Baked Scotch eggs


We’re diving into the world of culinary delights with a classic British dish, Baked Scotch eggs. This simple yet delicious recipe is not just a treat for your taste buds, but also a healthy option for those who are conscious about their fitness. Being a part of the AH7 community, you know that we aim to provide recipes that are not only delectable but also keep your health in check. So, let’s get cracking on making the Baked Scotch eggs!


* 4 large eggs (4 large eggs)
* 1 pound lean ground beef (450g)
* 1 cup bread crumbs (128g)
* 1 teaspoon salt (5g)
* 1/2 teaspoon pepper (2.5g)
* 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (2.5g)
* 1/2 teaspoon onion powder (2.5g)
* 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (15g)
* 2 eggs for coating, beaten (2 eggs)
* 1 cup flour for coating (128g)

Preparation and Cooking Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes


Serves 4

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Calories: 475 kcal
Protein: 32g
Fat: 28g
Carbohydrates: 23g
Fiber: 1g
Sodium: 890mg


1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. Boil the 4 large eggs for about 9 minutes.
3. While the eggs are boiling, mix the ground beef, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and chopped parsley in a large bowl.
4. After the eggs have boiled, peel them and set them aside.
5. Divide the meat mixture into four equal parts.
6. Flatten each portion of the meat mixture and place an egg in the center. Wrap the meat around the egg, ensuring it’s fully covered.
7. Roll the meat-wrapped egg in flour, then dip it in the beaten eggs, and then roll it in the breadcrumbs.
8. Place the eggs on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
9. Bake for 30 minutes or until the Baked Scotch eggs are golden brown.


1. Use lean ground beef to keep the dish healthier.
2. Make sure the eggs are completely covered with the meat mixture to ensure they don’t crack during baking.
3. Use fresh breadcrumbs for a better texture.

Serving Suggestions

The beauty of Baked Scotch eggs lies in its versatility. You can enjoy them as a stand-alone snack, or pair them with a salad or even mashed potatoes for a complete meal. They’re also perfect for a picnic or a packed lunch. Remember, the Baked Scotch eggs are best served warm.


Making Baked Scotch eggs is a fairly simple task that doesn’t require a lot of time or effort. Plus, the outcome is a delicious and satisfying dish that’s perfect for any time of the day. So, why not give it a try? We’re sure you’ll love the result!

Remember, with AH7, your journey to health and fitness doesn’t have to be a bland one. We’re here to provide you with tasty, healthy recipes like the Baked Scotch eggs. Stay tuned for more!

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