40 Days Of Clean Eating: Baked Chorizo Scotch Eggs

A classic old country recipe gets a modern, fresh and healthy makeover.

Day 35 of 40

Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 30 min

Serves: 4


  • 4 eggs, hardboiled and peeled
  • 1 pound ground chorizo sausage
  • ¼ cup quinoa flakes (or you can use panko if you don’t need it gluten-free)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Boil eggs and peel them.
  3. Divide chorizo into four equal portions and form a small rectangle with them in your hands about ½ inch thick.
  4. Place one egg in center of the sausage and mold the sausage around egg being sure that top, bottom and joining edge are sealed. Repeat for other three eggs.
  5. Roll wrapped egg in quinoa flakes (or panko) and set on a wire baking rack placed on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

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