I just tried this sneaky method of cooking hard-boiled eggs in the oven the other day and I’m totally, 100% hooked. Eggs are such a healthy, high-protein food and I know I always feel better when I’m incorporating eggs into my diet, but it’s just hard to find time to whip up some eggs for breakfast these days. I’ve tried making them in the microwave, but the mess that they make of whatever dish I’m using is just no good for me. If I don’t have time to cook eggs, I don’t really have time to do any extra scrubbing either! That’s where the oven comes in!
So here’s what you do:
Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and pop however many eggs you want to make in a muffin tin. One egg per muffin hole!
Now put that muffin tin in your oven.
Wait 30 minutes, then remove the muffin tin from the oven!
Ta-da!! OK, they look pretty much the same.
If you look closely though, you’ll have a bit of speckling on them.
Drop the eggs into a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process, and you’re done!
I don’t love to turn the oven on and waste all of that heat for just a few eggs, so next time I’m going to roast some veggies at the same time for even more healthy snacking greatness! Snacking win!
This is also a great easy way to prepare eggs for breakfast for a big group while you’re whipping up pancakes. If you want some bacon too, you can put that in the oven, or do my favorite bacon in the microwave trick!
Give it a try and let me know what you think!
And if you have any great hard-boiled egg recipes, I’m all ears!
Courtenay Hartford is the author of creeklinehouse.com, a blog based on her adventures renovating a 120-year-old farmhouse in rural Ontario, Canada. On her blog, Courtenay shares interior design tips based on her own farmhouse and her work as founder and stylist of the interior photography firm Art & Spaces. She also writes about her farmhouse garden, plant-based recipes, family travel, and homekeeping best practices. Courtenay is the author of the book The Cleaning Ninja and has been featured in numerous magazines including Country Sampler Farmhouse Style, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents Magazine, Real Simple, and Our Homes.