Keto Scotch Eggs – With Liquid Egg Yolk

Keto Scotch Eggs

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Keto Scotch Eggs - With Liquid Egg Yolk
These keto scotch eggs are pretty easy to make with only 2 main ingredients: eggs & ground beef. They are low carb friendly, satiating and taste delicious, especially when prepared in a deep fryer.
Keto Scotch Eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 2-3 hours
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 2-3 hours
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Keto Scotch Eggs
Instructions
  1. First, poke 5 of the eggs and cook them in an egg cooker for about 2 minutes. Of course, you can do that in a pot with boiling water, too. Take the eggs right out of the fridge, then put them into the egg cooker or boiling water. You only want the very outer egg white layer to become solid
    Eggs in Egg Cooker
  2. Then, chill the eggs under running cold water or -even better- put them in a bowl with water & ice. Do that for 1-2 minutes to make sure the eggs are completely cooled down
  3. Now, put the eggs into your freezer for 2-3 hours until they are completely frozen
    Eggs in Freezer
  4. When the eggs are frozen, prepare the ground beef mixture. For that, put the ground beef into a bowl, add 1 egg & all seasonings. Next, mix it thoroughly with your hands or a hand mixer with dough hooks
    Ground Beef Mixture for Scotch Eggs
  5. Now, take the eggs out of the freezer and carefully peel them
    Peeled Frozen Eggs
  6. Afterwards, take about 1/5 of the ground beef mixture, put it onto a cutting board and press it flat to a burger patty shape. If it sticks to the cutting board use a spatula to slide between the board & patty and detach it
    Ground Beef Patty with Egg in Center
  7. Next, place 1 egg centered onto the patty, then wrap it by pulling the beef mixture up from the sides. Make sure that you don't leave any big gaps
    Ground Beef Wrapped Egg
  8. Repeat these steps for each egg. Do them fast as the eggs are thawing already, but still be careful so you won't break them
  9. Now, preheat a pan with your preferred fat for frying to low-medium heat. Use a huge amount of fat (e.g. lard, beef towel, coconut oil) to prevent sticking - it's even better to fill up a pot with fat or simply use a deep fryer
    Starting to Fry Keto Scotch Eggs
  10. Finally, fry the balls evenly for 15-20 minutes until the ground beef is brown and slightly crispy. If you use the deep fry method at medium-high heat it only takes about 5 minutes
    Frying Keto Scotch Eggs
Recipe Notes

The additional egg in the ground beef mixture helps to hold everything together. I didn't do this here, but highly recommend it as the result will be better that way.

Also, deep frying is the best method to cook these, because they get fried more evenly and are done faster.

Serve with any side dish you like - e.g. oven baked broccoli, fried string beans or cauliflower mash. I simply added some low carb ketchup & mayo.

Tip: If you want to go full pro add a layer of "breading" around the ground beef. You could use crunched pork rinds / crispy bacon bits for that.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153g (1 egg)

% Macronutrients
Amount Per Serving
Calories 281.86kcal
from Fat 180.18kcal 64%
from Protein 100.88kcal 36%
from net. Carb 0.8kcal 0%
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.02g 12%
Carbohydrate (Netto) 0.2g 1%
Protein 25.22g 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie ketogenic diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% net.carbs). Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs and goals.

 

Avocado Deviled Eggs – With Parmesan Cheese & Cayenne Pepper

Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Avocado Deviled Eggs - With Parmesan Cheese & Cayenne Pepper
These avocado deviled eggs with parmesan cheese are super easy to prepare in under 30 minutes. They are an awesome snack, side dish or appetizer and perfectly suited for keto and low carb diets. In addition, they are extremely satiating and nutrient dense with their high amount of healthy fats from the avocado and micro nutrients from the eggs.
Avocado Deviled Eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Avocado Deviled Eggs
Instructions
  1. First, boil the eggs in a pot for about 10 minutes until solid and chill them with cold water afterwards. Make sure that all eggs are completely covered with water while cooking
    Boiling Eggs in Pot
  2. Next, peel the eggs and cut them in half
    Boiled Egg Halves
  3. Take out the egg yolks, put them into the container of your food processor..
    Seperated Egg Yolks in Food Processor
  4. ..and keep the hollowed egg whites on a cutting board or big plate
    Boiled Egg White Halves
  5. Then, add the avocado, Parmesan cheese, remoulade and all seasonings to the yolks
    Avocado Deviled Eggs Stuffing before Mincing
  6. Now, mix / mince everything in the food processor for 1-2 minutes until it is a homogeneous mixture
    Avocado Deviled Eggs Stuffing
  7. Finally, use a spoon to stuff the egg whites with the mixture
    Avocado Deviled Eggs on Cutting Board
Recipe Notes

Tip: If you make sure to cool the eggs down completely it is very easy to remove the yolks. Simply turn one egg half after another with the yolk side down, squeeze gently and the yolk should pop right out.

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59 gram (1 egg)

% Macronutrients
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99.34kcal
from Fat 73.98kcal 74%
from Protein 24.32kcal 24%
from net. Carb 1.04kcal 1%
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.22g 5%
Carbohydrate (Netto) 0.26g 1%
Protein 6.08g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie ketogenic diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% net.carbs). Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs and goals.

 

Keto Egg Muffins – With Avocado, Parmesan & Mushrooms

Egg Muffins with Avocado & Mushrooms

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Keto Egg Muffins - With Avocado, Parmesan & Mushrooms
These keto egg muffins with avocado, mushrooms & Parmesan cheese make an awesome dish for meal prepping. Just prepare a batch and have them for breakfast, lunch at work or as a snack. They are very satiating, nutritious and perfect for low carb diets. In addition, it only takes about 20 minutes and pretty low effort to prepare them.
Egg Muffins with Avocado & Mushrooms
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Egg Muffins with Avocado & Mushrooms
Instructions
  1. First, preheat your oven to 180°C (355°F)
  2. In the meantime, mix all ingredients in a bowl with a hand mixer or eggbeater
    Roughly Chopped Avocado & Mushrooms
  3. Then, pour the mixture directly from the bowl into muffin molds or a muffin tray or use a ladle to pour it in
    Avocado & Mushroom Muffin Mixture in Molds
  4. Finally, bake the muffins for about 20 minutes until they are solid and let them cool down for 10 minutes afterwards. You can use a chopstick to test if they are done, by sticking it into a muffin and pulling it out again. If there are no wet residues on the chopstick, the muffins are done.

Avocado & Mushroom Egg Muffins Cross Section
Avocado & Mushroom Egg Muffins Cross Section
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 70 gram (1 muffin)

% Macronutrients
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107.97kcal
from Fat 77.85kcal 72%
from Protein 25.68kcal 24%
from net. Carb 2.04kcal 2%
from Fiber 2.4kcal 2%
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.65g 5%
Carbohydrate (Netto) 0.51g 2%
Fiber 1.2g 4%
Protein 6.42g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie ketogenic diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% net.carbs). Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs and goals.