If you're looking for Easter dinner menu ideas for April 17th, we've stocked up to help you out. Whether you're making a small Easter dinner for two, or feeding a large group, we've got you. There are classic ham Easter dinner ideas, and ideas with chicken, or seafood, or even vegetarian Easter dinners. Bookmark your favorites, and don't forget to include a few Easter side dishes as well as an Easter cake or other treat.
It's hard to find a tender ham dish that's easy to make—this one uses only five ingredients!
Want to really wow guests? Spend a couple minutes the weekend before Easter prepping egg yolks to cure, then grate them over fresh asparagus. It's both striking and delicious!
Welcome dinner guests with this relaxing, flavorful, chamomile-infused cocktail.
Set out something for folks to munch on before dinner. This vegetarian Easter dish pairs a savory dip with your wildest assortment of crunchy veg!
Spend any time as a guest in that part of the South Carolina coast known as the Lowcountry, and it's a good bet that you'll be served up a pile of braised turkey wings. Though good for any celebration, they're never missing at an Easter dinner.
Seafood is never out of place at an Easter dinner. These kid-friendly patties are elegant, easy to make, and absolutely delicious.
This Lowcountry Gullah-style vegetarian side keeps the okra flavor up front, and is lighter than the roux-based gumbos you would see in more Cajun areas.
Fresh or frozen, lima beans take on a ton of flavor from smoked pork, fresh garlic, and a little onion powder. A pressure cooker gives them that slow-cooked flavor in a fraction of the time.
This elegant seafood dish makes a tasty Easter side or appetizer. You can use whole crabs and serve it in their shells, or get foil or glass crab shells to serve it in.
Braided and studded with dyed Easter eggs, this traditional centerpiece is a must-have addition to the dinner table.
Feel free to add as much shaved Parmesan cheese to this tangy salad as you please—everyone will thank you.
Want a no-ham centerpiece that still stuns? This juicy beef tenderloin is brightened by a tangy cauliflower-pomegranate salad that is sure to satisfy any crowd.
Make a delicious pasta dish for Easter dinner that evokes spring flavors. You could use it as a side dish or the main course.
Seasoned with garlic and marinated for up to a day in advance, this flavorful centerpiece is a surefire hit.
Nothing says Easter more than these colorful blondies stuffed and topped with peanut butter candy eggs.
For a lighter take on Easter dinner, this rich, succulent salmon fillet is full of seasonal citrusy goodness, and opulent enough to feel fully festive.
Mashed potatoes are a must-have side dish at any feast. But the bright, peppery flavor of fresh horseradish takes them to a new level.
Sweet golden raisins and buttery pine nuts are the perfect filling for a boneless leg of lamb, which cooks much faster!
Serve this refreshing punch before, during, or after dinner for an easy-sipping drink to keep things bubbly on Easter.
You can make this finger food for an appetizer or a side to pass around during your Easter feast.
This beautiful lemon layer cake will be a stunning treat at your Easter gathering.
Kids and adults alike will be obsessed with these adorable cupcakes that look like a carrot is sprouting out of the ground.
Make the perfect side dish with these individual pot pies filled with carrots and fresh thyme and parsley.
These creamy deviled eggs, topped with Old Bay seasoning and pickled shrimp, are easy to make and sure to impress.
Thin ribbons of fresh squash and zucchini are marinated and layered on top of a light ricotta and goat cheese spread to make this delectable tart.
This fruit-topped tart is almost too pretty to eat. (Almost!)
For a simple salad that's big on flavor, make this rustic tomato salad with a homemade bacon vinaigrette that's almost too good.
Sorry, grandma: This loaded potato salad is about to be your new favorite version.
Pink grapefruit juice gives this fruity cocktail its bright, beautiful color.