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Easter Dinner Menu: Everything You Need!

Everything you need to inspire and create your Easter Dinner Menu! Covering the main dish, side dishes, salads and appetizers!

Over the years I’ve shared many recipes over here on my blog, that are perfect for Easter dinner. So I decided to put all of these dishes into one place for you to find them! Everything from how to cook a ham, alternative dishes to ham, to side dish options, to salads and even a few appetizers. I hope you leave feeling hungry and inspired to create your Easter Dinner Menu from these Easter dinner ideas!

Easter Dinner Menu Ideas

Easter Main Dishes

This truly is the Best Ham Recipe!

If you’re looking for a more traditional Easter dinner menu, then start with this ham recipe. This tender ham is the result from baking in a delicious honey-brown sugar-butter-and-orange juice glaze…divine! Perfect for Easter.

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Baked Ham

How to Bake a Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

This Brown Sugar Glazed Ham is a delicious way to make a ham! To make this ham, the outside is scored, then you drizzle a delicious brown & mustard sugar glaze into all the nooks and crannies. After the roasting time, the ham comes out deliciously tender and with a sticky and sweet brown sugar mustard crust. It’s perfect for Easter!

How to Cook a Glazed Ham

Easy Asparagus & Swiss Cheese Stuffed Turkey Cutlets

Why not try something different for Easter dinner? This Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Stuffed Turkey Cutlet Recipe is light, fresh and delicious. And it’s ready in 1 hour.

Lemon Garlic Turkey

This flavourful Lemon Garlic Turkey recipe is delicious and so easy to make! Serve over Orzo Pasta and with Roasted Spring Vegetables. Citrus and fresh veggies are perfect for Easter.

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Lemon Garlic Turkey

Creamy White Turkey Lasagna Recipe

Or try a pan of this Creamy White Turkey Lasagna! Made with a creamy white cheese sauce, lean and delicious ground turkey, fresh spinach and lasagna noodles. Quick, tasty and a nice change from ham.

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Creamy White Turkey Lasagna

Easter Side Dishes

Dill Scalloped Potatoes

These Dill Scalloped Potatoes are not just another scalloped potato recipe. These are the best darn scalloped potatoes you will ever eat. It’s the dill. There is nothing better than dill and cream and cheese all mixed together. Put some potatoes and more cheese into the mix and you have Dill Scalloped Potatoes. Creamy, cheesy and SO delicious!

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Dill Scalloped Potatoes

Simple Scalloped Potatoes

These Simple Scalloped Potatoes are creamy, rich and perfectly cheesy. A classic and delicious recipe perfect for any dinner occasion.

Simple Scalloped Potatoes

Pea Salad Recipe

This light and creamy Pea Salad Recipe is a perfect side salad for Easter! The fresh peas with cheddar cheese, red onion and bacon, all tossed in a creamy sour cream and mayo dressing, make for a delicious spring side dish. And it’s so perfect served with ham.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This Creamy Cucumber Salad is creamy, light, fresh, tangy, dill-y and delicious! It makes a perfect side dish with roasted ham. Ready in 15 minutes.

a top down image of creamy cucumber salad with dill

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

This is delicious and easy stove top recipe for Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots. These sweet and buttery carrots are a scrumptious side dish for Easter dinner.

Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

These Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips are sweet and deliciously caramelized! This easy side dish is ready in less than 1 hour. Perfect for Easter.

a top down close up image of a white enamel pan filled with honey roasted carrots and parsnips

Champ Mashed Potatoes

These Champ Mashed Potatoes are a nice potato side dish option as well. They’re creamy and the addition of fresh green onions make them even more delicious!

Champ Mashed Potatoes

Festive Onion Casserole

Festive Onion Casserole is a great side dish option for Easter. If you love onions, you will probably love this dish…the onions which are naturally sweet, go perfectly with the parmesan cheese crust…so delicious, and wonderful with ham.

Festive Onion Casserole

Creamy Gouda Cheese Cauliflower Bake

If you’re looking for a side dish that isn’t potatoes, this Creamy Gouda Cheese Cauliflower Bake is delicious and easy. And the flavour from the gouda cheese pairs perfectly with ham.

Creamy Gouda Cheese Cauliflower Bake

Creamy Parsnip Puree

This Parsnip Puree makes a delicious side dish. The parsnips are boiled, then pureed with butter and buttermilk making them smooth and so creamy. So good, and perfect for spring!

Parsnip Puree

Fresh Sauteéd Green Beans

These Sauteéd Green Beans are a fresh and delicious side dish option. The addition of cherry tomatoes and basil is really tasty.

Sauteed Green Beans with fresh cherry tomatoes and basil

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

These Brussels sprouts are roasted with bacon or pancetta, then drizzled with balsamic vinegar. So. Gosh. Darn. Good.

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Spring is the season for asparagus, making it perfect for Easter dinner! This Roasted Asparagus is a delicious and easy way to prepare fresh asparagus. 

Roasted Asparagus

7 Layer Salad

It’s not Easter in our house without this 7 Layer Salad Recipe! It’s my absolute favourite. 

Broccoli Salad

This delicious and easy Broccoli Salad with mandarin oranges, red onions, bacon and a tangy dressing is perfect with baked ham!

a top down image of a wooden bowl filled with broccoli salad

Pea Salad with Radishes & Feta

This Pea Salad with Radishes & Feta is a great salad for your Easter dinner! The dressing is tangy and delicious.

Easter Appetizers

Delicious Devilled Eggs

These Delicious Devilled Eggs are a classic Easter appetizer. They’re creamy and so flavourful.

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Delicious Devilled Eggs

Baked Goat Cheese Spinach Dip Appetizer

This Baked Goat Cheese Spinach Dip is baked right in a hearty bread bowl. It’s creamy, rich and full of delicious cheesy bacon flavour. It’s a great recipe to make to serve between meals over Easter weekend!

Baked Goat Cheese Spinach Dip


Dinner Buns

Let your bread machine do all the mixing and kneading for these Homemade Dinner Buns! Then shape the dough into buns and bake them in your oven. This is a great recipe for dinner rolls and tray buns for your Easter dinner.

Hot Cross Buns

This Bread Machine Hot Cross Buns recipe is simple and delicious. The buns are soft and fluffy, flavourful with spices, and sweet with a sugar glaze and icing. Perfect for Easter!

Easter Panettone Bread

This Easter Panettone Bread is not a traditional Panettone, but a tweaked version of it and it’s a delicious one! This recipe is so easy because you make the dough in your bread machine. It’s a great bread to serve at Easter brunch or with Easter dinner.

Easter Dinner Menu Idea: Easter Panettone Bread

Non Traditional Easter Dinner Recipes

If you’re looking for something different for Easter that doesn’t include ham, make sure to check out my post of 15 Non-Traditional Easter dinner ideas. Includes pot roast, prime rib beef roast, chicken, salmon, pork roast and more.

Easter Dessert Recipes

Don’t forget Easter dessert! I’m sharing 10+ Easter Dessert Recipes here. Includes carrot cake, cupcakes, Pavlova, tarts, cookies and more!

Easter Menu

A Downloadable Easter Menu

You can download this Easter Dinner Menu HERE and use it as your grocery list. I hope it helps you plan your Easter meal.

Easter Dinner Menu Ideas Printable

PIN IT for later here!

I hope you found some delicious Easter Dinner Menu inspiration! Enjoy.

Have a delicious day!

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