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Paleo Sausage Balls (Gluten & Dairy Free)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These paleo sausage balls are the perfect holiday appetizer! They’re gluten-free, dairy-free, and still taste like the classic made with bisquick!


  • 1 lb ground pork breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 3 tbsp tapioca starch
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp ground sage
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using a large mixing bowl, combine the pork, almond flour, tapioca starch, nutritonal yeast, and seasonings.
  3. Fold in the eggs and stir until fully combined.
  4. Using a meatball scoop (or your hands) scoop out small meatballs. Roll with your hands to make them even and place on the baking sheet, evenly spaced.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  6. Serve warm as an appetizer with a creamy sauce like honey mustard.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 533
  • Fat: 32.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.6g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Protein: 28.4g