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Scotch eggs cut in halves on a plate

The perfect “picnic” food or on-the-go snack, Scotch eggs can be low-carb and weight-loss friendly by eliminating bread crumbs and baking them, instead of frying.

Throw one of these in your lunch bag for an easy work day snack, or serve them at a party as an appetizer. 

Ingredients

18 ounces ( a little more than 1 pound) of ground turkey, 99% fat free
6 hard or medium boiled eggs
1 Tbsp paprika
2 tsp rosemary
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp nutmeg
½ tsp pepper

Directions

1. Blend meat and spices in a food processor or by hand until fully incorporated. Divide into 6 3-ounce portions.

2. Lay out a large piece of plastic wrap on your work surface, and place one portion of meat in the middle. Flatten the meat into a circle, about ¼-inch thick.

3. Place one egg in the center, then lift the whole thing up using the plastic wrap, and shape the meat around the egg. If you need to, use your bare hands to gently finish molding the meat into a ball.

4. Use a non-stick spray to spritz 6 cups of a muffin tin, and place the eggs in the tin. Bake at 375 F for 15-20 minutes, then remove and let sit for 5 minutes to cool.

5. Serve warm or cold!

Servings: 6
Nutritional info per serving:  Calories: 201,  Protein: 22.25g,  Fat: 11g
Greenlite Units: 3P

Recipe adapted from  Primal Bites.

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