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Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe with Garlic and Parsley

Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe with Garlic and Parsley

This hard-boiled eggs recipe with garlic and parsley is delicious in its simplicity AND a terrific excuse for a weeknight tapas dinner.

Plan a Meal

With warmer summer weather, sometimes a few snacks at dinner time is all you need. Pick up your favorite cheese and cured meats, raid your favorite olive bar, bust out the bread and cheese, a bottle of Spanish wine or sherry, and it’s a party and delicious meal on a weeknight!

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Parsley Recipes

Sliced Eggs with Garlic and Parsley

Adapted from the Tapas cookbook by Penelope Casas

Course Appetizer, Snack, Tapas
Cuisine California, Farm to Table, Spanish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 -4


  • 1 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup loosely packed, roughly chopped Italian Parsley leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly Ground black pepper, 3-4 grinds
  • teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 hard-boiled eggs,sliced crosswise or lengthwise into 4 pieces
  • Garnish with olives, red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, and paprika and process until finely chopped. With the motor running, pour in the oil gradually.
  2. If not using a food processor, finely mince the garlic and parsley together and put in a small bowl. Mix in the salt, pepper, and paprika, and whisk in olive oil.

  3. Arrange the sliced eggs on a serving dish. Pour on the sauce and decorate with olives, if using, and red pepper flakes.

Recipe Notes

Feel free to slice the eggs in quarter lengthwise or crosswise slices. Mixing it up is fine too.

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