Wondering how many calories in a hard boiled egg? At just 75 calories each, they’re packed with nutrients and 7 grams of protein.
How many calories?
Hard boiled eggs are fantastic for a simple, filling snack or adding to a meal. Though they might not have that reputation, eggs are some of the most nutritious foods on the planet. How many calories in a hard boiled egg? One hard boiled egg has 75 calories. Eggs are packed with nutrients and 7 grams of protein each.
Recent research has found that instead of avoiding boiled eggs for cholesterol reasons, eggs actually increase the good cholesterol the body needs. They’re recommended as an affordable and easy-to-eat source of high quality protein. Eggs are especially helpful for vegetarian diets as a natural source of B12.
How to make perfect hard boiled eggs
Now that you know how many calories in a hard boiled egg, 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:
- Egg Salad Sandwich
- Grilled Cheese with Mayo & Boiled Egg
- Easy Salad Bar Ideas
- Healthy Egg Salad with Basil
- Healthy Potato Salad with Hard boiled Egg
- Vegetarian Cobb Salad
- Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Yogurt Sauce
- Easy Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika
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.