Easter Dinner Ideas

Easter Dinner

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Are you looking for inspiration for delicious Easter recipes for dinner? Here you will find the best 30 traditional Easter recipes and ideas for side dishes.

Get inspired with these easy Easter dinner ideas for your Easter Party.

1. Ricotta & Spinach Pasta Bake

Easy, cheesy and so delicious! All the flavors we love in ricotta stuffed jumbo pasta shells, but so much easier to make in this deconstructed casserole.

Ricotta & Spinach Pasta Bake
Ricotta & Spinach Pasta Bake
Photo Credit: Saving Room for Dessert

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2. The Best Classic Pea Salad

The Best Classic Pea Salad is the easiest to make, cold, summer side dish!

Creamy pea salad is packed full of flavor with frozen sweet green peas, a flavorful mayonnaise dressing, crunchy onions, bacon, and cheddar cheese!

The best Classic Pea Salad
The best Classic Pea Salad
Photo Credit: The Salty Marshmallow

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3. Herb-Roasted Tri-Colored Carrots

These roasted rainbow carrots are lightly caramelized around the edges, crisp-tender in the center, and seasoned with rosemary, thyme, and parsley!

Herb-Roasted Tri-Colored Carrots
Herb-Roasted Tri-Colored Carrots
Photo Credit: Avery Cooks

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4. Easy Green Salad

An Easy Green Salad with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, Parmesan, croutons, and a quick balsamic vinaigrette.

This simple salad recipe is the perfect side dish to pair with any main meal.

Easy Green Salad
Easy Green Salad
Photo Credit: Two peas & Their Pod

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5. Lemon Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

One pan roasted chicken and potatoes tossed in the most flavorful lemon spice combo and roasted in the oven until juicy tender.

It’s such an easy weeknight meal!

Lemon Roasted Chicken and Potatoes
Lemon Roasted Chicken and Potatoes
Photo Credit: Little Broken

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6. Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus is simple and delicious.

It is a quick side dish that pairs with any savory meal.

Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
Photo Credit: I am HomeSteader

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7. Mini Spinach Frittata 

Spinach frittata is a delicious and easy brunch recipe with Parmesan cheese that is filling, healthy and perfect for on the go meals too.

Mini Spinach Frittata
Mini Spinach Frittata
Photo Credit: Cooking Made Healthy

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8. Honey Baked Ham

Honey Baked Ham is easy to make at home!

This Honey Glazed Ham recipe is unbelievably juicy, bursting with flavor and boasts an intoxicating caramelized sugar coating. 

Honey Baked Ham
Honey Baked Ham
Photo Credit: Carls Bad Cravings

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9. Classic Quiche Lorraine 

Classic Quiche Lorraine recipe consists of a flaky pastry crust that’s filled with delicious savory egg custard, bacon, and cheese.

This bacon quiche recipe is very versatile as you can serve it for both breakfast or brunch and it can be eaten hot, or cold.

Classic Quiche Lorraine
Classic Quiche Lorraine 
Photo Credit: Natasha’s Kitchen

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10. Best French Toast

This recipe is your classic French toast with a surprising ingredient in the batter.

Best French Toast
Best French Toast
Photo Credit: Oh Sweet Basil

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11. Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry

These Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry Bundles are an easy and elegant appetizer or brunch idea!

Perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day or any other spring brunch! 

Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry
Prosciutto Asparagus Puff Pastry
Photo Credit: Fox and Briar

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12. Spring Chicken Pot Pies

These Spring Chicken Pot Pies have All of the Spring Veggies, Tender Chicken, and Crisp Puff Pastry.

Easy spring recipe!

Spring Chicken Pot Pies
Spring Chicken Pot Pies
Photo Credit: Coley Cooks

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13. Greek Style Roasted Lamb

This lamb is delicious, tender, full of flavor

Greek Style Roasted Lamb
Greek Style Roasted Lamb
Photo Credit: Olive and Mango

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14. Greek Orzo Salad

The perfect potluck, picnic or barbecue salad!

Tender orzo pasta is tossed with fresh spinach, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, olives, feta and drizzled with greek dressing.

Greek Orzo Salad
Greek Orzo Salad
Photo Credit: Simply Scratch

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15. Garlic Parmesan Duchess Potatoes

These are the perfect fancy appetizer!

They have incredible flavor and they’re much easier to make than you’d think.

These little luxurious, buttery clouds of mashed potatoes with perfectly browned edges will leave people dreaming about them

Garlic Parmesan Duchess Potatoes
Garlic Parmesan Duchess Potatoes
Photo Credit: Cooking Classy

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16. Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole

This breakfast casserole is loaded with sausage, vegetables, potatoes in cheesy eggs and topped

Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole
Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole
Photo Credit: Valentina’s Corner

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17. Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

These will give you moist, sweet pancakes with bursts of blueberry in every bite!

Topped with butter and syrup, they are a delicious choice for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes
Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes
Photo Credit: Delicious Little Bites

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18. Julia Child’s Eggs Benedict

This eggs Benedict from beloved Julia Child is made with hollandaise sauce, poached eggs, buttery brioche (or English muffins), and ham.

The perfect brunch recipe. (How can you say no to Julia!)

Julia Child’s Eggs Benedict
Julia Child’s Eggs Benedict
Photo Credit: Leites Culinaria

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19. Cheesy Bacon and Egg Hash

This breakfast skillet is one of those breakfast for dinner recipes, when you need something quick, filling and absolutely incredibly delicious.

cheesy bacon and egg hash
cheesy bacon and egg hash
Photo Credit: Cafe Delites

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20. Classic Croque Monsieur

Easy and accessible version of the famous Croque Monsieur made with hearty sourdough bread, ham and aged cheddar.

This sandwich will not disappoint!

Classic Croque Monsieur
Classic Croque Monsieur
Photo Credit: Vika Linka

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21. Sweet and Moist Honey Cornbread

It is very moist thanks to a little oil added to the batter and extra sweet thanks to some sugar and honey.

No more dry cornbread! 

Sweet and Moist Honey Cornbread
Sweet and Moist Honey Cornbread
Photo Credit: The Food Charlatan

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22. Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad is ready in about 10 minutes!

Made with just basic 5 ingredients you probably have in the kitchen right now!

This is the perfect side dish for Summer parties, picnics, or potlucks!!!

Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad
Easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad
Photo Credit: Baker by Nature

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23. Honey Lime Rainbow

Perfectly right and refreshing with a beautiful combination of colors.

This is the perfect summer side dish for cookouts or holiday parties.

You can switch of the fruits listed here for others you may have on hand.

Honey Lime Rainbow Fruit Salad
Honey Lime Rainbow Fruit Salad
Photo Credit: Cooking Classy

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24. Bourbon Orange Glazed

Sticky, sweet, tangy, and full of flavor… this bourbon mustard and orange glazed ham is one that you’ll be happy to have as the star of your holiday meal!

BOURBON ORANGE GLAZED HAM
Bourbon Orange Glazed Ham
Photo Credit: The Chunky Chef

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25. Melting Potatoes

These gorgeous, golden, oven-roasted Melting Potatoes soaked in chicken stock are so tender, they really do melt in your mouth.

Melting roasted Potatoes
Melting Potatoes
Photo Credit: Family Fresh Meals

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26. Cheap and Easy Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

A frugal, easy and delicious spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic bread recipe your family will love.

Cheap And Easy Spaghetti And Meat Sauce
Cheap And Easy Spaghetti And Meat Sauce

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27. Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon

Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon – the easiest foil-wrapped salmon recipe ever with crazy delicious salmon in garlic lemon butter sauce. So good!

Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon from
Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon
Photo Credit: Rasa Malaysia

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28. Roasted Rack of Lamb with Basil Goat Cheese Sauce

Simple so that the tender meat could really shine!

Roasted rack of lamb with basil goat cheese sauce
Roasted rack of lamb with basil goat cheese sauce
Photo Credit: Half Baked Harvest

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29. Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

These bacon wrapped asparagus bundles are an easy yet elegant side dish that’s sure to garner rave reviews!

The asparagus stalks are wrapped in bacon, coated in a brown sugar glaze and roasted to perfection.

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Photo Credit: Dinner at The Zoo

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30. Shrimp Garlic Lemon Pasta

Shrimp Pasta with Tomatoes is a simple, frugal and delicious dinner you can make for your entire family in just a few minutes and under $5.

Shrimp Garlic Lemon Pasta
Shrimp Garlic Lemon Pasta

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