Here's a recipe for a Low Carb African Merguez sausage that is bursting with flavor but can be created from spices you probably already have. Fast, quick, delicious, and low carb, all while bringing in a new and different taste using familiar spices. 
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African Merguez Sausage

My low carb African Merguez Sausage recipe is bursting with flavor! Try it for a quick, delicious, low carb snack or meal that's easy to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Courses
Cuisine: African
Keyword: merguez recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Urvashi Pitre



  • Mix all ingredients together and let it sit for up to 2 hours to get the flavors to meld.
  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1-2 teaspoons of oil until it is hot.
  • Wet your hands and make little 1 ounce patties with the sausage and cook until no longer pink in the middle.
  • Serve with Tzatziki and a side salad for a low carb meal.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g