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  • Writer's pictureNikki Glekas

Naturally Dyed Easter Deviled Eggs

Updated: May 5, 2021


These pretty eggs are dyed with natural products, so they are safe to eat. The spices, beets and cabbage dye them gorgeous hues that will look great on any Easter table.

Makes 6 Servings

Timing: 1-hour minutes, plus time for soaking


6 Hard Boiled Eggs, cut in half with yolks reserved

3 beets

1 head purple cabbage

1 tbsp ground turmeric

4 tbsp mayo

½ tsp Dijon mustard

White pepper to taste

Paprika and Chives for garnish


  1. Peel and cut your beets into 1’’ cubes. Boil for 30 minutes hour and reserve red water. Let water come to room temperature.

  2. Cut your cabbage into 1’’ slices. Boil for 30 minutes hour and reserve purple water. Let water come to room temperature.

  3. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil, add one tbsp turmeric and reserve yellow water. Let water come to room temperature.

  4. Place 2 eggs (4 halves) in each colored water. Let soak overnight in the refrigerator.

  5. When you’re ready to assemble your eggs, remove from colored water and dry with a paper towel.

  6. Mix egg yolks, mayo, mustard, and white pepper until well combined.

  7. Add your yolk mixture to a Ziplock and trim to tip to be able to pipe your yolk mixture into egg whites.

  8. Top with a dusting of paprika and chive for garnish, enjoy!

Nikki Glekas is the owner of Nikki Glekas Events, a full-service catering and events company located in Stamford, CT. She is currently operating with COVID-safe procedures and is happy to discuss your event and catering needs with you. To discuss further please contact or call 203.658.8659.

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