream and melted butter to the cream cheese mixture. Stir well to evenly combine, but avoid over mixing the dough.
Pace the almond flour biscuit dough in the refrigerator. Chill for 10-15 minutes.
Sprinkle almond flour onto a silicone baking mat. Then place the chilled biscuit dough onto the mat. Pat or roll out the dough so that is about 1/2″ thick.
Use a circle biscuit cutter to cut the biscuits into circles.
Place the biscuit dough onto a greased pan or silicone lined baking sheet.
Bake the biscuits for 15-18 minutes, or until they are a light golden brown.
While biscuits bake, cook the sausage over medium heat in a frying pan until cooked through.
Remove the biscuits from the oven, then slice each biscuit in half.
Add a sausage patty to each almond flour biscuit and serve.
Rebecca D. Dillon
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