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Easy Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

These Easy Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs are perfectly hard boiled, easy to make, and simple to peel!

This is the prefect recipe to start with when it comes to using your new Instant Pot.

Here are a few recipes to make using your hard boiled eggs:

Zero Point Egg Salad

Zero Point Deviled Eggs

Skinny Cobb Salad

What do I need to make these Hard Boiled Eggs?

Making hard boiled eggs in the instant pot is so easy! 

All you need is the metal trivet (steamer basket) that came with the Instant Pot, 1-12 eggs, and 1 cup water. 

How do I make these Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot?

Place a trivet/ steamer basket in the bottom of your instant pot. Add 1 cup of water to the bottom of instant pot. The water level should be just below the steamer basket.

Place eggs on trivet. You can use 1-12 eggs.

Place in a single layer. Be careful of eggs-do not stack the eggs on top of each other otherwise it can cause eggs to crack.

Close the lid on the instant pot. Be sure the steam valve is set to the sealed position. 

Set the pressure to high and the timer for 4-7 minutes. ( see times below)

How long do I cook the eggs for?

You will want to set the cooking time between 4-7 minutes depending on your preference for hard boiled eggs.

  • Soft boiled: 4 minutes at high pressure, with 5 minutes natural release. 
  • Medium boiled: 5 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.
  • Hard boiled: 6-7 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.

It can take 5 to 10 minutes to come to full pressure and them to start cooking. The cooking time begins once the cooker has come to pressure.

Let the pressure release naturally. It can take up to 5 minutes.

 After cooking is done, let the pressure cooker sit for 5 minutes with the lid on and the steam vent sealed to allow steam to begin releasing naturally. 

After 5 minutes of natural release. Turn the steam valve to venting and quick-release any pressure.

Be careful of the steam as it could burn you. 

Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine cold water with a few ice cubes. 

Carefully remove eggs from instant pot using a slotted spoon. 

Place eggs into to the bowl of ice cold water.

Add additional ice cubes to the water as it starts to get warm. Continue until the eggs have cooled. (about 5 minutes) 

Remove cooled eggs from ice water.

Peel and enjoy!

Servings: Makes 1-12 eggs

 

Ingredients:

  • 1-12 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • large bowl of cold water
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place a trivet/ steamer basket in the bottom of your instant pot. Add 1 cup of water to the bottom of instant pot. The water level should be just below the steamer basket.
  2. Place eggs on trivet. You can use 1-12 eggs. Place in a single layer. Be careful of eggs-do not stack the eggs on top of each other otherwise it can cause eggs to crack.
  3. Close the lid on the instant pot. Be sure the steam valve is set to the sealed position. 
  4. Set the pressure to high and the timer between 4-7 minutes. ( see note section )
  5. It can take 5 to 10 minutes to come to full pressure and them to start cooking. The cooking time begins once the cooker has come to pressure.
  6. Let the pressure release naturally. It can take up to 5 minutes. After cooking is done, let the pressure cooker sit for 5 minutes with the lid on and the steam vent “sealed” to allow steam to begin releasing naturally. 
  7. After 3 minutes of natural release. Turn the steam valve to venting and quick-release any pressure. Be careful of the steam as it could burn you. 
  8. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine, cold water with a few ice cubes. 
  9. Carefully remove eggs from instant pot using a slotted spoon. 
  10. Place eggs into to the bowl of ice cold water. Add additional ice cubes to the water as it starts to get warm. Continue until the eggs have cooled-about 5 minutes. 
  11. Remove cooled eggs from ice water. (The ice water makes them easy to peel.)
  12. Peel and enjoy!

Notes:

You will set the cooking time between 4-7 minutes depending on your preference:

  • Soft boiled: 4 minutes at high pressure, with 5 minutes natural release.  
  • Medium boiled: 5 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.
  • Hard boiled: 6-7 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.

Makes 1-12 eggs

0-2 PersonalPoints™ per egg*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Personal Points on your individualized plan.

The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

Yield: 1-12 eggs

Easy Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Easy Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

These Easy Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs are perfectly hard boiled, easy to make, and simple to peel!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 4 minutes
Additional Time 18 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes

Instructions

    1. Place a trivet/ steamer basket in the bottom of your instant pot. Add 1 cup of water to the bottom of instant pot. The water level should be just below the steamer basket.
    2. Place eggs on trivet. You can use 1-12 eggs. Place in a single layer. Be careful of eggs-do not stack the eggs on top of each other otherwise it can cause eggs to crack.
    3. Close the lid on the instant pot. Be sure the steam valve is set to the sealed position. 
      Set the pressure to high and the timer for 4-7 minutes. ( see note section)  It can take 5 to 10 minutes to come to full pressure and them to start cooking. The cooking time begins once the cooker has come to pressure.
    4. Let the pressure release naturally. It can take up to 5 minutes. After cooking is done, let the pressure cooker sit for 5 minutes with the lid on and the steam vent "sealed" to allow steam to begin releasing naturally. 
    5. After 3 minutes of natural release. Turn the steam valve to venting and quick-release any pressure. Be careful of the steam as it could burn you. 
    6. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine, cold water with a few ice cubes. 
    7. Carefully remove eggs from instant pot using a slotted spoon. 
    8. Place eggs into to the bowl of ice cold water. Add additional ice cubes to the water as it starts to get warm. Continue until the eggs have cooled-about 5 minutes. 
    9. Remove cooled eggs from ice water. (The ice water makes them easy to peel.)
    10. Peel and enjoy!

    Makes 1-12 eggs


    0-2 PersonalPoints™ per serving*


    *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

You will set the cooking time between 4-7 minutes depending on your preference:

  • Soft boiled: 4 minutes at high pressure, with 5 minutes natural release.  
  • Medium boiled: 5 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.
  • Hard boiled: 6-7 minutes at high pressure, with a 5 minute natural release.

Smartpoints: GREEN PLAN: 2 SmartPoints per egg BLUE PLAN: Zero SmartPoints per egg PURPLE PLAN: Zero SmartPoints per egg

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