MILWAUKEE - If ‘dyeing Easter eggs’ is on your to-do list this week, there's a fun twist on the tradition. Meghan Sedivy, Fresh Thyme Market's Corporate Registered Dietitian, shares her recipe for dyed and deviled eggs.
- 2 cups water (each dye)
- Blue—2 cups roughly chopped red cabbage plus ¾ tsp. Fresh Thyme baking soda
- Pink—1 cup diced peeled red beets
- Yellow—1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme ground turmeric
- 1 Tbsp. white vinegar (each dye)
- 8 Fresh Thyme large eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
- 1 or 2 thin slices prosciutto, for garnish
- 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme mayonnaise
- 2 tsp. Fresh Thyme yellow mustard
- ¼ tsp. onion salt
- Ground white pepper, to taste
- Paprika, for garnish
- Sliced green onion tops, for garnish
- To get started, fill three saucepans with about 2 cups of water.
- Each pot will signify a different colored dye. For the blue dye, add 2 cups of roughly chopped red cabbage.
- To make the pink dye add 1 cup diced peeled red beets.
- Finally, to make yellow dye combine 1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme ground turmeric into the saucepan.
- Bring each mixture to a boil on the oven and let it simmer while uncovered for 10-15 minutes.
- Next, strain each liquid into a medium glass bowl. Stir 1 tbsp. white vinegar into each dye and add ¾ tsp. Fresh Thyme baking soda into the blue dye.
- Dunk hard boiled eggs into the liquid and chill them in the refrigerator for 20-40 minutes.
- To Devil your eggs, cut the dyed eggs in half long-lengthwise, remove the yolks and put them in a medium bowl. Set the white part of the eggs to the side for now. Mash the yolks with a fork then add in the yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, and onion salt. Stir the mixture until it’s smooth.Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse and contain a nutrient called choline which may help with healthy brain development, muscle movement and nervous system function. So not only are they a tasty food, they are good for our bodies too!
- Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse and contain a nutrient called choline which may help with healthy brain development, muscle movement and nervous system function. So not only are they a tasty food, they are good for our bodies too!
- From there we use a spoon to move the filling into the white halves of the egg. Top with paprika and onion tops and enjoy!