Soft-Boiled Eggs

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 eggs


  • 3 quarts water
  • 8 whole eggs



  • Bring the water to a boil over high heat in a lidded saucepan or stock pot.
  • Add the eggs, cover the pot, and remove from the heat. Let sit for 4-7 minutes depending on how soft you want the yolks: 4-minute eggs still have a raw yolk while 7-minute eggs will have a slightly-set yolk.
  • Drain when desired, then serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 65kcal Carbohydrates: 0.3g Protein: 6g Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 186mg Sodium: 69mg Potassium: 59mg Sugar: 0.3g Vitamin A: 200IU Calcium: 20mg Iron: 0.7mg