Veggie Scotch Eggs

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    512

Scotch eggs are so much easier to make than you’d think, and this tasty veggie version will keep everyone happy.

recipe updated 22 Feb 2019

Ingredients

  • Egg icon
    Egg
    300g
  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    15ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    50g
  • Tinned chickpeas icon
    Tinned chickpeas
    400g
  • Tinned red kidney beans icon
    Tinned red kidney beans
    400g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    29g
  • Garam masala icon
    Garam masala
    6g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    50g
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    Breadcrumbs
    100g
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside carrot: grated
  3. Prep and set aside tinned chickpeas: drained & rinsed
  4. Prep and set aside tinned red kidney beans: drained & rinsed
  5. Prep and set aside lemon: zest of & juice of
  6. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  7. Get a clean saucepan
  8. Add egg
  9. Add water
  10. Boil for 6min
  11. Drain
  12. Let cool completely
  13. Peel
  14. Get a clean frying pan
  15. Add sunflower oil
  16. Heat in frying pan on medium heat
  17. Add prepared onion
  18. Add prepared carrot
  19. Cook in frying pan for approx 3min on medium heat until softened
  20. Transfer content of frying pan to large mixing bowl
  21. Get a clean food processor bowl
  22. Add prepared tinned chickpeas
  23. Add prepared tinned red kidney beans
  24. Add prepared lemon
  25. Add garam masala
  26. Process until smooth
  27. Get large mixing bowl
  28. Transfer content of food processor bowl to large mixing bowl
  29. Add prepared fresh parsley
  30. Mix
  31. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  32. Get a clean small bowl
  33. Add egg
  34. Beat
  35. Get a clean medium bowl
  36. Add plain flour
  37. Get a clean medium bowl
  38. Add breadcrumbs
  39. Dip
  40. Get a clean large saucepan
  41. Add sunflower oil
  42. Heat
  43. Fry bit by bit for 3min until light golden
  44. Remove with slotted spoon
  45. Serve
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