Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage Balls — Are you looking for an easy and delicious breakfast recipe? If so, you need to try these air fryer breakfast sausage balls! They are quick and easy to make, and they taste great. Plus, they’re perfect for busy mornings. So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try today!
Are you looking for an easy and delicious breakfast recipe? If so, you need to try these air fryer breakfast sausage balls! They are quick and easy to make, and they taste great. Plus, they’re perfect for busy mornings. So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try today!
Breakfast Sausage Recipe
I am not a morning person. In fact, I used to be one of those people who would hit the snooze button 10 times and then rush around like a crazy woman trying to get ready for work. But over time, I’ve learned that if I want to have a productive day, I need to start it with a good breakfast.
And for me, that means sausage patties. This easy breakfast sausage recipe is perfect for lazy mornings when you don’t have time to cook something complicated. Plus, it’s way healthier than eating processed sausage from the grocery store. Give it a try!
Why Make Breakfast Sausage In The Air Fryer
Making breakfast sausage in the air fryer is a great way to reduce the amount of time you spend cooking in the morning. Air fryers are a great way to cook food quickly and evenly, so your breakfast sausage will come out perfectly every time. Plus, making breakfast sausage in the air fryer is a quick and easy way to add some variety to your morning routine. Give it a try!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage Balls
Cooks who own an air fryer know the appliance is perfect for making delicious and crispy sausage balls. But what ingredients are needed to make this breakfast favorite? Keep reading to find out.
- Ground Pork: Use great ground pork, you can even use maple ground pork, for even more flavor.
- Shredded Hash Browns: You can use homemade or store-bought.
- Bisquick: I added a recipe below for homemade Bisquick.
- Crumbled Bacon: Use your favorite bacon, make sure it’s fully cooked.
- Diced Ham: Make sure your ham is cooked, this is a great recipe for leftover ham.
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese: You can use cheddar cheese, Mexican cheese, or Colby Jack Cheese, for even more flavor!
- Eggs: Use large, room temperature eggs
- Cream Cheese: For added flavor, I used chive cream cheese, but you can use regular or low-fat cream cheese.
- Seasonings/Spices: Salt, and Black Pepper
How To Cook Breakfast Sausage Balls In Air Fryer
Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Use a wooden spoon or a dough whisk to combine.
Use a 3 tbsp cookie dough or ice cream scoop to make uniform-sized balls, if unavailable use a spoon to make golf ball-sized balls.
Place onto a baking sheet as you work. Place the baking sheet into the freezer for 10 minutes before cooking. While waiting for the sausage balls to set in the freezer, preheat the air fryer to 370* for 5 minutes.
How Long To Cook Sausage Balls In Air Fryer
Spray the air fryer basket with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange sausage balls in a single layer. Cook for 9 minutes, stopping halfway through to flip.
Arrange sausage balls on a platter and garnish with chopped parsley. Serve with spicy maple syrup dip. Enjoy!
- Sausage: This is a great recipe for using any type of sausage you have. I’ve used it with ground pork, Jimmy DeanRegular/Light breakfast link sausages, and Tennessee Pride Ground Sausage links – all were delicious!
- If you want to add more flavor, I would recommend that you use flavored sausages, such as Sag Breakfast Sausage Roll, or even Maple Country Sausage Roll.
- Cheese: Today, I used cheddar chees, but you can use any shredded chees that you like. Some of my recommendations would be either Mexican Cheese, or Pepper Jack, which has a bit to it, for even more flavor!
- Bisquick: I will address this below since I know a lot of readers, are unable to find Bisquick Mix in their area.
Bisquick Sausage Balls In Air Fryer
One of the key ingredients in this recipe is Bisquick. Bisquick is not available worldwide, and it’s a common question, I get.
Bisquick is a mix of flour, baking powder, salt, and shortening that can be used to make pancakes, waffles, biscuits, pie crusts, and other baked goods. It was created in 1931 by Arthur Murtha and has been a popular pantry staple ever since. Bisquick is versatile and convenient – it’s perfect for when you need a quick breakfast or dessert.
Keto Sausage Balls Air Fryer
Are you looking for an easy keto snack that you can make in the air fryer? If so, then you need to try these keto sausage balls! They are simple to make and they taste great. Plus, they are perfect for on-the-go snacking.
Here are the simple substituations that you will need to make: Change the Bisquick mix for Carbquick. Which will work the exact same way. Use the same ratios as called for in the recipe. Remember to check the ingredients to make sure that they are all keto and low-carb friendly.
Gluten-Free Sausage Balls Air Fryer
Looking for an easy and gluten-free party appetizer? These sausage balls are perfect! Made in the air fryer, they are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Plus, they are ready in just minutes.
Substitute the regular Bisquick for Gluten-free Bisquick Mix. Using the same amount as called for in the recipe below.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I Double The Sausage Ball Recipe?
You can easily double or even triple this recipe. Remember depending on the size of your air fryer you will need to cook the sausage balls in batches.
Can I Make Sausage Balls Ahead and Freeze Them?
These are perfect to make in bulk and freeze for a quick breakfast treat on the run! To reheat, place into the air fryer at 400* for 2 minutes. Or microwave for 45 seconds
Do Sausage Balls Need To Be Refrigerated?
Leftover sausage balls should be placed in a tightly sealed dish before being refrigerated. The breakfast sausage will last for 2 to 3 days in the refrigerator.
How To Reheat Sausage Balls In The Air Fryer
To reheat, place into the air fryer at 400* for 2 minutes. Or microwave for 45 seconds
More Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes:
Are you looking for some new breakfast recipes to try out in your air fryer? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite air fryer breakfast recipes. From eggs to pancakes to bacon, there’s something for everyone on this list. So what are you waiting for? Start cooking!
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Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage Balls
- 1 pound ground pork sausage
- 3 cups shredded hash browns
- 1 cup Bisquick Mix
- 1/2 cup bacon, crumbled & cooked
- 1/2 cup ham, diced & cooked
- 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 large eggs, whisked
- 4 ounces cream cheese, chive
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
- Use a wooden spoon or a dough whisk to combine.
- Use a 3 tbsp cookie dough or ice cream scoop to make uniform-sized balls, if unavailable use a spoon to make golf-ball-sized balls. Place onto a baking sheet as you work. Place the baking sheet into the freezer for 10 minutes before cooking.
- While waiting for the sausage balls to set in the freezer, preheat the air fryer to 370* for 5 minutes.
- Spray the air fryer basket with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange sausage balls in a single layer. Cook for 9 minutes, stopping halfway through to flip.
- Arrange sausage balls on a platter and garnish with chopped parsley.
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