Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs sliced

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hard boiled eggs
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 62 kcal

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs with creamy yellow yolks and easy to peel shells. How to hard boil eggs the easy way! 



  • 12 eggs


  1. Place eggs in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Do not over crowd the pot, make sure there is enough room for water to circulate around each egg. If there isn't, work in batches of 6.

  2. Add baking soda or vinegar.
  3. Fill pot with cold water to about 1/2 inch above egg tops.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. When water reaches a full boil, remove from heat and cover.
  6. For large eggs, cover for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Immediately remove eggs using a metal slotted spoon and submerse in an ice bath to stop the cooking process.

  8. Run under cold water and gently break and remove the shells.
  9. If you've tried this technique, come back and let us know how it was!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Make them in the Instant Pot! 

Nutrition Facts
Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 60mg2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.