Sausage Ball Recipe – Cooking isn’t really the easiest task in the world because often times it takes a few hours to prepare a decent meal and not all of us have the will or the time to do that every day especially in the hot summer days when you just want to stay as far away from the heat of the stove as possible.
Nobody wants to come home after a hard day in the sun and spend another 2 hours preparing his meal over a different kind of heat so we prepared a recipe for you that won’t require spending long hours in the kitchen.
The recipe we prepared for you today is recipe i.e Sausage Ball which is absolutely delicious even though it’s easy to make. These awesome keto sausage balls can be eaten with almost anything which is a great trait. They can be consumed as snack, breakfast with some eggs and even as pre-meal appetizers.
So let’s move on and check out the ingredients you’ll need to prepare these awesome keto sausage ball recipe with cream cheese.
Ingredients for The Keto Sausage Ball Recipe #1
Sausage Ball Recipe
- 1 lb
Ground Pork Sausage
- 8 oz. Cream cheese cut into small pieces
- 2 minced
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 2 cups
Blanched Almond flour
- 2 tbsp
- 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
To begin executing the sausage ball recipe with cream cheese you’ll need the oven preheated to 400F and a baking sheet lined with foil and greased.
Afterwards you’ll need to pick up a large bowl and combine the shredded cheddar cheese, Italian seasoning, baking powder and almond flour and stir them together well.
Once well combined, add the cream cheese, sausage and garlic and mix them again to combine them well but not for too long so you don’t over mix them.
Get a small scoop and start forming the balls from the mixture, placing them on the previously prepared baking sheet.
When you fill up the baking sheet, put them in the preheated oven to cook for about 8 minutes and then open the oven and turn the balls in place so they don’t stick and they cook evenly. Bake for another 8 minutes after turning.
When the second 8 minutes elapsed, take the pan and broil the balls for 2 more minutes to get a better brown color.
This delicious meal will set you back for just 4g on your daily net Carbs and will provide you with 313 calories, 27g fat and 13g protein per serving. Following this sausage ball recipe with cream cheese should give you about 54 keto sausage balls and per serving it’s recommended that you eat no more than four.
Ingredients for The Keto Sausage Ball Recipe #2
- 1 lb ground Italian sausage
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
- ¼ cup grated Parmesan Cheese
- 1 cup blanched Almond flour
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons Baking powder
- 1 tablespoon dried minced onions
To begin making this second keto sausage ball recipe you’ll need to preheat your oven up to 350F and line a baking sheet with a wire cooling rack to prepare for the baking part.
Once you’ve done that you want to get a bowl and combine all the ingredients with your hands until they have mixed well with each other.
Form the final mixture into approximately 24 balls and place them on the previously prepared wire rack and inside the preheated oven to bake for about 20 minutes.
The serving size for this recipe is 4 balls as well and one serving will set you back just 3.5g net Carbs and will provide you with 374 Calories, 31g Fat and 22g Protein.
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Most people prefer these keto sausage balls to be served hot or warm although they won’t lose out on their tastiness if they are served at room temperature, so at the end of the day it all comes down to your own preferences because both ways are acceptable.
Is it Safe to Store Them?
Even if you don’t finish all the keto sausage balls you don’t have to worry at all because they can easily be stored in the fridge and they’ll last for about 5 days if stored properly in an airtight bag or container.
Just remember that before serving you’ll want to bring the temperature up because they don’t taste as good when they are cold. You can use a microwave or just let them sit out for a little bit so they get to the room temperature.
Is it Safe to Freeze Them?
Making the balls ahead of time and freezing them well is also an option provided that you sealed them well so there’s no air left in the freezer bag or container.
They will be edible and won’t lose any of their taste for about 4 months. After the 4 months they will still be quite safe to eat but their taste might change a bit and become a bit less delicious.
Considering these keto sausage ball have multitude of uses, in our opinion they are an absolutely amazing recipe that everyone should make at least once in order to fall in love with the flavor.
They are both done in about 30 minutes from start till serving and they are very delicious and great to eat at any time of the day.
Feel free to let us know how your experience was following this keto sausage ball recipe and how your sausage balls turned out.
Make sure you check out our other recipes to find out even more delicious keto meals and snacks you can prepare for you and your family.