Hard-cooked (a.k.a. hard boiled) eggs are easy, portable, healthy and delicious.
This versatile egg is the base for appetizers, side dishes, lunches, dinners, dips and more!
Although there are many different suggestions for how to cook a hard-boiled egg, take a lesson from the professionals: Watch this video on how to make the perfect hard-cooked egg.
Now, you’ve probably enjoyed hard-cooked eggs in an Egg Salad Sandwich, but have you tried hard-cooked eggs in other sandwich varieties? Try them in these unique Peruvian Triple Sandwiches or enjoy them in Bagel 'n' Egg Melts!
Hard-cooked eggs also go well in salads, like this Chopped Chef Salad or sliced in a Kid-Friendly Cobb Salad. Niçoise Salad makes a decadent side dish and can even be a meal in itself, with olives, tuna, hard-cooked eggs and more, drizzled with a simple lemon and Dijon mustard vinaigrette.
Of course the traditional hard-cooked egg appetizer is the devilled egg, but you can also use hard-cooked eggs for these Egg and Bacon Canapés or in this Creamy Egg Salad Dip. For the kids, have some fun with this Funny Egg Fish recipe.
Hard-cooked eggs can be used in dinner recipes too. Try this Egg Wonton Lasagna topped with mozzarella cheese. These Egg Tacos are a great meat-free dinner option, with chopped hard-cooked eggs or scrambled eggs seasoned with taco mix to form the filling.
With so many options, it’s a good idea to keep some hard-cooked eggs in the refrigerator, ready as a snack on the go or as an ingredient in your next meal. To keep them even longer, try pickling your hard-cooked eggs. It's easier than you think!