Low-Carb Sausage Gravy

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, low-carb, southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author Annissa Slusher



  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. When skillet is hot, add the sausage, breaking into small chunks with a spoon.

  2. Cook sausage over medium high heat until brown and cooked through. Drain off excess fat.

  3. Place skillet with the sausage over medium low heat. Sprinkle xanthan gum on top and stir in. Stir in sage and red pepper flakes. 

  4. Gradually add the chicken stock, a few tablespoons at a time, stirring between additions. 

  5. Increase heat to medium and bring mixture to a simmer. Simmer, stirring frequently, until mixture thickens to a gravy-like texture. 

  6. Stir in the heavy cream. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring frequently. Turn heat to low and simmer until gravy has thickened to the desired consistency. Stir in salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Recipe Notes

 Serving size: 1/8th of recipe

Per serving:

Calories: 396

Fat (g): 38

Carbs (g): 3

Fiber (g): 1

Protein (g): 12

Net carbs (g): 2