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Over hard eggs with butter, salt, and pepper on a plate with avocado, toast, and sprouts.
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5 from 4 votes

How to Make Over Hard Eggs

Over Hard Eggs are a delicious way to enjoy eggs without the runny yolk! They are creamy but firm making them ideal for a breakfast sandwich, toast, or Sweet Potato Hash. These multi-faceted eggs require minimal effort and take just a few minutes to make.
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 69kcal


  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 egg
  • sea salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper


  • Heat butter - Heat butter in skillet over low to medium-low heat. Once melted and slightly foamy, crack egg onto skillet and sprinkle salt and pepper on top.
    2 teaspoon butter, 1 egg, sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper
  • Cook eggs - Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Once whites go from clear to white and edges start to crisp, use a spatula to flip egg over and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Transfer and Enjoy - Use spatula to transfer egg to plate and enjoy.


Use fresh eggs for the best results.
Cook eggs low and slow to avoid over-cooking them.
Cook 1-2 eggs in a pan to make it easy to flip the eggs. 
If cooking multiple batches, allow the pan to cool for a couple of minutes between batches to avoid burning the butter and over-cooking the eggs.


Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 74mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg