Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs


Back in time when I was young, I could eat in the excess of 3 hard boiled eggs and still keep crying for more. My dad was so worried about my health that he cut off our supply of eggs until such a time I was conscious of what I ate. While I’m now all grown and watching what is on my plate, I can’t seem to resist the temptation of a perfectly boiled egg. And for those who are sailing the same boat as me and you are still struggling to boil your eggs dry, I dedicate this one recipe to you.

Why We Love Hard Boiled Eggs

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Versatility is the word. The eggs are not just delicious, but also great pairings for salads and sandwiches. Moreover, they make a thrilling foundation for deviled eggs- another of my all-time favorites.

Have you ever been frustrated that your hard boiled eggs don’t turn out?! Me too. This foolproof recipe to ensure your hard boiled eggs turn out perfect each time!

Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard Boiled Eggs

(this recipe to link with the Sriracha Deviled Egg Recipe)

Prep/Rest Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes
Yields 8 eggs

Ingredients

  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Ice

What You Will Need

  • Pot with Cover
  • Mixing Bowl to fill with ice and water

Let’s Take It Step by Step

Serving Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard Boiled Eggs Served

1. Place eggs in pot and cover with water
2. Boil water for 4 minutes
3. Cover and turn off burner after 4 minutes of boiling in water
4. Let eggs sit in hot water for 20 minutes (set timer)
5. Drain the hot water and put eggs in the ice water bowl for 10 minutes
6. Peel eggshells when you are ready to serve!

Variations and Options

None, like I said it ensures perfect hard boiled eggs each time 😉

What We Suggest Pairing it With

  • Deviled Eggs
  • Sriracha Deviled Eggs
  • Avocado Toast
  • Salads
  • Egg Salad

Helpful Hints

*Be careful putting the eggs in the pan so they do not crack or break. I put eggs in the pan first, then cover with water.
*Set Timers! This recipe is so easy you can walk away and sometimes forget the eggs are still sitting on the stove or in the ice water.

Hard Boiled Egg Recipe

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Versatility is the word. The eggs are not just delicious, but also great pairings for salads and sandwiches. Moreover, they make a thrilling foundation for deviled eggs- another of my all-time favorites.
Have you ever been frustrated that your hard boiled eggs don’t turn out?! Me too. This foolproof recipe to ensure your hard boiled eggs turn out perfect each time!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 34 mins

Equipment

  • Pot with Cover
  • Mixing Bowl to fill with ice and water

Ingredients
  

  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Ice

Instructions
 

  • Place eggs in pot and cover with water
  • Boil water for 4 minutes
  • Cover and turn off burner after 4 minutes of boiling in water
  • Let eggs sit in hot water for 20 minutes (set timer)
  • Drain the hot water and put eggs in the ice water bowl for 10 minutes
  • Peel eggshells when you are ready to serve!

Notes

Variations and Options

None, like I said it ensures perfect hard boiled eggs each time 😉

What We Suggest Pairing it With

  • Deviled Eggs
  • Sriracha Deviled Eggs
  • Avocado Toast
  • Salads
  • Egg Salad

Helpful Hints

*Be careful putting the eggs in the pan so they do not crack or break. I put eggs in pan first, then cover with water.
*Set Timers! This recipe is so easy you can walk away and sometimes forget the eggs are still sitting on the stove or in the ice water.

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