Seasoned Hard-Boiled Eggs

Seasoned Hard-Boiled Eggs

Upgrade your hard-boiled eggs using delicious spices and follow these step by step instructions to have perfectly hard-boiled eggs every single time. 

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If I can be honest, I never used to enjoy eating hard-boiled eggs. As nutritious as they are, eating them daily gets old—and fast. I preferred scrambled or fried eggs because they were quick and tasty. Then I realized I was using a lot of oil in every meal and my oil intake was a little too high. Even though olive oil is made of healthy fats, it should still be used in moderation. 

I decided to give boiled eggs another try but wanted to switch things up.  I used three of my all-time favourite spices to season my eggs: dried parsley, all-purpose seasoning, and smoked paprika. Now, my boiled eggs are anything but average. The seasonings are packed with an insanely delicious flavour.
 
Dried parsley: I prefer to use this seasoning as a garnish. When dried, the flavour of parsley is not as strong. If you want a more bold flavour to add to your eggs, you can use fresh parsley.  

All-purpose seasoning: If you’ve never used all-purpose seasoning before, you’re going to love it! It is a cook’s secret weapon, especially when you’re short on time. This blend is a combination of salt, pepper, dried garlic, dried onion, dried herbs, and other savoury spices.  

Smoked paprika: You can also use regular paprika in this dish. Both smoked and regular paprika is made from crushed and dried chilis, but smoked paprika uses chillies that are smoke-dried with natural woods and then crushed. If you love smoky flavours, you’ll want to use smoked paprika for this recipe.  

Seasoned Hard-Boiled Eggs

 Perfectly hard-boiled eggs seasoned with a combination of flavourful spices. 
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 person

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp all-purpose seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp paprika

Instructions
 

  • Cover the eggs in a saucepan with hot water (this will allow the water to come to a boil faster) 
  • Add vinegar to the water to help prevent the eggs from cracking  
  • Add olive oil to the water. This will make the eggs easier to peel 
  • Over medium-high heat, covered, bring the water to a rolling boil 
  • Remove cover, and reduce heat to medium low. Set timer for 9 minutes
  • Strain water from saucepan and run eggs under cold water 
  • Peel eggs under running cold water, slice in half and season with remaining ingredients
Keyword boiledeggs, breakfastmeals, easybreakfast, eggs, eggsrecipe, hardboiledeggs

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