How to dye Easter eggs Written by Me To Mati Published on April 25, 2019 in Something DifferentTranslate to English Greek Share14TweetPin102Yum1WhatsAppEmail117 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print How to dye Easter eggs5 from 1 vote Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: AppetizersCuisine: GreekDifficulty: EasyServings30servingsPrep time10minutesCooking time30minutesEaster time in our household is a very special time and every year on Holy Thursday we dye red eggs. The colour red symbolises the blood and sacrifice of Christ. Come Sunday, it is traditional to crack eggs with one another which symbolises resurrection. He or She who successfully cracks their oppositions egg moves onto the next person and the last person standing is said to be granted luck.Ingredients 30 fresh eggs (large)1 packet of red egg dye olive oil which is used for polishing eggs once they are dyed water for hard boiling eggsInstructionsWash eggs thoroughly in tap water. Empty red colouring dye into a large bowl and add 1 cup of boiled water. Stir until all granules dissolve.Place a clean cloth in the base of a large cooking pot. This will ensure eggs will not crack during the cooking process.Fill a large cooking pot with lukewarm tap water and slowly add eggs. On medium heat bring water to boiling point.Add 1 cup red vinegar to water mixture and take the pot off the heat.Allow water to cool, approximately 2 hours.Wipe eggs with olive oil, using a tissue or a damp cloth. Allow eggs to dry (overnight). Recipe Video Did you make this recipe?Tag @me_to_mati on InstagramLike this recipe?Follow us @me_to_mati on PinterestLove our recipes?Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like Eggs with tomatoes and chickpeas (Strapatsada / Στραπατσάδα)Share14TweetPin102Yum1WhatsAppEmail117 SharesDon't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!