8 Quart Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and keep for up to one week!

Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and keep for up to one week! #instantpot #hardboiledeggs #eggs

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This recipe is written specifically for the 8 Quart Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker.

I'm not sure if it's fair to call these eggs hard boiled eggs.  Clearly, pressure cooking is not the same thing as boiling.  Hard boiled eggs, however, is the term that most people associate with eggs that end up whole and cooked like these, so I'm going to stick with the hard boiled terminology for the sake of clarity.

That being said, I am here to tell you that preparing hard boiled eggs in your instant pot is legit the most foolproof, easy, flawless way to make hard boiled eggs that come out perfect every time.

Every. Single. Time.

If you have an 8-quart instant pot and haven't used it to make hard boiled eggs, you need to try it stat!  I promise, you will never want to make them any other way!

Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and keep for up to one week! #instantpot #hardboiledeggs #eggs

HOW TO MAKE INSTANT POT HARD BOILED EGGS IN AN 8 QUART INSTANT POT

Making hard boiled eggs in your 8 quart instant pot is easy! First, you add one cup of water to your instant pot, followed by a trivet, and then the eggs. Seal and pressurize your instant pot and cook for five minutes. Quick release the pressure and wait until the pressure valve drops, then place the eggs into an ice bath for ten minutes to stop the cooking process. For detailed instructions, see the full recipe card below.

ARE INSTANT POT HARD BOILED EGGS EASY TO PEEL?

I have cooked hard boiled eggs by the traditional boiling method, in the oven, and in the instant pot.  The eggs cooked in the instant pot are BY FAR the easiest to peel. The shells practically slide off in huge pieces with no egg sticking to the shell. Try it! I swear, it's like magic how easily they peel!

Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and are keep for up to one week! #instantpot #hardboiledeggs #eggs

HOW TO STORE HARD BOILED EGGS

Store instant pot hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to one week.

YUMMY RECIPES THAT USE HARD BOILED EGGS

Looking for a few recipes that use pressure cooker hard boiled eggs? Check out some of my favorite recipes from the archives that use hard boiled eggs:

Loaded Deviled Eggs Bacon Wrapped Egg Salad Dogs Mom's Traditional Potato Salad BBQ Ranch Cobb Salad





If you try this recipe, I'd love to know what you think in the comments below. Enjoy!

Please note that this recipe is written specifically for the 8 Quart Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker.

6-8 servings

8 Quart Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs


Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and keep for up to one week!

  prep time: cook time: total time: 25 MIN 

INGREDIENTS


1 cup water
6-8 eggs (or less)


INSTRUCTIONS


1. Pour one cup of water into the bottom of your 8 quart instant pot. Place the trivet into the instant pot and arrange the eggs in a single layer on top of the trivet.

2. Place the lid onto your instant pot and turn the steam valve to the sealing position.

3. Select the manual/pressure cook, high pressure setting and set the time to five minutes. After 10 seconds the display will say On. Once the instant pot is pressurized, the float valve will rise and the cook timer will begin counting down.

4. While the eggs are cooking, prepare the ice bath by filling a large bowl with water and ice.

5. At the end of the five minutes, carefully turn the steam release valve to the venting position. When the float valve drops, open the instant pot and carefully transfer the eggs to the ice bath. Leave the eggs in the ice bath for 10 minutes.

6. Remove the eggs from the ice bath and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. To peel, roll the eggs on a cutting board while applying gentle pressure to crack the shell. Peel off the shell and discard.



NOTES


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This recipe is written specifically for the 8 Quart Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker.



Hard Boiled Eggs cooked in the 8 quart instant pot are insanely easy to peel and keep for up to one week! #instantpot #hardboiledeggs #eggs

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