25 Easy Easter Dinner Recipes. If you’re looking for something new to try, here are 25 easy ideas and recipes for Easter Dinner or Brunch. These are tried and true recipes, and I bet there’s something for everyone, from appetizers to sides, entrees, and even dessert, we’ve got you covered. So take a look!
Easter is all about spending time and gathering around the table with people we love. For as long as we can remember, the Easter egg hunt was and still is very popular among the kids. We always looked forward to this holiday, and of course, our favorite part was all the food served on Easter.
For the most part, most of these dishes can be made ahead and reheated, making life less stressful on the holiday.
Plus, if you’re looking to suffice everyone in the family, we even have vegetarian, keto-friendly, and gluten-free recipes too!
So take a peek and see if any of these recipes will inspire you to try something new for your Easter Dinner or Brunch.
*Click on the red-colored titles, and it will bring you to each recipe.
Carrot and Spinach Dip ~ is a delicious dip that requires no-cooking, and it is loaded with frozen chopped spinach, fresh carrots, celery, plus 5 additional ingredients. Served chilled makes the perfect appetizer while dinner is getting ready.
Arugula Beet and Goat Cheese Salad ~ Loaded with fresh greens, sweet and juicy tender beets, and creamy goat cheese, this salad is totally delicious, festive, and colorful for the holiday.
Vegetarian Bolognese with Pappardelle ~ is the most mouthwatering dish, and ideally for those who love pasta with bolognese sauce – minus the meat!
Baked Vegetable Bird’s Nests ~ these are Trader Joe’s copycat and one we enjoy making every Easter. Fun and festive, serve as appetizer or side dish.
2 Easy Steps for Best Spiral Glazed Ham ~ with 2 simple ingredients, and 2 easy steps, you’ll have an amazing flavorful ham your whole family will love!
Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin – Italian Style! ~ is a casserole that’s positively delicious! And it turns out perfect every time! It’s a great way to sneak in a green vegetable into the gratin.
Tri-Color Butter Terrine ~ will add a splash of color and elegance to your holiday table! Three delicious flavors in butter and you can serve it with your dinner rolls. Then serve it all week long on toast or muffins in the morning!
BEST Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat and Peas ~ Sicilian rice balls in a casserole version, making it so much easier to pull it all together and still enjoy the same deliciousness you get from the original rice balls. YUM!
Cheesy Mini Biscuits (Jim-n-Nick’s Copycat) ~ no yeast and no-knead the dough! Cheesy and fluffy, easy recipe to make and bake in 10 minutes! Perfect to serve instead of dinner rolls.
Maria’s Best Carrot Salad ~ a delicious healthy carrot salad with a simple tangy vinaigrette, Italian-style! Brings beautiful color to your table and it never disappoints!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Parmesan Cheese ~ an Italian twist on this tired vegetable, roasting Brussels Sprouts with 5 delicious ingredients to make them crispy and SOOOO tasty you’ll want to keep this recipe forever!
Mom’s Best Mashed Potato Pie ~ is light and fluffy inside with a crispy crust on top. An Italian casserole made with mashed potatoes plus a few more ingredients to make this the best-mashed potato pie ever! … it’s a great side dish.
Deviled Eggs Italian Style! ~ these deviled eggs make a pretty presentation and a tasty appetizer to serve for the holiday. … also, try our Wasabi Tuna Deviled Eggs as a spicy appetizer.
Broccoli Rabe Steamed and Sauteed ~ a delicious (traditional Italian) side dish made with broccoli rabe, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, and chicken broth, and it’s ready in minutes!
Sauteed Green Beans with Onions ~ Dairy-free, gluten-free, and cooked in one skillet, until they are tender and crispy makes a healthy, flavorful dish. Plus, reheating is never a problem.
Roasted Asparagus with Prosciutto and Cheese ~ This is a super fast and delicious recipe for those who are short for time. An easy appetizer or side dish to serve for the holiday. Full of flavor and very impressive too.
Lamb Chops Grilled to Perfection! ~ if you prefer lamb on Easter, then try this amazing recipe with a simple marinade, which will make them irresistible!
Spinach and Kale Bites ~ Make ahead, then bake! These healthy little bites burst with spinach and Parmesan cheese flavor! Perfect for a side or an appetizer. The taste of kale is completely hidden in this little appetizer, making them ideal for picky eaters.
BEST Eggplant “Manicotti” Casserole ~ this is our “no-pasta” option for a casserole to serve on Easter. It’s low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free! A crowd-pleaser every time. We think you should give this one a try!
Healthy Apple Bok Choy Salad ~ a wonderful combination of deliciously sweet and tangy flavors in this healthy apple bok choy salad. Just 2 main ingredients, but the fresh taste and flavors will ‘WOW’ everyone!
Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic, Lemon Wine and Herbs ~ The key to these juicy lamb chops is in our marinade. Marinating the lamb loin chops for a few hours or even overnight is the secret to making them so delicious!!
For another salad idea, try our Green Bean and Carrot Salad- Italian Style! ~ it is positively delicious and addicting. The secret is the garlicky vinaigrette that gives a depth of flavor to these vegetables.
How about some dessert ideas?
No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake ~ is a superb, “no-bake” dessert made with two flavors, blackberry and lemon, set over gluten-free ginger-flavored cookie crust. So light, airy, and yummy – your family and guests will go nuts over this dessert. No-fuss and it can be made up to 2 days ahead.
Gluten-Free French Chocolate Cake ~ Super fast and super impressive, this 5-star chocolate cake is a cross between a chocolate torte and a chocolate molten cake. It’s the best!
The Best Tiramisu (NO-Bake!) ~ This NO-Bake Italian dessert is made with layers of luscious cream, mini chocolate chips, and coffee-soaked cookies; and it’s served chilled. …make it one day ahead. YUM!
See anything you’d like to try? Enjoy these recipes, and bookmark them. Make a shopping list, and make a few dishes or desserts ahead.
If you have any family recipes you’d like to share – please tell us in the comments below … we’d love to hear about it.
In the meantime, keep your family safe and healthy on this holiday. Relax and enjoy each other’s company, maybe play games, or watch movies.
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