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Hard-Steamed Eggs

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars
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"Look no further for a method to make hard-cooked eggs. Fresh or old, they are easy to peel. This works for 1 to 12 eggs."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 72
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 eggs)

Directions

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  1. Place a steamer insert into a pot and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to just below a boil. Add eggs to steamer insert and steam for 15 minutes.
  2. Immediately transfer eggs to a bowl of ice water until cool enough to handle. Make a small crack on the large end of each egg and place eggs back into the ice water for about 20 minutes. Peel.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 72 calories; 5 0.4 6.3 186 70 Full nutrition

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If you've ever gotten so mad while peeling your boiled eggs that you feel like cussing and throwing them all away because once you turn them into deviled eggs everyone will think a critter had a...

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This technique did not work for me. I followed the directions to the letter and the shell stuck to the egg like glue.

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If you've ever gotten so mad while peeling your boiled eggs that you feel like cussing and throwing them all away because once you turn them into deviled eggs everyone will think a critter had a...

Oh Bd.Weld! You are my HERO! The pan set I bought recently has a steamer unit, & boy is it going to get a workout from now on! I put 3 farm fresh eggs, 3 new from store, 3 older than a week, ...

Never fail way to get your eggs peeled flawlessly. Tuck this into your "more idea than recipe" folder and don't forget about it. I've been using this method for quite some time (when it was stil...

This is the BEST method for cooking eggs for peeling. I have done a dozen fresh eggs and every single one was flawless. Thanks for sharing this perfect method! It is positively fool proof.

Local grocery store had eggs for 49 cents a dozen today. Since the expiration date was also today, egg salad seemed like a great idea. I had saved this hard steam method for cooking eggs some ...

I will never again boil my eggs! This is the ONLY way to go! I leave the eggs out for an hour to bring down to room temp before steaming, and 15 min. on medium heat is perfect. When peeling, I s...

Finally! A recipe that ACTUALLY WORKS to make EASY-to-peel hard cooked eggs. It really made a difference. Don't overlook that it says to start with "room temperature' eggs. I didn't have a steam...

I am thrilled to see this recipe finally published! I originally rated it as bd weld's personal recipe back in April 2013. Here's what I said then and what I still feel today.--"It only took a l...

Deviled eggs have made their way back into my party food rotation because I no longer despise peeling eggs! Old or new eggs, this method takes the cake!