Going Green Easter Egg

Going Green Easter Egg
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Going Green Easter Egg
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Going Green Easter Egg

Cooked spinach can do more than power Popeye's punches. For an all-natural, green egg, combine this spinach with vinegar and a hardboiled egg and you’ll have an earth colored Easter treat in no time.

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4
Servings
8
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 quart water
  • 2-3 tablespoons of distilled vinegar
  • 1 cup cooked spinach

Directions

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

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

Nutritional Facts

Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
205µg
29%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
33mg
44%
Calcium, Ca
79mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
37µg
9%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
9mg
1%
Sodium, Na
125mg
8%
Water
47g
2%

Easter Shopping Tip

Make sure you have all the recipes you are going to make ahead of time. Compile your grocery list from those recipes a week in advance.

Easter Cooking Tip

Balance the amount of dishes prepared ahead and those put together last minute – serve cold dishes made in advance as well as items straight from the stove.