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Perfect hard boiled eggs sliced
Sliced boiled eggs on cutting board. On a wooden background.

Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

This post about my Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs is less of a recipe and more of a How-To. Seriously I don’t know how I was ever able to make hard boiled eggs any other way before my Instant Pot.

I almost always have a pack of eggs in my fridge. Besides being keto-friendly, they’re inexpensive, full of protein, relatively easy to transport and can be eaten morning, noon and night.

Runny vs. Hard Yolk

I love a solid yolk as they’re easy to slice or mash into a paste for creamy egg salad. Runny yolks are also amazing as the yolk can be drizzled over roasted vegetables or a nice piece of meat.

Perfect hard boiled eggs sliced
sliced hard boiled eggs

No matter how you prefer your eggs, I have it covered to share with you how I make the absolute perfect hard boiled eggs right in your pressure cooker!

Not kidding.

Remember when you first opened that big box with your brand new Instant Pot? You received a little metal trivet and that’s all you need to make Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs….plus 1 cup water, and 6-12 eggs.

Fresh Eggs
fresh eggs on white background

5 & 5 & 5

Cook for 5 minutes, sit in Instant Pot for 5 minutes, sit in cool water bath 5 minutes. That’s it for these perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs!

Here we go…

With your Instant Pot plugged in you will place the trivet into the bottom of metal insert pot. Pour in the cup of water over the trivet and then place your eggs on top of the trivet.

Perfect hard boiled eggs EVERY TIME....Straight from my Instant Pot. I can use these hard boiled eggs as a small meal or add to any meal as my main source of protein.
Sliced boiled eggs on cutting board. On a wooden background.

Secure the lid on your Instant Pot and set the release valve to sealing.From there, you can set your timer for 5 minutes. Depending on your preference you set the timer from 3-7 minutes . I like 5 minutes for my eggs.

No babysitting a boiling pot and no splashing hot water. Once your Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs have hit their 5 minute mark, simply let them sit there for another 5 minutes. Your Instant Pot will be slow releasing the pressure.

Last part…

After a 5 minute wait time carefully quick release the rest of the steam and remove the lid. At this point your eggs will get a 5 minute cool water bath.

Perfect hard boiled eggs EVERY TIME....Straight from my Instant Pot. I can use these hard boiled eggs as a small meal or add to any meal as my main source of protein.

Using tongs or a spoon, carfeully move your eggs into a bowl of cool water to sit for 5 minutes. Honestly you can let them sit longer than 5 minutes to cool them even more, but not more than 15 minutes.

Easy Peel

You know what? Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs even easier to peel than traditional hard boiled eggs. Firmly roll your Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs in between the counter top and the palm of your hand.

After this, you’ll never want to make hard boiled eggs on the stovetop ever again!

Deviled Eggs...the perfect keto food. Perfect hard boiled eggs EVERY TIME....Straight from my Instant Pot. I can use these hard boiled eggs as a small meal or add to any meal as my main source of protein.

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My secret to lasting weight loss

Maintaining my weight loss, and quite frankly staying healthy, has always been the main driver for this website. Making staples like these Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs is really my trick. Sorry, it’s that simple for me…I meal prep and almost always cook at home.

Kellie Logsdon Low Carb Accountability Coaching
Finally healthy

I wrote a few articles about this and will write more, but I want everyone to know that cooking at home is one of my major keys to success. Every meal does not have to be epic, but when I am prepared I have a much better chance at success.

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