Easter Colored Deviled Eggs

In search of a last minute Easter appetizer? Try these Easter Colored Deviled Eggs! You can also find this recipe on “Cooking With Kids” episode 3.

In this recipe, you will learn how to color eggs with natural ingredients. Here is a preview of the fun colors you can create from only blackberries, beets, spinach and more!

One of the Sous Chefs, Mason.

PINK: cook beets for 30 minutes in water, collect the juice. The beets can be saved for later, but here we want to reserve that beautiful pink juice for our dye. You can add water as desired to get the color you are looking for. More water will result in a lighter pink.

PURPLE: Take 1 pint of blackberries or blueberries and cook them in water for 10 minutes, while cooking use a fork to mash the berries. reserve water. Food coloring (optional) Save the blueberry pulp for baking or smoothies!

YELLOW: Mix 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder in 1 cup of warm water. Add food coloring (optional)

GREEN: put spinach and green peas in water, let them cook for 10 minutes. Add food coloring (optional)

Who is ready to try these delicious yet colorful “Easter Colored Deviled Eggs”?!

Easter Colored Devilled Eggs

Course Appetizer
Keyword delicious, easy, homemade
Servings 12 Eggs

Ingredients

  • 1 Dozen Eggs Hard boiled
  • 3 Beets
  • 1 Pint Blueberries or Blackberries
  • 2 Tbsp Turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Tbsp Mustard Dijon
  • 1/2 Tbsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 Tsp Vinegar
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Paprika
  • 2 Cups Spinach
  • 2 Cups Green Peas
  • 1 Drop Yellow Food Color Optional
  • 1 Drop Green Food Color Optional
  • 1 Drop Red Food Color Optional
  • Chives For Garnish
  • Bacon For Garnish

Instructions

  1. 1. Boil and peel one dozen eggs using the method of your choice.

    2. Fry bacon to preference, set aside to cool.

    3. Slice each egg in half and carefully remove the yolk. Set the yolks aside in a medium-sized bowl to be dyed.

    4. For the All-Natural Dyes

    5. PINK: cook beets for 30 minutes in water, collect the juice. The beets can be saved for later, but here we want to reserve that beautiful pink juice for our dye. You can add water as desired to get the color you are looking for. More water will result in a lighter pink.

    6. PURPLE: Take 1 pint of blackberries or blueberries and cook them in water for 10 minutes, while cooking use a fork to mash the berries. reserve water. Food coloring (optional) Save the blueberry pulp for baking or smoothies!

    7. YELLOW: Mix 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder in 1 cup of warm water. Add food coloring (optional)

    8. Green: put spinach and green peas in water, let them cook for 10 minutes. Add food coloring (optional)

    9. Once you have your natural dyes ready to go, place the eggs whites in each color. How long you leave the egg in the natural dye will determine the richness of the color. 

    10. While the egg whites are sitting in the dye, you can begin to prepare your filling.

    11. For the Deviled Egg Filling, mash the yolks that were set aside add mayonnaise, mustard, paprika, and salt. Once the mixture has been mixed well stuff into egg whites. 

    12. Garnish with green onion and bacon.

    13.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.