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Although Easter will not quite be the same this year due to the Coronavirus restrictions, we thought maybe you could use a little help finalizing your Easter menu. So, we have come up with 35 Easter Recipe Ideas that we think will help you put something special on the table this Easter Sunday.
On this list of Easter recipe ideas are breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and even desserts. There’s a little something for everyone. We have also thrown in a few recipes for our vegetarian friends.
Perhaps since Easter is a little different this year it’s time to change things up a bit with a new recipe. We hope one at least one of these delicious Easter recipe ideas makes it to your table this weekend.
Happy Easter Friends!
Easter Breakfast Recipes:
Buttery, flaky croissants stuffed with blueberry cream cheese, drenched in warm maple syrup.
Lightly spiced, topped with cream cheese frosting, and chopped walnuts or pecans.
Gooey sweet cinnamony goodness of a cinnamon roll without the work! Easy and yummy!
A savory bread pudding, loaded with smoked Virginia ham, fresh asparagus, portobello mushrooms, Gruyere cheese, and croissants soaked in rich creamy custard.
Easter Appetizer Recipes:
Applewood Smoked Chicken wings take on flavor from a nice smoke over applewood coals brined in all-natural ingredients. Tons of flavor in these Naked Wings!
A quick and easy appetizer made with cream cheese, smoked salmon, fresh herbs, lemon juice, Worcestershire and hot sauce.
Rich crab meat packed around jumbo shrimp, wrapped in smoky bacon.
Medjool dates stuffed with creamy goat cheese, pecans and fresh thyme, wrapped in prosciutto.
Bite-size pastry cups filled with squash and goat cheese.
Easter Side Dish Recipes:
Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes smashed and baked with herbs and Parmesan cheese.
A great southern side dish for any holiday, potluck or get-togethers all year round.
Tender potato slices laced with sweet onions and garlic smothered in a creamy cheese sauce.
Mini cheesy broccoli casseroles are a versatile side dish, filled with tender broccoli, a made from scratch cheese sauce, topped with crunchy bread crumbs.
This butternut squash and beet tart is a unique tart with ricotta cheese, spinach, feta cheese, and nuts, drizzled with a balsamic maple-cinnamon dressing.
Made with only 5 ingredients, this is a nutrient-dense, and easy to make bread. It is low-carb, grain-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free but oh so good!
A well-seasoned incredibly tender pork roast, pan-seared with herbs and garlic oven-roasted to perfection.
Pork tenderloin with mushrooms, sage, and thyme can turn into a gourmet meal in under an hour!
Light lean and a tasty way to spice up your next lunch. They come together quickly and are delicious!
A sweet and savory chicken roasted with shallots and basted with a rosemary, orange marmalade glaze.
Easter Recipes From the Grill or Smoker:
Follow David’s 10 steps and you will have perfectly cooked meat that’s tender, moist and juicy.
Rubbed with a simple poultry seasoning, smoked over a pan of cranberry infused water for a moist smoking environment, with smoky coals, pecan wood chunks, and wet applewood chips.
Tender slightly spicy bacon wrapped hickory-smoked pork loin smothered in tangy barbecue sauce. This may be the best pork recipe ever!
Juicy meat, crispy skin, evenly cooked with awesome flavor. Just a few ways that describe this grilled spatchcocked chicken. An easy way to grill chicken!
This smoked chuck roast is cheaper than prime rib, easier to get along with than brisket and it is a whole lot easier to come by in the grocery store.
Easter Vegetarian Recipes:
This classic cream of asparagus soup is velvety smooth, mild with the gentle flavor of lemon and a hint of nutmeg, that takes just minutes to make.
Healthy mushroom pot pies have the comfort of traditional pot pies without all the calories. Mushrooms smothered in cauliflower sauce with a flaky crust. Yum!
Ready in just 30 minutes, mushroom spinach soup combines garlic, onions, and herbs with earthy mushrooms and wilted spinach contrasted with crunchy croutons.
A quick and easy vegetarian meal, these amazing rice cakes are like mini cheesy broccoli and rice casseroles in a convenient bite-sized little cake. Yum!
A simple vegetarian pasta dish that comes together quickly for a hearty and healthy meal in no time.
Easter Dessert Recipes:
Decadent, quick and easy to make, these Peanut Butter Eggs are made using only 5 ingredients, making them the best no-bake Easter treat ever!
Carrot Cake Cheesecake is a great recipe mash-up. Cream cheese frosting is the best part carrot cake, so why not bake cheesecake on top of a carrot cake?
This German chocolate cake is a deliciously rich dark and extra chocolaty cake with layers of caramelized gooey coconut-pecan frosting with toasted pecans.
A cake with layers of coffee-flavored ladyfingers divided by a fluffy custard of Mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate and cocoa.
Rich, thick and sinfully indulgent, this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake has a cookie crust with creamy peanut butter cups topped with a chocolate ganache.
The sweetness of the carrots, the warmth of the cinnamon and ginger wrapped in a cream cheese frosting with pecans makes this the ultimate carrot cake!