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Keto Sausage Egg Bake Recipe
Weekday breakfasts can be a challenge in the post-cereal world. But this keto sausage egg bake recipe changes everything!
For heaps more amazing breakfast time inspirations, take a peek at our ketogenic breakfast recipes list.
Make Ahead Breakfast
For most people, beginning a keto diet involves a transition away from processed foods and eating out a lot, to doing more cooking at home.
While eating keto can be very beneficial, it does take some thought and prep work in the kitchen. That’s why I love this keto sausage egg bake recipe.
Sure, you could get up every morning and stare at the fridge, wondering what to eat and willing yourself to just pick something. But I know from experience that often results in the ill-fated “coffee for breakfast” scenario.
This simple breakfast bake can be made ahead of time so you can just throw it in the microwave or even take a portion to work with you. If you’ve got a large family, you can bake two at once.
Don’t feel like you have to copy my ingredients exactly. Feel free to make this bake to your tastes.
Here are some other keto add-ins you might enjoy:
- Cheddar cheese (if you eat and tolerate dairy)
- Sweet potato
- Diced tomato
If you have a picky family who hasn’t quite managed to ditch their carbs yet, then you could try out this breakfast casserole recipe which is sure to keep them happy, while you enjoy your yummy, healthy sausage egg bake.
- Olive oil to cook with
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 lb sausages, casings removed
- 12 oz spinach
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- 4 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 6 eggs
- 1 bag (20 g) of pork rinds (optional), lightly crushed
- 2 Tablespoons sliced almonds (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Place 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a frying pan. Add in the onions, bell pepper, and sausage and cook until onions are translucent and the sausage meat is cooked.
- Add in the spinach and chopped basil. Cook for 1-2 minutes more.
- Pour the sausage mixture into a 9 by 9 baking tray.
- Make 6 indentations in the mixture and crack an egg into each indentation.
- Bake the mixture (uncovered) until the egg whites are solid but the yolk is still runny. This takes around 15 minutes.
- Sprinkle crushed pork rinds, sliced almonds, and salt and pepper on top.
All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.
Net Carbs: 6 g
- Calories: 620
- Sugar: 2 g
- Fat: 51 g
- Carbohydrates: 9 g
- Fiber: 3 g
- Protein: 32 g