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We love hard-boiled eggs in my house. For breakfast and even as a great snack! Plus eggs are great for your budget! Plus they are generally part of our breakfast for dinner each week! YUM! So I knew I had to at least try to make the Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs I kept hearing everyone talking about. This is one of many easy Instant Pot Recipes.
The Easiest Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe
It was so much easier then I thought! Make a batch and keep them in the fridge for a few days for on the go breakfasts and snacks. Trust me on this one! I shared my 10 Amazingly Cheap Meals You Can Make with Eggs make sure to add this recipe to it!
If you are unsure of the Instant Pot let me tell you I know where you are coming from! I was terrified to get one but I kept hearing amazing this from friends and even got a cooking lesson before I fell in love with it!
This one kitchen appliance is like magic, seriously! Pressure cooking, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, and more in one! And it saves so much counter space!
I have seen everything made in the Instant Pot from Amazing and Easy Instant Pot Yogurt to chicken, cheesecake, brownies, and now hard-boiled eggs!
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How many eggs can you hard boil in an Instant Pot?
I would suggest doing more than a dozen at a time. But if you have a bigger Instant Pot then you might be able to hard boil up to 18 at a time. It might take a little trial and error depending on how big your Instant Pot is.
What is the egg button for on the Instant Pot?
If you are one of the lucky ones to have an egg button (aka you have a newer model then me) then you place your eggs in the Instant Pot hit the egg button and let the pot do its thing. Super simple!
How long does it take to hard boil eggs in Instant Pot?
5 minutes is what you need to set your pressure cooker too, or if you have an egg button that the time the egg buttons set the pot for.
Ingredients for Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
1 Cup Water
Baking Soda, Salt or Vinegar if desired (You don’t really need any of those for this method, eggs peel pretty easily)
Directions for Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Place water in the bottom of Instant Pot and place the trivet in the pot.
Place ROOM TEMP eggs on the Instant Pot Trivet. Keep eggs in a single layer. The room temp is important, trust me.
Place lid on the Instant Pot and set for “Steam” adjusting the time to 6 min. Once the time is up, quick release steam and place eggs in an ice bath to cool.
Once eggs are cool and easy to handle, peel!
Have you made Instant Pot hard-boiled eggs? Aren’t they awesome?! Let me know what you use your hard-boiled eggs for?
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- 1 Cup Water
- Baking Soda, Salt, Vinegar, optional- to make peeling easier
- Place water in the bottom of Instant Pot and place the trivet in the pot.
- Place ROOM TEMP eggs on the Instant Pot Trivet. Keep eggs in a single layer.
- Place lid on the Instant Pot and set for “Steam” adjusting the time to 6 min. Once the time is up, quick release steam and place eggs in an ice bath to cool.
- Once eggs are cool and easy to handle, peel!
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