Spring has sprung, and that means it's time to celebrate Easter! Whether you're planning a big family gathering or just looking for some delicious treats to enjoy over the long weekend, we've got you covered with this collection of Easter recipes. From classic brunch dishes like eggs benedict to classics like roast ham and lamb, these recipes are sure to delight your taste buds and impress your guests. So grab your apron and get ready to hop into the kitchen – it's time to get cooking!
1. Asparagus Soup
Asparagus soup is smooth, creamy, and has this je ne sais quoi that just screams sophistication. The combination of fresh asparagus and fragrant herbs creates a decadent, divine flavor.
2. Classic Egg Salad Sandwich
This egg salad sandwich recipe is quick, easy, and made with just a few simple ingredients. Plus, it tastes incredible with the addition of some savory flavors. Easter weekend is all about eggs, so this sando should definitely make an appearance!
3. Cream of Mushroom Soup
This cream of mushroom soup is robust, filling, delicious, and perfect for almost any time of the year. We're taking it from good to gourmet by adding crispy seared shiitake mushrooms on the top (plus using an awesome mixed mushroom blend).
4. Asparagus Pasta with Lemon and Mint
This asparagus and lemon pasta recipe is a light and refreshing dish that's perfect for dining al fresco. The combination of tender-crisp asparagus, zesty lemon, and fresh mint with a splash of white wine and butter creates a deliciously savory and tangy sauce that perfectly coats the pasta. It's so easy to make and tastes amazing.
5. Eggs Benedict
Hosting Easter brunch? Then this classic has you covered. Eggs Benedict combines so many different elements for the ultimate flavor and texture experience. This dish satisfies savory cravings big-time, making it a luxurious and beloved staple on brunch menus.
6. Sweet Pea Martini
Looking for a super fun, spring twist on the classic martini? This recipe will fit the bill! It combines fresh sweet peas, lemon, mint, thyme simple syrup and gin for a bright and refreshing cocktail that your guests will love.
7. Broiled Asparagus
This asparagus side dish recipe could not be any easier. All it needs is olive oil, salt and pepper, and that's it. This is especially good when fresh asparagus is in season. If you're feeling fancy, grate some parmesan cheese and lemon zest over the top and call it a day.
8. T-Bone Steaks
Maybe less of a traditional Easter menu item, but definitely delicious. Especially if it's warm outside and you've been dying to fire up the grill. The T-bone is ideally suited to grilling, because it cooks well under high heat, and fast conditions. Because the meat itself doesn't contain a lot of collagen, you don't need to cook it for long to make it tender.
9. Maple Glazed Ham with Bourbon
This maple glazed ham is the perfect balance of sweet, salty, savory and even a little bit smoky. Plus, it's a super easy centerpiece for Easter dinner.
10. Panko and Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb
This herb-crusted rack of lamb recipe is going to be your next go-to meal for when you need to impress but are short on time. It's quick, easy to prepare, and perfectly balances the savoury lamb and mustard with the herbs in the panko crust. Plus, it's absolutely perfect for Easter!
11. Classic Green Bean Casserole
Classic green bean casserole is a favorite for a reason. Fresh green beans, homemade mushroom sauce, and parmesan cheese kick this recipe up a notch for your holiday table. No reason this dish has to be reserved only for Thanksgiving!
12. Spring Chicken Pot Pies
These pot pies have spring veggies, tender chicken, and crispy, flaky puff pastry. What more could you ask for? Plus, it's a super easy recipe.
13. Vegetable Risotto with Asparagus, Peas, Radishes and Leeks
This spring vegetable risotto is rich, creamy and loaded with seasonal veggies. It can be made in less than 40 minutes, and would be a beautiful addition to your Easter table!
14. Spring Green Salad with Asparagus
This gorgeous Spring Green Salad with Asparagus is the best way to welcome Spring! It's full of seasonal Spring produce, salty feta, and drizzled with lemon dill vinaigrette. It's perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, or bringing to a spring party.
15. Instant Pot Lemon Asparagus Pasta
Get all spring flavors in a bowl with this Lemon Asparagus Pasta. Make it in the Instant Pot in just 30 minutes, and the result will be a creamy bowl of pasta filled with fresh greens! It contains peas, asparagus, and a splash of lemon juice, creating a symphony of tangy and savory flavors. Try this delicious, vegetarian, one-pot meal tonight.
16. Spring Minestrone Soup
This spring minestrone soup is an easy, one pot vegetable soup that's bursting with fresh green vegetables. Perfect for lightened-up lunch or dinner.
17. Wild Garlic Mustard Pesto
Want to pack on some big flavor to any of your Easter dishes? Try this wild garlic mustard pesto. You're probably already familiar with its intense flavor and smell if you love garlic mustard recipe. But, if you haven't tried it before, prepare to be surprised! This plant has a robust and garlic-like taste and smells that give it its name.
18. Cucumber Mocktail
Bright, refreshing, and with variations to suit your taste, this cucumber mocktail is a great non-alcoholic option for a drink this Easter.
19. Ham & White Bean Soup
This soup is packed with flavor, easy to make, and a great way to use up any ham leftovers from Easter dinner. It comes together in less than 30 minutes!