How to Hard Boil an Egg With Apple Cider Vinegar

April 11, 2017
by Melinda Gross for Thrive Market

Making a hard-boiled egg seems easy, but we’ve ended up with enough cracked, hard-to-peel, or gooey-in-the-middle eggs to know otherwise. Now, we use this foolproof method every time! Any type of vinegar works, but we went with Thrive Market Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. This amazing fermented liquid contains gut-friendly bacteria and is believed to support healthy digestion and detoxification—and it’s a pretty crucial component to any salad dressing recipe—so we always make to keep a bottle or two in the pantry!

Hard-Boiled Eggs With Apple Cider Vinegar Recipe

Yield: 6 eggs
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¼ cup Thrive Market Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
6 eggs
Cold water


Fill a sauce pot about ⅔-full with water. Add vinegar and eggs. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat. Once water begins to boil, place lid on pot and turn off heat. Keep eggs in the covered pot for 11 minutes. While eggs cook in the hot water, make an ice bath by filling a large bowl with ice and cold water. Transfer eggs to the water bath; leave them until cool enough to handle. To peel, tap eggshell on all sides, using a hard surface. Peel over water bath, dipping in water, if needed.

Recipe by: Angela Gaines
Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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This article is related to: Dairy-Free, Vegetarian, Whole30, Egg Recipes, Whole30 Recipes, Whole30 Diet

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