Scotch egg recipes

Scotch egg recipes

Dig out your picnic basket ready for some homemade Scotch eggs. See our top rated Scotch egg recipes to enjoy with salad, chutneys and other picnic foods. 

7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A hidden layer of bacon makes this traditional Scotch egg recipe extra special

1 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use a few chef's tricks to create the perfect sausage and egg snack with this step-by-step recipe

40 mins
Easy
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28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A Scotch egg recipe that uses spiced carrots in place of meat so vegetarians need not miss out on this picnic classic

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Impress guests at dinner parties with these moreish Bengali scotch eggs. They make a popular starter in an Indian menu, or as part of the snack spread

40 mins
More effort
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy our next level version of Scotch eggs. Forget service station versions – with some tweaks, we've transformed them into one of the finest portable foods

1 hr
A challenge
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Two picnic favourites in one - try them with piccalilli or brown sauce for an extra kick

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this spin on a picnic classic – a showstopping raised pie using sausagemeat and boiled eggs

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade this picnic family favourite with a tangy chorizo and blanched almond shell, covering perfectly soft-set yolks

1 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Smoked salmon and eggs is a cracking breakfast combination – take it to the next level with these Scotch eggs, flavoured with herbs, capers, lemon and cayenne

1 hr
More effort
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roll quail's eggs up in creamy smoked fish and potato for an impressive make-ahead weekend canapé or starter

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The picnic classic gets a healthy makeover - two thirds of the fat is knocked off by using lentils and lean pork and baking instead of frying

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Making these mini Scotch quail's eggs is well worth the effort, best enjoyed warm with a sprinkling of flaky sea salt. The perfect party food!

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Individual shortcrust pastries that fall somewhere between a Scotch egg and a Gala pie - super for a summer spread

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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