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Boiled egg nutrition

Boiling your eggs is one of the healthiest ways to prepare them, because you don’t need anything more than hot water and a saucepan when you’re cooking. As there are no oils or fats involved in boiling an egg you can save calories and enjoy a simple, healthy snack in just a few minutes.

Of course, it’s what you eat with your boiled egg that will change the overall nutritional content – for instance, if you were to have them as part of a scotch egg this would result in a lot more calories than if they were simply sliced over a salad.

One large boiled egg would contain just under 80 calories.

Typical nutritional values per large egg:

Energy 78kcals; Protein 7.5g; Total fat 5.4g; Saturated fat 1.5g; Salt 0.23g.

If you use a medium rather than a large egg, calories and other nutritional values will be slightly lower.