These naturally dyed, rusty-red colored Easter eggs are much more beautiful than the neon-colored eggs created with traditional Easter egg coloring kits.
- 3-4 cups of tightly packed onion peels
- 3-4 cups water
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Hard-boiled, white eggs
- Place three to four cups of tightly packed red onion peels into saucepan.
- Pour enough water to cover about one inch above the onion peels.
- Add 1 tablespoon vinegar and 1 tablespoon salt to the pot.
- Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 30 minutes, or until desired color is reached.
- Strain onions with slotted spoon, reserving the liquid for dyeing.
- Remove the pan from the heat.
- Add eggs to dye.
- Leave eggs in dye until they reach the desired color.
- Remove eggs and place on a drying rack or an upside down egg carton.
- For a slight shine, coat eggs in coconut oil.
Brown eggs will turn a maroon color while white will turn pink.