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Makes: 4 Servings

Boiled Eggs

An egg is a perfect meal in a shell! Eggs are delicious, and full of fantastic nutrients like protein and B vitamins.   

Prep time: 3 minutes

Cook time: approximately 20 minutes


  • 4 large eggs
  • cool water to cover eggs

Serving Size: 1 egg

Total Fat5.28 g
Saturated Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol211 mg
Sodium139 mg
Total Carbohydrate0.56 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Total Sugars0.56 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein6.26 g


  1. Gently put the eggs in the pot and add enough water to cover the eggs by about 1 inch.
  2. Put the pan on the stove, turn the heat to medium-high, and bring the water to a full boil (you’ll know the water is boiling when you see bubbles breaking all over the surface).
  3. As soon as the water boils, turn off the heat, cover the pan, and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Fill a bowl with cold water and some ice cubes.
  5. After 10 minutes, using a large slotted spoon, move the hot eggs to the bowl of ice water and let them cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Drain the eggs (hold them against the bowl with your hand while you pour out the water), then shake the bowl back and forth so that the eggs roll around, bump into each other hard, and the shells crack all over. The cracked shells should be easy to peel off with your fingers. Refrigerate peeled eggs in a sealed container if not eating immediately. 

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