Traditional Easter Dinner Ideas

Publish Date March 6, 2024

Setting the table for a traditional Easter dinner can be a daunting task, so let us help plan the celebration with delicious holiday dish ideas. From sweet & spicy ham, tasty lamb and flavorful sides to decadent desserts, we’ve got traditional Easter recipes sure to impress.

Easter Ham and Lamb Recipes

Any traditional Easter dinner begins with a delicious ham as the star of the show. Your dinner guests will love a Bacon-wrapped Ham with Sweet and Sassy Glaze, with yummy pineapple and thick-cut bacon. Want an extra kick of flavor? Try this Brown Sugar, Bourbon & Mapleglazed Ham recipe, with cozy clove and bourbon notes. For a sweet & savory flavor combo that will make mouths water, give this delicious Honey Ginger Baked Ham recipe a look.

Lamb is another popular Easter dish. People are sure to enjoy this Orange Leg of Lamb recipe, filled with delicious stuffing and seasoned with orange peel, lemon and garlic. For something simple yet savory, try these Rosemary and Garlic Grilled Lamb Chops and pair them with grilled asparagus or garlic potatoes. Looking for some zest? Check out this Spiced Rack of Lamb recipe, elegantly flavored with cumin, turmeric, pepper and ginger.

Easter Side Dishes

When it’s time for Easter side dishes, we’ve got plenty of recipes to complete your feast. Serve up some Homemade Mac & Cheese for rich, creamy flavor your guests will devour. Fluffy Mashed Potatoes and Cheesy Asparagus Casserole will have folks asking for seconds. And don’t forget the Classic Dinner Rolls.

We’ve got fresh salad recipes as well. Avocado Goat Cheese Salad with Mandarin Dressing adds a vibrant zest and sweet blend of textures and flavors to Easter dinner. Coming together in just minutes, this Broccoli and Bacon Salad recipe is crispy, creamy…and delicious.

Easter Desserts

No traditional Easter dinner is complete without something delicious for dessert. Make a Classic Cheesecake with Graham Cracker Crust for guests, and drizzle with fresh berries or caramel for extra sweetness. For folks who want something on the lighter side, Keto Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting mixes in a sugar substitute without sacrificing yummy flavor. And every bunny will enjoy the festive sweetness of White Chocolate Easter Bark.

Ideas for Easter Dinner

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