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Make Easter Entertaining Super Easy (and Delicious!) With These Recipes

Easter brunch, solved. These spring-inspired recipes will make planning your holiday meal almost effortless.

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You’ve dyed the eggs, filled the Easter baskets with treats and toys, sent out your brunch invites – now, you’ve got to plan your menu. If you aren’t sure what you’re serving for Easter, let our wealth of seasonal recipes help you out.

Whether you’re planning a sprawling Sunday brunch, a buffet for lunch or a dinner spread that includes all of the classics, we’ve got you covered. These delicious, healthy dishes will feed a crowd and suit everyone’s taste. Plus, we’ve even included cleaned-up versions of springtime staple recipes (like carrot cake!). This year, getting your Easter menu finalized, prepped and beautifully served on the table is going to be a total breeze.

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Easter brunch recipes

You can serve an epic Easter brunch spread with any of the dishes below. From breakfast staples made fancy, like fruit-topped pancakes and sweet sticky buns, to savory salads, quiches and frittatas, there’s something for every brunch fan.

Deep Dish Smoked Salmon Quiche

No-Muffin Eggs Benny with Ghee Hollandaise

Persian-Style Spinach & Herb Sauté with Eggs

Ham & Green Onion Quiche

Sticky Buns

Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits with Cashew Cream Icing

Make This One-Pan Frittata on Sunday and Eat it All Week Long

Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Chia Jam

Chamomile Gravlax with Potato Waldorf Salad

Middle Eastern Mezze Board with Muhammara

Earl Grey French Toast with Orange Maple Syrup

Asparagus & Lemon Ricotta Flatbread

Egg & Ham Turnovers

Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart with Whole-Grain Crust

Strawberry Cashew Cream “Cheese”

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Smoked Salmon Omelette with Goat Cheese & Beet Relish

Savory Dutch Baby Pancake

Triple Coconut Pancakes

Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Deviled egg recipes

Deviled eggs are an Easter staple, especially when you’ve dyed fresh eggs, completed the egg hunt and need to put them to use! Try one of our go-to deviled egg recipes and take this springtime staple ingredient to new, tasty heights. We’ve made the original extra delicious and added a few healthy extras, from fresh herbs to anti-inflammatory spices.

Bacon & Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Turmeric Deviled Eggs

Green Goddess Deviled Eggs

Mustard Pickle Deviled Eggs

 

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Bright Easter salads

Is there a dish better suited to springtime get-togethers than a salad? It’s everything this bright and sunny season has to offer on a platter or in a bowl! Make sure to include one of these salads, filled with fresh and in-season ingredients, on your Easter table.

Eggs Benedict Salad

The Laguna Green with Asparagus, Strawberries & Orange Tarragon Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Crispy Artichokes & Basil Dressing

The Riviera Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus Salad with Feta Hazelnut Crumble

Wild Salmon Niçoise Salad

Grilled Peach Halloumi Salad with Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

Fattoush Salad with Chickpea Crackers & Pomegranate Honey-Mustard Dressing

Frisée Salad with Turkey Bacon & Poached Eggs

Avocado Egg Salad

Shaved Asparagus & White Bean Salad

Baby Potato Salad with Peas, Mint & Ricotta

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Easter lunch and dinner recipes

Ham might be an Easter classic, but there are plenty of other springtime lunch and dinner ideas you can try. Lamb, which can be turned into chops, grilled skewers or even casseroles is one option – but there’s no reason to overlook your fave proteins, whatever they might be. Here are some of our go-to Easter main dishes and side dishes, featuring everything from ham and lamb to chicken to plant-based ingredients only.

Baked Eggs in Artichokes with Bacon Chive Bread Crumbs

Lamb & Apricot Skewers with Cucumber Mint Yogurt

Grilled Lamb Chops with Minted Tzatziki & Grilled Greek Salad

Poached Salmon & Orange Cream Sauce on Black Rice

Maple-Glazed Heirloom Carrots with Lemon Cashew Cream

Roasted Asparagus & Herbed Potato Pie

Rack of Lamb with Arugula Pesto

Artichokes with Lemon Yogurt Dip

Rack of Lamb with Arugula Pesto

Scallops with Cilantro Lime Butter

Summery Green Bean Casserole

Tahini-Smothered Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Matzo Topping

Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Sautéed Asparagus & Mushrooms

Caper Butter Halibut with Roasted Asparagus & Baby Potatoes

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Decadent Easter desserts

Who says you have to stick with classic carrot cake on Easter? There are so many springtime desserts that are sweet, satisfying and the perfect complement to whatever kinds of Easter main dishes you’re serving. We’ve got decadent dessert recipes – including a twist on traditional carrot cake – that will please any sweet tooth (and they’re all nutritious!).

Almond Flour Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Chocolate-Frosted Vanilla Raspberry Cake

Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar

Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes with Chocolate Espresso Buttercream

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Triple Layer Coconut Cake with Swiss Meringue Icing

Citrus Sour Cream Pound Cake with Warm Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake

Coconut Chai Chocolate Cake

Peach Ricotta Bundt Cake with Yogurt Frosting

Sticky Date Cake with Caramel Sauce