A dozen hard boiled eggs in an Instant Pot

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs are perfectly cooked, easy to peel, with no grey or greenish coloring. Ever! The easiest way to get dozens of eggs ready for the Easter Bunny this spring.
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot, instant pot hard boiled eggs
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 81kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff



  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 cup cold water


  • Place the wire rack that comes with the Instant Pot in the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Add 12 (or up to 18) raw eggs on top of the wire rack.  It is ok to stack them.
  • This is the 5-5-5 method for Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs.
  • Pressure cook for 5 minutes on high.
  • Slow release pressure for 5 minutes then release all pressure.
  • Remove eggs and place them in an ice-water bath for 5 minutes.
  • Peel immediately or refrigerate.


You can stack up to 18 eggs in the Instant Pot at a time with 1 cup of water.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 211mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg