Hard Boiled Eggs

boiling eggs

Makes 8 servings

Serving Size: 1 egg


  • Eggs


  1. Place eggs in a saucepan large enough to hold them in a single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch.
  2. Heat over high heat just to boiling.
  3. Remove from burner and cover pan.
  4. Let eggs stand in hot water for about 12 minutes for medium/large eggs or 18 minutes for extra-large eggs.
  5. Drain immediately and serve warm, or cool completely under cold running water or in a bowl of ice water, then refrigerate.

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