95 Easter Dinner Ideas That Will Make the Whole Family Hoppy

Add these tasty options to your holiday celebration.

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Easter dinner calls for celebrating! Our collection of tasty mains, easy sides, and sweet desserts will make your gathering truly special. Need more Easter inspiration? Check out our Easter egg decorating ideas, crafts, and Easter egg hunt ideas.

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easter dinner ideas ham
Dinner at the Zoo
Smoked Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze

This juicy ham is finished with a mouthwatering brown sugar and maple glaze.

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easter dinner ideas green beans
Brian Woodcock
Salt-and-Pepper Charred Green Beans

This simply seasoned side will complement any main meal.

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easter dinner ideas potato salad
Brian Woodcock
Smashed Buttermilk Potato Salad

Roasted red pepper, scallions, and fresh thyme pack in plenty of flavor to this creamy potato salad.

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easter dinner ideas salmon
Brian Woodcock
Sweet-and-Smoky Cedar-Planked Salmon

A helps give this fish a smoky flavor.

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easter dinner ideas lemon sandwiches
Brian Woodcock
Lemon Creme Sandwich Cookies

make this treat come together in no time.

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Brian Woodcock
Spring Greens Caesar Salad with Pickled Shallot

Homemade croutons will have everyone reaching for second—and third—helpings.

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easter dinner ideas lemon pie
Brian Woodcock
Meyer Lemon Pie

add sweet, buttery goodness to this pie's crumbly crust.

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easter dinner ideas brussels sprouts
Brian Woodcock
Roasted Brussels Sprouts

These charred Brussels sprouts will even get the kids to eat their vegetables.

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easter dinner ideas blackberry buckle
Tara Donne
Blackberry Almond Buckle

Serve each slice of this buckle with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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easter dinner ideas carrots
Damn Delicious
Garlic Roasted Carrots

Finish off these carrots with a sprinkle of fresh parsley.

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easter dinner ideas cobb salad
Half Baked Harvest
Chipotle Shrimp Cobb Salad With Jalapeño Corn Vinaigrette

A classic cobb salad gets upgraded with nectarines and feta cheese.

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easter dinner ideas corn
Cooking Classy
Creamy Confetti Corn With Bacon

Load up your creamed corn with red peppers, red onions, and green onions.

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easter dinner ideas broccoli
Half Baked Harvest
Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Even meat eaters will devour this healthy, easy-to-make side.

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easter dinner ideas lamb
The Recipe Critic
Greek Lamb Shanks

Take the stress out of your holiday meal by making these tender lamb shanks in your . (Yes, really!)

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easter dinner ideas hummingbird
Baker by Nature
Hummingbird Cake

This blogger calls her fruit-flavored cake "pure perfection."

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easter dinner ideas macaroni salad
Jo Cooks
Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Warning: Your holiday guests will be fighting over the last helping of this Southern side mashup.

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easter dinner ideas prime rib
The Cookie Rookie
Prime Rib Roast

A perfectly cooked prime rib ensures supper will be extra special.

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easter dinner ideas quinoa
Two Peas and Their Pod
Quinoa Salad

This nutritious side is filled with cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and avocado.

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easter dinner ideas scalloped potatoes
Well Plated by Erin
Scalloped Potatoes

Goat cheese makes these scalloped potatoes unbelievably creamy.

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easter dinner ideas pork
Natasha's Kitchen
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

This blogger assures her impressive looking main dish is both "easy and inexpensive."

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easter dinner ideas carrot cake
Live Well Bake Often
Carrot Cake

Top this decadent dessert with a homemade cream cheese frosting and chopped pecans.

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grilled salmon
DANIELLE OCCHIOGROSSO
Mustard-Dill Salmon with Crispy Asparagus Fries

This salmon gets a saucy kick from a mustard-dill topping. Pair with crispy asparagus fries for an irresistible side.

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coriander-maple glazed carrots
Brian Woodcock
Coriander-Maple Glazed Carrots

The Easter bunny's carrots have gone gourmet with this sweet side.

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asparagus salad
Brian Woodcock
Asparagus, Snap Pea, and Radish Salad

Even your greens need a hint of cheese—or in this case, a whole block.

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deep-dish bacon and leek quiche
Brian Woodcock
Deep-Dish Bacon and Leek Quiche

This flaky crust will be the real winner at your Easter table.

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tangy potato salad
Brian Woodcock
Tangy Potato Salad

Skip the heavy egg-loaded potato salad and opt for this light, zesty version.

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orange-chamomile cake
Brian Woodcock
Orange-Chamomile Cake

Serve this citrusy cake with a hot cup of tea for the ultimate Easter dessert.

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flattened chicken and grilled romaine with parsley-lemon sauce
Lindsay Hunt
Flattened Chicken and Grilled Romaine with Parsley-Lemon Sauce

This grilled chicken has a light, refreshing flavor, perfect for a spring meal.

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dijon-smothered chicken legs with broccolini
Brian Woodcock
Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini

Chicken legs get upgraded with a sauce made from white wine and Dijon batter.

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lamb chops with mint gremolata
Alexandra Grablewski
Lamb Chops with Mint Gremolata

You only need five ingredients ( salt and pepper) for these zesty lamb chops.

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