How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot

Pressure cooker boiled eggs and fresh tomatoes sliced on a plate

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Once you make boiled eggs in the Instant Pot pressure cooker, you’ll never go back!  Easy, convenient, and perfect every time!



  1. Add 1 cup of water to the pressure cooker pot and place a trivet, sling, or basket inside.  
  2. Add desired number of eggs.
  3. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position.  Cook at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  4. While the eggs cook, prepare a bowl full of ice and cold water.
  5. When cooking is complete, use a 5-minute natural release then quick release remaining pressure.  
  6. Quickly transfer cooked eggs to the ice bath until cooled, about 5 minutes.  
  7. Store eggs in the refrigerator until ready to use.


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