Delicious Easter Menus

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Jump-start your Easter dinner plans with one of our delicious Easter menus. Each menu provides a tasty side and delicious dessert alongside each of our main courses, making your Easter menu planning a breeze. We've included Easter dinner ideas for lamb, ham, asparagus, and more to get your Easter menu started.

Berry Crisp Spiral Ham

Our stunning Easter ham recipe is not only scrumptious but also surprisingly easy. The sweet yet spicy honey-glazed ham has just five ingredients and features the tantalizing mix of jalapeno and raspberries.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Tricolor Glazed Carrots
  • Garden-Theme Cupcakes

Roast Duck with Blackberry-Orange Sauce

Rich and tender roast duck makes the perfect choice for your special Easter dinner, especially when prepared with our mouthwatering blackberry-citrus sauce. Bonus: The leftover duck fat makes roasted veggie side dish taste great.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Vegetables and Chickpeas
  • Citrus Olive Oil Shortcake

Artichoke Flatbread

Vegetarians will love our Easter flatbread that takes advantage of in-season artichokes. Marinated artichokes and bright veggies bring freshness to the flatbread; top it off with a sprinkling of garlic-herb goat cheese for an unexpectedly bold flavor.

Cherry-Stuffed Ham

Tart cherries and peach preserves combine to make a sweet and fruity filling for our stuffed Easter ham. Bonus: The Easter menu recipe requires just five ingredients and serves 10.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Asparagus with Lemon Sauce
  • Best-Ever Vanilla Pudding

Lamb Chops with Blackberry Chutney

Fresh pears and blackberries take on an incredible layer of depth when flavored with green onions and cloves in the chutney for this Easter lamb. And with a topping this delicious, you won't need to worry about loads of seasoning on the chops themselves.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Garlic Potato Rolls
  • Rhubarb Chess Pie

A juicy baked ham turns any gathering into a special occasion, and though a baked-ham entree looks elegant, it'€™s a snap to prepare. See our easy method to bake ham for a full-of-flavor meal the whole family will love.

How to Bake a Ham

It may look over-the-top elegant, but a baked ham is a snap to prepare. See our easy method to bake the perfect Easter ham your whole family will love.

Brisket with Ginger, Orange Peel, and Tomato

Set your Easter dinner table with a ginger-and-citrus-flavored beef brisket. Oranges and lemons add brightness to the dish.

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Hasselback Potatoes with Seasoned Bread Crumbs
  • Snickerdoodle Pie

Lemon-Thyme Split-Roasted Turkey

Turkey may not seem like traditional Easter food but it is! A classic flavor pairing, such as lemon and thyme, makes roast turkey taste extra special. And by split-roasting the Easter-worthy dinner recipe, you're saving time over other methods for cooking turkey.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Browned Butter Fennel Gratin
  • Strawberry and Rhubarb with Cheesecake Cream

Garlicky Roasted Lamb with Potatoes

Our French-inspired roasted lamb is perfect for this year's Easter dinner. Not only is it juicy and tender on the inside, but a mix of garlic and herbs adds bold flavor to every bite. Pair it with potatoes for one of our favorite Easter dishes. 

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower
  • Mother Hen and Chicks Cake

Ham with Five-Spice Cherry Sauce

Top off your holiday ham with a cherry glaze for a fruity twist on classic Easter dinner. All you need is tart cherries, pineapple juice, dry mustard, and five-spice powder.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Rosemary Mashed Potatoes
  • Fresh Rosemary-Lemon Cupcakes

Coffee-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

We can't get enough of the java-inspired rub on this mouthwatering beef tenderloin. Ground coffee, brown sugar, and garlic powder turn it into one of our favorite Easter dinner ideas. 

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Garlic-Roasted Asparagus
  • Buttermilk-Sage Dinner Rolls

Farro, Cherry Tomato, and Asparagus Casserole

This beautiful casserole is the perfect vegetarian Easter food, boasting seasonal asparagus, nutrient-rich farro, and bold Asiago cheese. Prepare with vegetable broth in place of chicken broth to make it meat-free.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Double-Cheddar Biscuits
  • Ginger-Orange Cheesecake

Peppercorn-Crusted Ham

Ham is a traditional Easter menu recipe, and our peppercorn-crusted version is extra flavorful thanks to our apricot-mustard glaze. Even better, each serving of the tender, juicy meat rings in at under 300 calories. 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Flash-Braised Vegetable Medley
  • Malted Vanilla Cake

Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Roasted Radishes and Orange Vinaigrette

A splash of orange juice, a drizzle of honey, and a few scoops of tangy Dijon-style mustard create a surprisingly sweet sauce for this rich rack of lamb.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Collared Greens with Lemon, Farro, and Feta
  • Carrot-Raisin Bars

Short Ribs with Black Barley and Mushrooms

When cooked slowly with rich, velvety short ribs and mushrooms, chewy black barley turns into a delicious risottolike addition to your meal (it's worth the wait!).

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Asparagus with Mozzarella
  • Blackberry-Swirl Pie

Spice-Rubbed Ham with Apple-Maple Sauce

Easter ham doesn't get much sweeter than this, thanks to our ultradelicious blend of apple cider and pure maple syrup. A savory spice rub balances the flavors.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Potato Salad with Sausage and Grainy Mustard Dressing
  • Best-Ever Carrot Cake

Honey Roast Chicken with Spring Peas and Shallots

A light champagne-and-honey sauce gives this impressive roast chicken a gorgeous bronze glaze. Balance the sweetness of the honey with a few lemon slices added during the last few minutes of roasting.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Blue Cheese Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Cute Easter Nest Cupcakes

Get the rich, deep flavor of lamb by using a decidedly hands-off cooking technique called braising. Watch the easy method in action.

How to Braise Lamb

Learn how to intensify the deep, rich flavor of lamb in one simple step: braising! It's the perfect way to serve lamb this Easter.

Beef Tenderloin with Parmesan-Herb Stuffing

Sink your teeth into a juicy forkful of shallot-stuffed steak this Easter Sunday. We use a plethora of savory seasonings, such as rosemary, thyme, and garlic, to make this Easter dinner.

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Green Beans with Olive Dressing
  • Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Warm Salad with Lamb Chops and Mediterranean Dressing

Juicy red and yellow cherry and grape tomatoes give this satisfying lamb chop salad a burst of freshness. Toss everything together in our savory Mediterranean dressing for a zippy finish.

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup
  • Lemon Curd Tarts

Pineapple-Glazed Ham

Make an easy Easter dinner that's both delicious and simple. Just follow our three-step process, and you'll have a pretty pineapple ham in no time. 

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
  • Lemon-Berry Pudding Cake

Holiday Rib Roast with Grain Mustard Sauce

You're looking at one of our favorite Easter dinner ideas. When it comes to a rich roast, it's all about the au jus. Adding a splash or two of white wine during cooking will help soak up each and every savory flavor featured in our garlic-infused herb sauce.

 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Pancetta
  • Mixed-Berry Tartlets

Pork Loin with Parsnips and Pears

A splash of Worcestershire sauce and a bit of pear nectar create a sweet-and-savory glaze for this fruit- and veggie-filled pork dinner. A few simple sides complete this Easter dinner idea. 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Dinner Rolls
  • Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Pancetta
  • Mixed-Berry Tartlets

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Pancetta
  • Mixed-Berry Tartlets

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Pancetta
  • Mixed-Berry Tartlets

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
  • Lemon-Berry Pudding Cake

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
  • Lemon-Berry Pudding Cake

Brown Sugar- and Whiskey- Glazed Ham

This brown sugar ham is packed with flavor thanks to a sweet cola and whiskey glaze. Serve it up with classic cheesy scalloped potatoes and glazed carrots. 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
  • Lemon-Berry Pudding Cake

Lamb Shanks with Barley

These braised lamb shanks are perfect for your Easter table. Serve up each braised lamb shank with green bean casserole and corn pudding. 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Corn Pudding

Herb-Roasted Chicken

The whole family will love this herb roasted chicken. Serve it up with a quick Easter bread and a spicy green bean casserole. 

Complete Your Easter Menu:

  • Spicy Green Bean Casserole
  • Easter bread

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