Recipes

Baked Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are a British classic consisting of hard-boiled eggs baked in a turkey or pork sausage wrapping that’s been coated in bread crumbs. It’s a great recipe for a dinner or picnic, and will be a big hit at any family gathering.

Serves:
8
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
20 min

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) turkey or pork sausage, with casing removed
  • 8 hard-cooked eggs, peeled
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) dry bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Divide sausage meat into eight equal portions. Pat out one portion to 1/8-inch (0.2 cm) thickness. Wrap completely around a hard-cooked egg, pressing edges to seal. Repeat with remaining eggs and sausage.
  3. Roll sausage-coated eggs in whisked eggs, then in bread crumbs. Place eggs on baking sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven until lightly browned, about 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm. Or let cool, then refrigerate and serve cold. Serve within three days.