5 from 2 votes
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How to Hard Boil Eggs

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 6 eggs
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Perfect hard boiled eggs are the base for an amazing snack, appetizer or breakfast!
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  • 6 large eggs
  • water

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  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water at least 1/2″ above the eggs.
  2. Bring water to a rolling boil over high heat. Cover and remove from heat.
  3. Let stand covered for 15-17 minutes (for large eggs).
  4. Remove from hot water and place in a bowl of ice water or run under cold water for 5 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 62, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 163mg, Sodium: 62mg, Potassium: 60mg, Protein: 5g, Vitamin A: 240%, Calcium: 25%, Iron: 0.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword Hard Boiled Eggs, how to make hard boiled eggs