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Hard-Cooked Eggs Recipe

Hard-Cooked Eggs Recipe

Our home economists share this recipe for hard-cooked eggs that can be eaten plain or used in various recipes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 12 eggs
  • Cold water


  • 1. Place eggs in a single layer in a large saucepan; add enough cold water to cover by 1 in. Cover and quickly bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Let stand for 15 minutes for large eggs (18 minutes for extra-large eggs and 12 minutes for medium eggs).
  • 2. Rinse eggs in cold water and place in ice water until completely cooled. Drain and refrigerate. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 75 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 213 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 6 g protein.