How long do hard boiled eggs last? They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealed container.
How long do hard boiled eggs last?
Hard boiled eggs are fantastic for a simple, filling snack or adding to a meal. How long do hard boiled eggs last? Hard boiled eggs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealed container. You might be wondering how to store hard boiled eggs: it’s best to keep the eggs still in their shell, which keeps them the freshest. So resist peeling the eggs until you’re ready to eat them. Keep the unpeeled eggs in a dry, sealed container in the refrigerator, and they’ll be good for lunches or snacks all week long!
One tip for keeping hard boiled eggs is to add a label with the date that you cooked them onto the container: then you’ll know exactly how long they are good for. Or, you could even write it directly onto the egg shell!
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How to make perfect hard boiled eggs
Now that you know how long hard boiled eggs are good for, here’s our favorite ways to make them! We use both a stovetop method and use the Instant Pot (pressure cooker). The Instant Pot is perfect as a hands off method: and it makes the hard boiled eggs very easy to peel! Here are our hard boiled egg methods, and a few more egg resources.
- How to Make Perfect Boiled Eggs
- Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
- Chart: How long do you boil eggs?
- How Long to Boil Eggs for Egg Salad?
Hard boiled egg recipes
Hard boiled eggs are perfect as a grab and go snack or morning breakfast. But if you have time, there are lots of creative ways to use hard boiled eggs, from salads to deviled to grilled cheese fillings! Here’s what to do with hard boiled eggs:
- Easy Deviled Eggs
- Egg Salad Sandwich
- Grilled Cheese with Mayo & Boiled Egg
- Easy Salad Bar Ideas
- Classic Egg Salad
- Healthy Potato Salad with Hard boiled Egg
- Vegetarian Cobb Salad
- Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Yogurt Sauce
- Easy Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika
- 25 Hard Boiled Egg Recipes
Related hard boiled egg links
Here are some common questions related to hard boiled eggs! Let us know if you have any other questions in the comments below.
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About the Authors
Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.
Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.