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.
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!
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.
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 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!
Simple Scalloped Potatoes
These Simple Scalloped Potatoes are creamy, rich and perfectly cheesy. A classic and delicious recipe perfect for any dinner occasion.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
7 Layer Salad
It’s not Easter in our house without this 7 Layer Salad Recipe! It’s my absolute favourite.
This delicious and easy Broccoli Salad with mandarin oranges, red onions, bacon and a tangy dressing is perfect with baked ham!
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.
Delicious Devilled Eggs
These Delicious Devilled Eggs are a classic Easter appetizer. They’re creamy and so flavourful.
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!
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.
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!
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I hope you found some delicious Easter Dinner Menu inspiration! Enjoy.
Have a delicious day!