Savoury Egg Bites

  • 30MINS
  • 20MINS
  • 68KCAL

These slimming friendly Savoury Egg Bites are a great snack if you are following a plan like Weight Watchers or just counting calories. 

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories68
  • Carbs3g
  • Protein2g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.4g
  • Sugars0.1g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

Traditional savoury eggs are not slimming friendly and are packed full of calories. Our Savoury Egg Bites combine a creamy egg mixture, soft sausage meat and a beautiful, crispy coating to produce a fantastic treat without all of the excess calories.

These are not only perfect for a mid-afternoon snack, but are also great to pop in the kids’ lunchboxes. You can even enjoy these for lunch with a yummy side salad!

What diets are these Savoury Egg Bites suitable for?

These Savoury Egg Bites can be made dairy free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for dairy free versions;

  • Quark

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Savoury Egg Bites recipe?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Savoury Egg Bites recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Savoury Egg Bites recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Savoury Egg Bites recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Savoury Egg Bites?

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No, you don’t need any special ingredients or equipment to make this recipe.

How many calories are in these Savoury Egg Bites?

There are 68 calories per portion in this Savoury Egg Bites recipe, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

These are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Hard boil the eggs and allow them to cool a little.

Step 2

Peel the eggs and chop them until they are quite fine.

Step 3

Add the quark, white wine vinegar and mustard powder to the chopped egg and mix well. Add some salt and pepper to taste. Set aside in the fridge.

Step 4

Remove the skin from the sausages and mix well in a bowl.

Step 5

Split the sausage meat into 16 even balls. Flatten out each ball until it’s quite thin.

Step 6

Place a rounded half teaspoon of the egg mix in the centre of each disc of sausage. Then wrap the egg in the sausage and form it into a ball.

Step 7

Dip each ball in the beaten egg, then roll then quickly roll them through the cous cous.

Step 8

Spray a baking tray with some low calorie cooking spray then place the balls on the tray. Spray them with some more low calorie cooking spray.

Step 9

Cook for 15-20 minutes at 190°C. Turn once and spray with some more low calorie cooking spray halfway through cooking.

Step 10

Allow to cool before serving. Store in the fridge until you’re ready to use them.

What can I serve with these Savoury Egg Bites?

These Savoury Egg Bites are perfect for a party buffet and go really well with the following:

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How do you know when these Savoury Egg Bites are cooked?

Cook your Savoury Egg Bites for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Savoury Egg Bites in the fridge?

Allow them to cool before serving.

You can store them in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so in a container with a lid.

Can I freeze Savoury Egg Bites?

No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Savoury Egg Bites

These slimming friendly Savoury Egg Bites are a great snack if you are following a plan like Weight Watchers or just counting calories.
  • Prep Time
    30 MINS
  • Cook Time
    20 MINS
  • KCals 68
  • Carbs 3G
WW Points
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 6 low fat sausages
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 30 g quark
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • low calorie cooking spray
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 60 g cous cous

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Instructions

  1. Hard boil the eggs and allow them to cool a little.
  2. Peel the eggs and chop them until they are quite fine.
  3. Add the quark, white wine vinegar and mustard powder to the chopped egg and mix well. Add some salt and pepper to taste. Set aside in the fridge.
  4. Remove the skin from the sausages and mix well in a bowl.
  5. Split the sausage meat into 16 even balls. Flatten out each ball until it's quite thin.
  6. Place a rounded half teaspoon of the egg mix in the centre of each disc of sausage. Then wrap the egg in the sausage and form it into a ball.
  7. Dip each ball in the beaten egg, then quickly roll them through the cous cous.
  8. Spray a baking tray with some low calorie cooking spray then place the balls on the tray. Spray them with some more low calorie cooking spray
  9. Cook for 15-20 minutes at 190°C. Turn once and spray with some more low calorie cooking spray halfway through cooking.
  10. Allow to cool before serving. Store in the fridge until you're ready to use them.

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Gill PayneWednesday 19th December 2018

Made these tonight for our Xmas party tomorrow. Bit fiddly when wrapping egg in but came out of oven great.

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Clare SheahanWednesday 22nd August 2018

Can you freeze these?

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SamThursday 6th October 2016

Yeah is the cous cous cooked or not?

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CathThursday 6th October 2016

Do you soak the cous cous first or not?

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