Hard-Cooked Eggs

Hard-Cooked Eggs

Cook hard-cooked eggs ahead of time for a quick energy snack.

5 min. prep time
6 servings
353 Ratings



Carefully place eggs in single layer in 4-quart saucepan. Add enough water to cover at least 1 inch above eggs. Cover saucepan.

Cook over medium-high heat 12-15 minutes or until water comes to a boil. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 15 minutes.

Place eggs into ice water 5-7 minutes or until cooled. Peel eggs.  Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tip

- After draining hot water and before adding ice water to eggs in pan, roll eggs around in pan to slightly crack shells. Water will seep under shell, making peeling easier.

- A greenish ring around egg yolk? This is a reaction between sulfur in the egg white and iron in the egg yolk. This happens when eggs have been cooked at too high a temperature for too long a time.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 80

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 185mg

Sodium: 60mg

Carbohydrates: 1g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #15110©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Completely cooked through and so easy to peel.
Perfect hard boiled eggs every time.
I made these and it does come out great...much better looking than with that gray ring..thanks for sharing...

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