Smoked sausage is a popular and very versatile ingredient that many of us already know and love.
You can use smoked sausage in a wide variety of dishes, from soups and skillet dishes to casseroles and chowders, the possibilities are endless.
However, if you are on a keto diet, you might be thinking that you can never enjoy your beloved smoked sausage recipes again.
That simply isn’t true! While there might be some limitations to what you can enjoy, there are always ways to work around it.
Even some of the recipes we are talking about today have some non-keto-friendly aspects, but we will go through how to alter those.
Sometimes, it really is as simple as switching out one or two ingredients to make it work. You will be shocked by how many of your favorite dishes you can still enjoy while on a keto diet.
So, without further ado, let’s jump into these delightful keto recipes that you absolutely need to make.
1. Keto Cheesy Smoked Sausage Cabbage Skillet
Looking for an easy and tasty dish to get you through the day? This keto cheesy smoked sausage cabbage skillet meal is going to become your new go-to option when the days get colder.
To make this, you are going to need shredded mozzarella, cabbage, your favorite smoked sausage, tomatoes, and a handful of other ingredients.
In 35 minutes, you are going to have one delightful dish that will warm you from the inside out. Feel free to add whatever seasoning you prefer, as long as you don’t skimp on the garlic!
2. Cheesy Broccoli And Smoked Sausage Casserole
Broccoli is a fantastic food for keto thanks to its high fiber and low net carb counts. This, along with zucchini, are great options for a number of dishes.
In this case, this cheesy broccoli and smoked sausage casserole is going to blow you away.
The recipe includes cream cheese, cheddar, Parmesan, broccoli, and the all-important smoked sausage of your choice.
Use all your favorite seasoning options in a dish like this, and use plenty of garlic – fresh is best, but garlic powder like the recipe calls for will work, too.
3. Creamy Mozzarella Keto Pasta With Smoked Sausage
To make this recipe keto-friendly, you will either need to get some keto pasta, or use an alternative such as zucchini noodles (zoodles). Other than that, you should run into no issues turning this into a keto meal.
Here, you will need your favorite smoked sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, red pepper flakes, and a handful of other ingredients. This dish can be ready in under an hour, and you are going to love it.
4. Keto Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage And Veggies
Sometimes all you want is a simple dish, and this keto sheet pan smoked sausage and veggies is exactly that. It is quick and easy, and still manages to be downright delicious.
The sheet pan dish consists of the all-important smoked sausage, broccoli, zucchini, squash, onion, red pepper, and some seasoning.
The recipe calls for the basic garlic powder, pepper, and old bay seasoning, but feel free to add anything else you like!
5. Smoked Sausage And Cheese Grits
Craving lots of cheddar cheese? Why not make this smoked sausage and cheese grits with chopped up bell peppers. This dish is really that simple, and it will only take 10 minutes to make.
This quick and easy snack will warm you right up, so try it out next time you feel like something cheesy!
6. Keto Smoked Sausage Casserole Recipe
Comfort food will always be important to us, and you can stick to a keto diet while still enjoying it.
This keto smoked sausage casserole recipe gets cooked in a slow cooker for around three and a half hours, and you get a wonderfully soft and rich dish to warm you up.
The recipe calls for your favorite smoked sausage, cauliflower, cheese, sour cream, and a handful of other things. Like with most of these recipes, have fun with the seasoning and try some new things!
7. Smoked Sausage Chowder
Love chowder? Of course, you do! While you might be more familiar with the classic clam chowder, don’t sleep on this smoked sausage option.
This is going to blow your mind, and you are definitely going to wish you tried it sooner.
You will need heavy cream, cauliflower, celery, low sodium chicken broth, red bell peppers, and a handful of other ingredients. The bacon and smoked sausage work wonderfully together to create this easy dish.
8. Low Carb BBQ Chicken And Smoked Sausage Skillet
This dish is perfect for summer evenings, and combines all your favorite ingredients – guaranteed!
From smoked sausage and chicken to green beans, cauliflower, bell peppers, and garlic, you are definitely in for a good time with this dish.
Seasoning includes garlic and paprika, fresh garlic, low-carb BBQ sauce and some Cajun seasoning. However, as always, if there is something else you want to add to this dish, do it!
9. Cream Cheese Smoked Sausage With Keto Pasta
This delight will be another dish that you need to find a more keto-friendly option than the pasta used in the recipe.
You can use a keto-friendly pasta, or an alternative like zucchini noodles (zoodles). These are both great options, and will work well for any kind of dish that is similar.
To make this tasty dinner, you will need cream cheese, corn, red pepper flakes, your favorite smoked sausage, onion, and a few other ingredients. It’s super easy, and beyond delicious, so try it out!
10. Low Carb Shrimp And Smoked Sausage Skillet
This low-carb shrimp and smoked sausage skillet meal is perfect for a keto diet, and we know it’s going to be a hit.
You will need lots of peppers, onion, zucchini, shrimp, and your favorite smoked sausage to get the job done.
The seasoning in this dish is already fantastic, but feel free to experiment a little and try out different combinations.
11. Cajun Keto Smoked Sausage And Peppers
This hearty dish will warm you up in no time. It is perfect for winter, and uses all your favorite ingredients.
In this recipe, you will find cheddar cheese, sour cream, onion, bell peppers, and your favorite smoked sausage.
Add in some minced garlic to this recipe, and even some chili if you want to give it a little kick!
12. Keto Smoked Sausage And Cabbage
Easy and quick, you will need your favorite smoked sausage, cabbage, and some seasoning! If you want to make this dish more hearty, feel free to add in some extra vegetables like cauliflower or broccoli.
The bay leaves add a wonderful flavor to this dish, so don’t try to skip on those!
13. Cheesy Low-Carb Smoked Sausage Soup
Got 40 minutes to spare, and you feel like a heartwarming smoked sausage soup? This recipe is going to everything you want and more, and it’s so easy.
All you need is smoked sausage, onion, bell peppers, celery, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, a can of tomatoes, and broth.
You can add more seasoning than just minced garlic, too. Some fresh herbs would go great with a dish like this, so try them out if you want to enjoy some different flavors.
14. Smoked Sausage Cajun Alfredo
This is another recipe that you will want to switch out the pasta for something a little more keto-friendly.
There are keto-friendly pastas available, or you could opt for zoodles (zucchini noodles) – these are super healthy and low in carbs, making them great keto foods.
Whatever you choose to do, this flavorful dish is going to be a hit. All you need is your favorite smoked sausage (the recipe uses turkey sausage), heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, Cajun seasoning, and your pasta-alternative.
15. Easy Smoked Sausage And Zucchini Skillet
While “keto” might not be in the name, this recipe is perfect for a keto diet. In this recipe, you get onion, garlic, smoked sausage, zucchini, yellow squash, and cherry tomatoes – doesn’t that sound divine?
You could add some extra fat into the recipe by throwing in some heavy cream or cream cheese, but this isn’t necessary. Feel free to add some extra seasoning, too, because the possibilities are endless!
And you thought you couldn’t enjoy your smoked sausage dishes anymore… you absolutely can.
Hopefully you now have some delicious ideas to try out next time you feel like smoked sausage, so why not let us know how it goes?
Don’t feel like your diet is restricted on keto – like we said before, there are ways to work around just about any issue.
It might mean swapping out one or two ingredients, but if that means you get to enjoy all your favorites, it’s worth it, right?
Now, go and enjoy those keto smoked sausage dishes. You’ve earned some good food.
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