Classic Pickled Eggs

Classic Pickled Eggs

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7 d 25 m servings 71 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 633 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 15 minutes. Remove eggs from hot water, cool under cold running water, and peel.
  2. Bring vinegar, sugar, and salt to a boil in a saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
  3. Place eggs, garlic, and bay leaf in a 1-quart mason jar; top with vinegar mixture. Seal jar and refrigerate for at least 1 week.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Add slices of jalapeno to the jars for a little extra zing!
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the pickling solution ingredients. The actual amount of pickling solution consumed will vary.



Excellent recipe! I've been eating pickled eggs since I was a kid, and have tried many recipes. I don't normally add sugar to mine, but thought what the heck, why not! I try not to deviate from ...

I have a huge jar and changed it up a bit but I love this as a base. I make it with 3 cups vinegar, 1 1/2 water, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tbsp salt, 1 lg onion (rings), 1 garlic bulb peeled, 3 bay leafs...

I add 1/4 jar dill pickle juice, just adds a little flavour!

I love this recipe. I made a batch with the recipe as written and made another with jalapenos. Both were fantastic. The brine has a perfect taste for me, but it could be easily customized ...

I make pickled eggs in spiced beet juice. They do not need to sit a week but only 2-3 days is adequate for the eggs to absorb the seasonings & the beautiful pink color on the outside. When sl...

Hard to find classic pickled eggs recipe

This was great! I think I will add pickle juice and back up the vinegar, but this is a great recipe. Thank you!

Very good recipe. Added some garlic and red pepper flakes and onions...

These are terrific! I added one more garlic clove and a few slices of horseradish root and wow!!!