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Keto Sausage Balls Recipe

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plate of Keto Sausage Balls

These keto sausage balls make great appetizers or breakfast treats.  With only 3.5 grams of net carbs, they are easy to fit into your daily macros on a ketogenic diet.

gluten-free sausage balls on a platter

You can easily make these sausage balls from scratch, thanks to this recipe from 30 Minute Ketogenic Cooking: 50+ Mouthwatering Low-Carb Recipes to Save You Time and Money 

The cookbook is another great keto cookbook by Kyndra Holley.  (She’s the genius behind Peace, Love, and Low Carb.)

30-Minute Ketogenic Cooking cookbook cover

30 Minute Ketogenic Cooking contains 50+ low-carb recipes that will have you covered from breakfast to dessert.  The compact size of the book makes it a great go-to for finding recipes that only take a short amount of time to make.

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In addition to recipes, 30 min covers time-saving kitchen tips and tricks that spans from organization and efficiency to meal prep and planning.  Kyndra also highlights time-saving kitchen tools and appliance and gives tips on how to repurpose leftovers.

Strawberry Spinach SaladStrawberry Spinach Salad (4 servings, each serving 3.8g net carbs)

To make things even easier for those who live busy lives, Kyndra has created two weeks of meals plans and included shopping lists that go with them.

Yield: 6 servings

Sausage Balls

Sausage Balls

These keto sausage balls make great appetizers or breakfast treats. With only 3.5 grams of net carbs, they are easy to fit into your daily macros on a ketogenic diet.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon dried minced onions
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Set a wire cooling rack inside a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Place all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and, using your hands, mix until well incorporated.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 1 ½ - 2-inch meatballs, making a total of 24.
  4. Place the meatballs on the wire rack. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.


Recipe excerpted from 30- Minute Ketogenic Cooking by Kyndra D. Holley, copyright 2018. Reprinted with permission. This recipe makes 6 servings (4 sausage balls each serving).

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 554Total Fat: 45gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 28gCholesterol: 115mgSodium: 1055mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 30g

Nutrition information is an approximation.

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Just like this recipe for sausage balls, Kyndra’s 30 Minute Ketogenic Cooking cookbook is a winner in my book.

In case you missed it, click here to read about Craveable Keto, another delicious keto cookbook by Kyndra.  For even more delicious recipes from Kyndra, visit Peace, Love and Low Carb.  

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Wednesday 30th of January 2019

Wow this looks delicious! Can’t wait to try it.

Thanks for the tip! Have a great day. Priyanka


Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

Loved the recipe!!! I actually featured it on my blog (Fatboy Food Follies) as my pick of the week!! I'll keep your page bookmarked!!