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11 great Easter dinner recipes

Your Easter menu will be easy to set after taking at look at these mouthwatering recipes.

By Amy Valm

11 great Easter dinner recipes

Easter dinner recipes

Caramelized Onion Dip

Nobody is going to be complaining when you bring out this dip with a side of veggies and crackers to curb hunger before the main event. It’s a creamy mixture of sweet onion and salty bacon. You’ve gotta try it. Get the recipe: Caramelized Onion Dip

A bowl of dip with onions on top on a turquoise backgroundPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

With its perfect combination of sweet and crunchy, we like the way this salad makes you tackle it with a knife and fork. With candy-sweet roasted beets and crisp apples, even the kids will be into it. Get the recipe: Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

salad with beets and applesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Maple Carrot Soup

You can serve this as an appetizer to start your meal off right. We love that it features one of our favourite spring ingredients: maple syrup. The best part is, you don’t have to tell the kids they’re slurping up veggies! Get the recipe: Maple Carrot Soup

lunch idea for school bowl of carrot soup with baconPhoto: Erik Putz

Double Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner

A deconstructed roast dinner is easy and absolutely impressive. Sheet pans are your new best friend, throw everything on the tray and walk away. Get the recipe: Double Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner

Sheet pan with chicken leg quarters, carrots, potatoes and lemon roasted on a trayPhoto: Erik Putz

Turkish Lamb Chops

Try these tasty lamb chops for a twist on the traditional roast leg of lamb. There’s a Greek yogurt dip that the kiddie table will cheer for. Get the recipe: Turkish Lamb Chops

grilled lamb chops with chopped mint

Simple Braised Brisket with Lemon-Parsley Garnish

Brisket is a humble cut of meat, but when cooked low and slow, it yields incredible flavour and tenderness. Get the recipe: Simple Braised Brisket with Lemon-Parsley Garnish

plate of roast and carrots

Mashed Potato Casserole

Kids love mashed potatoes, making them a go-to for most holiday dinners. The beauty of this recipe is that you can make it ahead of time (prep time is just 20 minutes!). It’s studded with golden breadcrumbs, is nice and creamy c/o cream cheese, and ready to be the all-star at your table. Get the recipe: Mashed Potato Casserole

casserole full of mashed potatoes with bread crumbs

Cranberry-Cider Glazed Ham

Need something impressive—and secretly easy—to feed a crowd? Glazed ham goes a long way. Serve it sliced and drizzled with sauce or pile slices on squishy buns for the kids. Get the recipe: Cranberry-Cider Glazed Ham

large glazed ham on holiday table

Lemon and Thyme Roasted Turkey

Turkey is a commitment, but it rewards you with a delicious meal and plenty of leftovers that can be used in soups, sandwiches or pastas. Lucky you, this one only requires 15 minutes of prep. Get the recipe: Lemon and Thyme Roasted Turkey

plate of thanksgiving foods including turkey, cranberry and stuffingPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Herb and Spice Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots

Want to stick with a traditional holiday dish? This comforting main is sure to please your bunch—and you make it in the slow cooker. Using dark meat keeps it nice and juicy. Get the recipe: Herb and Spice Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots

plate with chicken legs and potatoes and carrots

Eggplant Parmesan Roll

Who says you have to follow tradition? These eggplant roll-ups are a delicious gluten-free and vegetarian option. Get the recipe: Eggplant Parmesan Roll

plate of eggplant parm with green beansPhoto: Erik Putz

Read more: 10 easy Easter brunch recipes 10 delicious Easter desserts 9 unexpected toast toppings

This article was originally published on Apr 09, 2019
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