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Keto Cheesy Sausage and Jalapeño Casserole with fresh sage and jalapeños, butter and shredded cheddar cheese.

Keto Cheesy Sausage and Jalapeno Breakfast Casserole

  • Author: Kristi Barnes


This Keto Cheesy Sausage and Jalapeño Breakfast Casserole is an excellent low carb, make-ahead meal. It freezes and reheats well and has less than three carbs per serving! Make it on Sunday and have a healthy, keto-friendly breakfast ready for the rest of the week. 


  • 16 oz. breakfast sausage
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, finely chopped – Remove the seeds or omit jalapeños if you don’t like spicy food.
  • 1/4 tsp. ground rubbed sage
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Butter for greasing dish
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 c. heavy cream
  • 1 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Optional garnishes: jalapeno slices, halved cherry tomatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cook breakfast sausage 5-7 minutes over medium-high heat with chopped onion and jalapeños until meat is browned and veggies turn translucent.
  3. Drain the grease and juices.
  4. Add meat mixture back to the pan and cook two more minutes, draining again.
  5. Stir in sage, thyme, garlic powder and white pepper. Cook an additional two minutes. Add sea salt to taste.
  6. Grease 8-inch pie dish with butter.
  7. Beat eggs lightly with heavy cream and pour over meat mixture.
  8. Cover evenly with cheddar cheese.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until set.
  10. Optional garnishes: jalapeno slices, halved cherry tomatoes.

Keywords: keto breakfast casserole, low carb breakfast casserole, cheesy breakfast casserole, sausage breakfast casserole, sausage and cheese casserole

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