Green Eggs and Ham
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A fun and delicious green eggs and ham, a great appetizer or breakfast.Options for using avocado, food coloring to create the green eggs.
Recipe type: Eggs, Appetizer, Low Carb
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 slice ham (cut into very small pieces then roll them)
  • 1/2 medium avocado (optional if using food coloring to make the eggs green)
  • 1-2 tablespoons mayo
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • pinch of salt
  • Green food coloring(optional)
  1. Hard boil the eggs.
  2. Either bring eggs covered with cold water to a boil, turn the burner off then place a lid on top and time for 10 minutes for large eggs.
  3. Drain, place cold water and ice cubes to chill eggs quickly which makes them easy to peel.
  4. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  5. Or use a pressure cooker with 1 cup of water on low pressure for 5 minutes, then release pressure and then drain, and place cold water and ice cubes to chill eggs quickly which makes them easy to peel.
  6. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  7. Color eggs according to the desired effect, all instructions are in the post for the different ways to color either the whites or the yolk, you can use avocado to make the yolk green along with mayo salt and pepper and a little lime juice.
  8. To color, the whites green add 1 cup hot water 1 tablespoon vinegar, and a teaspoon or more green food coloring in a gallon zipper bag, and submerge eggs to color them whole or cut.
  9. Drain eggs, dry with a towel, cloth, or paper.
  10. Cut the eggs in half if you haven't already done so.
  11. Mix the yolk as desired with mayo salt and pepper and avocado if adding, or green food coloring, then pipe onto the whites with a star tip on a piping bag.
  12. Chill in the fridge and then serve.
  13. Store in an airtight container for 3 days, some of the food coloring will transfer to other eggs if they touch, placing them in an empty egg crate can help separate them, line the container with paper towels to absorb any liquid for less mess.
  14. Decorate eggs with tiny pieces of rolled ham or cubed ham, top with sliced green onions or radish sprouts if desired.
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