Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by afaivre

The elusive perfect hard boiled egg. Soft whites and yellow yolks instead of that green stuff.

Top Review by Sharon123

I made these to make an egg salad and it worked well! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 eggs (room temp is best)
  • water, to cover
  • 1 pinch salt (optional)


  1. Place the eggs in a pan.
  2. Bring to a boil over med-high heat.
  3. Cover and remove from heat for 17 minutes.
  4. Place eggs into an ice bath for 15 minutes or until cool.
  5. At this point you can peel the eggs, place the eggs into a container of water in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  6. Do not place the eggs in the refrigerator with the shell on, it wil be impossible to peel later.

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