Scotch Eggs

6 servings. Delicious hot & cold, served with salad. These homemade scotch eggs are a healthier alternative with their ground almond coating.  Great as a meal or in picnics or afternoon teas!

Endorsed by My Time for Change by Emma Wilson Fitness


7 medium eggs

600g lean pork mince

4 rashers lean unsmoked back bacon (fat removed)

1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt

Pinch black pepper

1 tsp dried oregano

4 tbsps ground almonds



Preheat the oven to 150’C

Bring 6 eggs to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes

Remove from the heat and place in cold water

In a large bowl, combine with your hands the pork mince, bacon, salt, pepper & oregano

Break the 7th egg into a separate bowl and whisk

Add a small amount to the pork mixture

Cover a plate with the ground almond

Take a cool boiled egg and peel it

Shape some of the pork mixture around the egg with your hands

Add a coating of the whisked egg, smoothing it around the scotch egg

Gently roll the scotch egg in the ground almonds

Place on a baking tray.

Repeat until you have 6 scotch eggs

Oven bake for 30 minutes

Serve hot or cold with salad.