Hard-Boiled Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs are perfect to eat all on their own but there's plenty of ways to utilize them. Search through our recipes for the best hard-boiled egg recipes for sandwiches, salads, deviled egg hors d'euvres, and more.

Staff Picks

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3.25 stars
Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Martha's Soft-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3.54 stars
Despite its name, the boiled egg shouldn't be boiled throughout the cooking process—a method that yields a rubbery result—but rather brought to a boil and then immediately removed from heat. Serve with buttered toast.

Green Salad with Hard-Cooked Eggs

Keep your cool this summer by turning off the oven. This delicious green salad topped with cubes of Havarti cheese and slices of hard-cooked eggs is easy to make, and hearty enough to serve as a main course.

Eggs Goldenrod

Hard-boiled eggs are paired with creamy white gravy and buttered toast in this old-school Southern dish. It's just the thing for Easter breakfast.

Classic Deviled Eggs

Rating: 3.83 stars
We've hatched some delicious flavor combinations for deviled eggs recently, but this classic recipe is always on our must-make list for entertaining.

Deviled Egg Potato Salad

Two classics come together for a salad that combines the tangy, creamy appeal of deviled eggs with the satisfying heft of potato salad.

Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast

Like a cross between avocado toast and egg salad, this delicious mash-up is served on whole-grain toast and finished with delicate fresh chives. Plus, there's no mayo here—creamy avocado provides plenty of richness.


A classic French sauce starring hard-boiled eggs, gribiche gets its briny kick from cornichons and capers. It's great over steamed new potatoes or poached leeks or asparagus, and on bagels with lox.

Cheater's Deviled Eggs

Everything you love about deviled eggs but deconstructed into an easier-to-make bite! Spread rice crackers with mayo and mustard, then top with a slice of hard-boiled egg, smoked sweet paprika, and fresh dill.

Foolproof Hard-Cooked Eggs

Rating: 3.47 stars
Although the term "hard-boiled" is more commonly known, "hard-cooked" is more accurate because the eggs should not be cooked at a boil.

Simple Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3.67 stars
With hard-boiled eggs on hand, you have the components of a satisfying breakfast, lunch, snack, appetizer, or dinner. So get cracking!

Caesar Salad with Hard-Cooked Eggs

Rating: 3.83 stars
Hard-cooked eggs can become the basis for easy weeknight meals like this satisfying caesar salad.

Inspiration and Ideas

25 Delicious Ways to Use Up Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs
Try these new and inspired recipes for using up leftover hard-boiled eggs.
Deviled Eggs: Our Definitive Recipes
What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs you dyed and decorated? Make deviled eggs, of course. Start with the classic deviled egg and then get inspired by any of the irresistibly inventive flavors here, from creamy avocado to luxurious smoked salmon, and lots more.

Easy Tuna Rice Bowl

Leftover rice serves as the base of this deconstructed tuna-and-cucumber sushi roll. It makes a satisfying packed lunch and takes just 10 minutes to prepare.