Green Homemade Egg Dye


Go spring green with this easy-to-make egg dye recipe.

A bunch of eggs on a surface dyed with our green homemade egg dye recipe
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Cook Time:
10 mins
Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

Whether used for a green eggs and ham photo or an Easter egg hunt, this simple green dye recipe will make your eggs leaf-colored in an instant. For more homemade egg dyes, check out our recipes for blue dye, yellow dye, orange dye, pink dye, and brown dye.


  • 1 pound frozen blueberries

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons turmeric

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar


  1. On the stovetop, bring frozen blueberries and 2 cups water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, bring turmeric and water to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.

  2. Pour blue liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the blueberries with a strainer. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

  3. Pour yellow liquid into a cup or bowl. Stir in 1 tablespoon vineger

  4. Mix one part blue liquid with one part yellow liquid.

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