Recipes, side dish

How to Hard boil Eggs Perfectly

Whether they are sliced up on top of a chefs salad, mashed into an egg salad sandwich, or just peeled and eaten for a snack, hard boiled eggs always taste better when they don’t have that yucky grey ring around the yolk. Follow these 5 simple steps below to get the perfect hard boiled egg every time

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

  • Servings: 4 eggs
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Credit: awateats


  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ice bath (medium bowl containing cold water and ice)


    1. Gently place the eggs into a medium sauce pan
    2. Fill sauce pan with water until water is about 1/2″ to 1″ over the top of the eggs
    3. Put the sauce pan on the element on medium heat. When the water begins to boil, remove from heat and cover with a lid for 11 minutes
    4. once the 11 minutes is up quickly and gently transfer eggs into an ice bath to stop the cooking process
    5. Once eggs have cooled all the way, peel and serve

You can keep the peeled eggs in a container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days so don’t be afraid to cook a couple extra.

Please give this recipe a try, then leave a comment to let me know how it turned out. If you are interested in learning more about who I am and would like to see additional photos of the meals I cook, please check out my social media links at the bottom of the page  Enjoy!!

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