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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs every time with this easy stove-top method! With a creamy center and easy to peel shells, you can enjoy these as a quick breakfast or protein packed snack on-the-go.
Course: Breakfast/Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 68


  • 12 eggs large
  • water
  • 2 to 3 lemon slices
  • ice cubes


  • Place eggs on the bottom of a large saucepan, or pot, in one single layer.
  • Add water so that the eggs are covered by about an inch of water.
  • Add lemon slices.
  • Set pot over high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Cover the pot, remove from burner, and let stand for 6 to 12 minutes. Time will depend on how well you like them cooked.
  • In the meantime, fill a large bowl with ice.
  • When time is up, remove eggs from the pot and transfer to the bowl with ice. Let stand 10 minutes, or until cooled.
  • Peel and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 63mg3%
Potassium 86mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 238IU5%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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