Carrot-top Yellow Easter Egg

Carrot-top Yellow Easter Egg
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Carrot-top Yellow Easter Egg
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Carrot-top Yellow Easter Egg

Surprisingly, chopped carrot tops won’t get you an orange hue. For a rich yellow color, chef Olnowich suggests boiling these on the stovetop.

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4
Servings
32
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 quart water
  • 2-3 tablespoons of distilled vinegar
  • 1 cup carrot tops

Directions

Hard-boil an egg in a quart of water, 2-3 tbsp. of distilled vinegar and the carrot tops for 20 minutes.

To intensify the colors, let the liquid cool with the egg in it and/or refrigerate it overnight.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
5g
6%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
11µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1366mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
3mg
0%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
9mg
1%
Sodium, Na
10mg
1%
Water
42g
2%

Carrot Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Carrot Cooking Tip

Vegetables should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.