5 Fabulous Traditional Dishes for Easter Dinner

With spring just around the corner, we are all getting excited about warmer weather, new life blooming everywhere, and those tasty treats around the Easter dinner table. Needless to say, it can be hard to decide on the perfect dishes to serve up to impress and satisfy everyone at your Easter celebration. After all, you want your dishes to bring warmth, happiness, and fun to those of all ages. So, we have compiled the perfect list for you. Including an appetizer, a main dish, two sides and dessert, this list contains all the recipes you need to make a fabulous holiday dinner. Wow your guests with these simple yet impressive traditional dishes for Easter dinner.

Pictured: Pastry Roll Ups. Image Source: The Kittchen

1. Veggie and Prosciutto Pastry Roll Ups

Start your meal with this melt-in-your-mouth savory appetizer that combines both class and comfort. These warm and cheesy roll ups pack a punch of flavor and are super easy to make. Simply, roll up zucchini, herbed cheese, yellow squash, and prosciutto in crescent roll dough. And, if you pop them in the oven half an hour before your guests arrive you can serve them while they’re still warm.

Total time: 40 minutes

2. Honey-Curry Glazed Lamb with Roasted Grapes and Cranberries

This sweet and salty roast is the perfect main dish to give your guests something to talk about until the next holiday. As a traditional Easter dish, roasted lamb is soft and flavorful, but not too difficult to prepare. This recipe utilizes creative ingredients in a timeless meat dish to spice things up. Not to mention, the sugary fruits balance out the earthy curry to make a superb centerpiece for your meal.

Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes

3. Cheesy Baked Green Beans

Pictured: Cheesy Baked Green Beans

For your first side, we highly suggest this decadent and cheesy side dish. These baked green beans are creamy and crispy and sure to be a big hit around the dinner table. Made with fresh green beans, heavy cream, and two kinds of cheese, this dish will not disappoint. Just be sure to make extra because your guests will want seconds!

Total time: 40 minutes

4. Lemon-Tarragon Crab Cakes

This lemony twist on a New England classic adds the perfect zing to your Easter spread. These soft and herby crab cakes take almost an hour to prepare. However, it’s worth it to see the smiles on your guests’ faces when they take their first bite into this tasty delicacy.

Total time: 55 minutes

5. Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pictured: Carrot Cake Cupcakes

As the sweet ending to your Easter meal, serve your guests some surprisingly light cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Made with fresh carrots, whole wheat flour, and chopped walnuts, everyone can enjoy their dessert (almost) guilt-free!

Total time: 35 minutes

Make Easter Dinner Even More Special

Sharing good food with friends and family is a beautiful experience, and we want to help make that as easy and enjoyable for you as possible. Of course, if cooking isn’t your thing, you are always welcome to cater Easter dinner with Adam’s Grille. Choose from our extensive selection of fabulous menus today. Or, create a customized menu for your party. Check out our catering page for more details.

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