Keto white sausage gravy

Hey there, fellow Southern foodies! You know that feeling: it’s Saturday morning, the sun streaming through the kitchen, and your belly’s rumbling for a classic country breakfast. But hold on, keto calls and those fluffy biscuits gotta sit this one out. Don’t fret, because I’ve got your gravy fix right here, and it’s low-carb magic!

Ever since I went low-carb, finding a good gravy felt like searching for Bigfoot. Turns out, most store-bought stuff is carb-loaded with mystery ingredients. Yuck! So, I rolled up my sleeves and whipped up this creamy, delicious keto gravy that’ll put all your gravy dreams to shame.

Ingredients on a table

Oh boy, let’s talk sausage! Turns out those store-bought guys are hiding some not-so-friendly ingredients like sugar, corn syrup, and even MSG. Yikes! Not the breakfast heroes we deserve. So, we’re rolling up our sleeves and making our own sausage with good ol’ ground pork and a spice blend that’ll knock your socks off.

Think mortar and pestle party! We’ll crush up some black peppercorns, fennel seeds, salt, and thyme to create a fragrant, chunky mix that’ll take your sausage to next-level deliciousness.

Now, about the creamy part. Milk’s out, thanks to those sneaky carbs. But fear not, fellow carb-conscious friend! Heavy cream comes to the rescue, offering richness without the sugar overload. Win-win!

And just to give it that extra oomph, we’ll throw in some chicken stock. Make sure to check the labels for hidden sugars, or even better, whip up your homemade batch. Trust me, the difference is worth it!

So there you have it, folks! Sausage that’s bursting with flavor and made with ingredients you can trust. Let’s ditch the store-bought imposters and make breakfast epic!

Ingredients on a table

The Secret’s Out:

Forget flour and cream cheese (although, hey, no judgment in moderation!). This gravy’s powered by simple, real ingredients, like ground pork seasoned with a homemade spice blend (fennel seeds, thyme, and sage – yum!). We’ll ditch the milk for some lower-carb love with heavy cream, and chicken stock adds extra depth without the sugary surprises.

Thickening Without the Flour:

Now, the magic ingredient: is xanthan gum. It’s a fancy word for a natural thickener that’s keto-friendly and adds no weird flavors.

Partially cooked ground pork with spices in a pan

To a pan add your ground pork and onions. While it is cooking use a spoon to break up the pork. When the pork is no longer pink and the onions are translucent add the seasoning mixture.

Browned gravy and onions in a pan

Just brown your seasoned pork and onions, deglaze with the broth, and cream, and then let the creamy magic happen. A quick simmer, a sprinkle of xanthan gum, and boom! Gravy heaven in your pan. Top it on some keto biscuits (if you’re feeling frisky), mash it onto cauliflower mash, or just spoon it straight onto your plate – this gravy’s that good.

A spoon dipping white gravy in a pan

Leftovers? What Leftovers?

Okay, maybe you’ll have some leftover keto gravy (but don’t count on it!). Just stash it in an airtight container – it’ll stay happy in the fridge for up to a week. But let’s be real, this stuff is so good, it probably won’t last that long.

So there you have it, my friends: weekend breakfast bliss, keto-style! Go forth and slather this heavenly gravy on anything your heart desires. You’ve earned it!

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Missing good gravy on your Keto journey? We’ve got you covered! This simple recipe proves you can have comfort food AND stay low-carb. Share it with anyone who needs a taste of home (without the guilt!).

A spoon dipping white gravy in a pan

Keto white sausage gravy

Easy and delicious low carb white sausage gravy
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: condiment
Cuisine: keto, Southern
Keyword: gravy, keto, sausage gravy, white gravy
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 369kcal
Author: James Strange


  • 1 pound Ground pork
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Black peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground sage
  • 1 Cup Chicken stock
  • 2 Cups Heavy cream Or whipping cream
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Xanthan gum
  • 1/4 Cup Onion Finely diced


  • To a pan add one pound of ground pork and 1/4 cup diced onion.
  • When the pork is no longer pink and the onion is translucent add your seasoning mix (black pepper, fennel, thyme, sage, and salt). Cook until brown.
  • Remove any excess oil from the pan and add 1 cup of chicken stock. Bring to a boil.
  • Add two cups of heavy cream and bring to a boil. Taste and adjust seasoning to your taste.
  • Add sage and two teaspoons of Xanthan gum. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Stir and check if the gravy is thick enough for you if not add more Xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon at a time. If it's too thick add more cream or chicken stock.
  • Serve with whatever you desire.


Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg
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This is a great way to start the day.

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