Make homemade breakfast sausage that is healthier and lighter in sodium and fat. Serve these zero carb sausage patties with your breakfast or brunch – or as part of a breakfast sandwich. You can even make them ahead of time and store in the freezer until ready to use (just thaw and heat in a skillet or microwave). This is a diabetic and keto diet friendly recipe.

Recipe Yield: 8


    • 1 Pound Ground Pork, Lean
    • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Rosemary
    • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Thyme
    • 1/8 Teaspoon Dried Marjoram, Crushed
    • 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper
    • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt


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    • Combine all ingredients; mix well.
    • Place in an air-tight container.
    • Chill in the refrigerator 4 to 24 hours to allow flavors to blend.
    • Shape into 1/2-inch thick patties.
    • In skillet cook patties over medium heat about 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until done.

    Alternative Cooking Method: To broil, place patties on an unheated rack in broiler pan. Broil 5-inches from heat about 5 minutes on each side.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 120
Fat: 8 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 65 milligrams
Cholesterol: 40 milligrams
Protein: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams

Recipe and image appear courtesy of the National Pork Board.