Easter Slow-Cooked Dinner

Ginger-Orange Cheesecake
For an easy, no-fuss Easter dinner, try one of our Easter recipes made in the slow cooker. With traditional slow cooker lamb recipes and slow cooker side dishes, including classic mashed potatoes and green been casserole, these recipes allow you to spend the day with family and friends and still enjoy a delicious Easter meal!

Ham with Five-Spice Cherry Sauce

With only seven ingredients, a traditional Easter dinner has never been easier or more delicious. This sweet cherry glaze balances the cloves for incredible flavor that's sure to become your family's holiday favorite.

Provolone Prosciutto Green Bean Casserole

Prosciutto, provolone cheese, and Worcestershire sauce combine with green beans for an appetizing side dish topped with panko bread crumbs. 

Cherry-Cola Ham

Prep this entree in a quick 20 minutes on Sunday morning, then enjoy the rest of the day with family and friends. Simply coat the ham in cherry cola, brown sugar, lemon juice, and mustard. The glaze allows for a delicious Easter dinner that no one would guess was so easy to make!

Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Of course, no holiday dinner is complete without this classic side dish. Our traditional mashed potato recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prep, but it is the most-requested side dish on our site. 

Honey-Rosemary Roast Lamb with Potatoes and Green Beans

This tender entree is cooked in a seasoned mix of tapioca, honey, lemon juice, snipped rosemary, and garlic for a traditional Easter meal. Toss in fresh vegetables as a simple and flavorful side dish.

Dark Chocolate Fondue with Fruit Kabobs

This three ingredient fondue will become an instant family favorite. Combine whipped dessert topping with dark chocolate and coffee (it can be decaf) for a fun holiday treat!

Rosemary-Cherry Stuffing with Ham

Ham combined with squash, celery, onion, bread crumbs, and a rosemary-cherry broth creates a tasty stuffing that is sure to satisfy.

Green Bean Casserole with Gardetto's Snack Mix

Kids will race to the dinner table for this fun twist on fresh green bean casserole! Just coat the dish with snack mix instead of french onions. It's the perfect way to spice up an Easter meal and add a little excitement that everyone can appreciate. 

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Onion-Jalapeno Corn Bread

The traditional golden bread gets a festive kick with the help of fresh jalapeno peppers! With only 20 minutes of prep time, this bread can sit in the slow cooker while you focus on other sides. 

Lamb Shanks with Three-Olive Sauce

A sauce of Kalamata olives, Spanish olives, black olives, and lemon juice creates a thick gravy to top this savory dish. A low-fat lamb dinner gives a sophisticated spin to the traditional Easter staple.

Party Potatoes with Creamy Aioli

Toss tiny potatoes with onion, garlic, paprika, and broth for the most delicious and creative potato side. After a few hours of cooking, whip up homemade aioli for a flavorful dip.

Wine-Infused Stuffing

Using eight household ingredients, including mushrooms, parsley, and bread cubes, you can create this simple stuffing for a flavorful addition to the Easter dinner.

Cream Cheese Mashers with Kale Pesto

When you combine creamy mashed potatoes with everyone's favorite superfood, the result is sure to please. The kale pesto can be made one month in advance and frozen, leaving even less for you to do on Easter day.  

Gluten Free Wine-Braised Brisket with Onions

Marinated with mushrooms, red onions, bay leaf, garlic, and thyme, this gluten free brisket is an Easter must-try. Add homemade mashed potatoes for a savory yet classic touch.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Almonds and Cranberries

Almonds and cranberries tossed with mashed sweet potatoes get softened in the slow cooker to create the perfect holiday side dish. 

Slow-Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops with Sherry

Following an afternoon in the slow cooker, you can try this Spanish-inspired dish, soaked in vegetable broth with bay leaves, sherry, and cloves. For an even more authentic Spanish twist, try the lamb with Spanish Chard.

Ginger-Orange Cheesecake

For a citrus-themed springtime treat, turn to this cheesecake flavored with blood oranges, orange juice, and fine ginger. The result is a simple, fresh dessert that no one would guess was made in a slow-cooker. 

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