Vegetarian Scotch Eggs

Spelt Bread Finish


Makes 4

  • For the Filling
  • 1 Onion – Finely Diced
  • 2 Carrots – Grated
  • 2 tsp Dried Sage
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 100g Dried Brown Lentils
  • 125g Chopped Walnuts
  • 100g Breadcrumbs
  • 100g Grated Cheddar
  • 1 Egg – Beaten
  • 4 Soft Boiled Eggs
  • For the Crust
  • 200g Breadcrumbs
  • 100g Plain Flour
  • 1 Egg – Beaten


  1. Fry the Onion, Carrot and Dried Herbs the vegetables begin to soften. Add the Brown Lentils and add a little water at a time to cook through the vegetables and lentils. Spelt Bread
  2. Once the lentils are softened, add the chopped walnuts, breadcrumbs and the cheddar. Gradually add the beaten egg to bind the mixture. Spelt Bread
  3. Portion the mixture into 4, flatten the mixture into the palm of your hand and place the soft boiled egg in the middle. Mould the mixture around the egg, making sure there are no gaps. Spelt Bread
  4. Place the covered egg into the flour, then the beaten egg, then the breadcrumbs ensuring that it is well covered at each stage. Spelt Bread
  5. Deep fry until the breadcrumbs are golden brown. Spelt Bread
  6.   Spelt Bread


    • Angelina Lotus Jensen
    • 22nd June, 2017 2:06 pm


    Are the lentils from a can ?


      • Neil
      • 19th July, 2017 9:03 am

      Hi Angelina,
      The Lentils that were used in the recipe were Dried Brown Lentils
      Hope that helps

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