28+ Easy Easter Side Dish Recipes

Looking for delicious sides to serve at your holiday dinner? These 28+ Easy Easter Side Dish Recipes are the perfect addition to your holiday ham.

Easter side dishes with carrots, rolls, loaded potatoes, grape salad and asparagus

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Yesterday, I noticed buds on the trees, which means spring is finally on its way and I couldn’t be happier. I can’t wait to see the sunny days with the flowers in bloom again. It’s been a long, cold winter so spring will be a welcome sight.

With spring just around the corner, it also means that Easter will be here before we know it, so it’s time to start thinking about what to make for Easter dinner. I’ve always loved Easter, celebrating with family and enjoying delicious food.

My go-to side dishes for Easter have always been our favorite macaroni and cheese recipe(The Chunky Chef), sweet potatoes, baked beans, and deviled eggs. Along, with this delicious ham recipe (Spend with Pennies), I’ve always been perfectly happy with our holiday menu.

However, this year I thought it would be fun to try some new Easter side dish recipes. So, I have gathered some of the best sides to make for Easter, including salads, and classic potato and vegetable recipes to not only get inspiration for my Easter menu but to share with you in case you are also looking to try something new this year.

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28+ Easy Easter Side Dish Recipes

Scalloped potatoes, sweet potatoes, bunny rolls, salad and asparagus recipes for Easter dinner

Salad Recipes for Easter Dinner

These delicious springtime salad recipes are the perfect sides for celebrating Easter. 

Layered potato and egg salad on white plate

Potato and Egg Salad- Healthy Taste of Life

In this Potato and egg salad, you’ll find the classic ingredients of a potato salad deliciously layered and accompanied by a mayo-based dressing between layers.

Potato salad on red and white checkered tray

Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad– When Is Dinner?

This Potato Salad is almost ALWAYS on the Easter menu. It’s easy to make and packed with flavor.

macaroni salad for Easter in white bowl

Rancharoni Macaroni Salad- Ramshakle Pantry

Rancharoni Macaroni Salad is a creamy, tangy twist on the classic pasta salad, blending the bold taste of ranch dressing with macaroni, crisp vegetables, and sharp cheddar cheese for a side dish that’s both refreshing and satisfying.

Salad with Peas and Asparagus on white plate

Spring Salad with Asparagus and Peas- Crumb Top Baking

Spring Salad with Asparagus and Peas is made with fresh and crisp spring vegetables and tossed with a fragrant lemon thyme vinaigrette. It’s the perfect side dish for a springtime brunch or Easter dinner!

Broccoli Salad with Cranberries in Clear Glass Bowl

Broccoli Salad with Cranberries-Healthy Foodie Girl

This broccoli salad is crunchy and fresh. It is packed with delicious flavors of cranberries, sunflower seeds, and a creamy dressing.

Brussels sprout salad in white dish

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad– The Clean Eating Couple

This Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad Recipe is a delicious healthy side dish. It goes great with any meal.

Coleslaw in dish

Red Cabbage Coleslaw-The Rising Spoon

This crunchy & refreshing red cabbage coleslaw is mixed with carrot, apple, jalapeno, cilantro & green onion then tossed in a simple homemade apple cider vinegar dressing. It makes the perfect side to your Easter main dish!

Cucumber salad in white bowl

Creamy Cucumber Salad-Winding Creek Ranch

Add a touch of nostalgia to your table with this Old-Fashioned Creamy Cucumber Salad. Featuring crisp cucumbers enveloped in a rich, homemade mayo dressing, it’s destined to be a family favorite.

Ambrosia salad with marshmallows and mandarin oranges on white plate with spoon

Ambrosia Salad– Fat Dad Foodie

This ambrosia salad is a must for the Easter menu. It’s packed with delicious ingredients like mandarin orange sections, crushed pineapple, miniature marshmallows, and flaked coconut.

Grape salad on white plate

Easy Grape Salad Recipe– I Heart Eating

This easy grape salad recipe combines fresh grapes, a sweet cream cheese mixture, and crunchy pecans in one delicious creamy fruit salad that’s always a crowd-pleaser!

Strawberry jello salad with pretzel crust on white plate

Strawberry Pretzel Salad The Cooking Du

Is there anything more nostalgic than Strawberry Pretzel Salad? This unique jello salad has a sweet and salty flavor that is loved by all. Serve it at your next holiday party or when you need a fun, easy and delicious dessert!

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Easter Vegetable Side Dishes

These delicious classic vegetable side dishes would be the perfect addition to any holiday meal.

Roasted sweet potatoes on white baking dish

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Walnut Parsley and Garlic- Cooked and Loved

Perfect for entertaining and feeding a crowd, these sensational roasted sweet potatoes are topped with zesty crumbs of walnuts, parsley, garlic, and a touch of chili.

Candied sweet potatoes sliced in white baking dish

Candied Sweet Potatoes-Simply Stacie

An easy side dish recipe that tastes like a dessert. Tender sweet potato rounds are covered in a rich, buttery glaze.

Sweet potatoes with pecans in white dish

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecans– Two Kooks in the Kitchen

Indulge in these wickedly good candied sweet potatoes with pecans for your next holiday meal or celebration. The combination of pure maple syrup, zesty lime, and crunchy toasted pecans make the sweet potatoes sing. And they take only 30 minutes to make

Garlic and herb potatoes in white bowl with butter melting on top

Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes Cinnamon and Sage Co.

Smooth and creamy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes are so full of buttery goodness, you won’t want to make any other kind of mashed potatoes again! Made with hearty russet potatoes, lots of butter, and so many different kinds of seasonings, Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes are loaded with flavor.

Mashed potatoes in white dish with cheese and bacon

Loaded Mashed Potatoes– Chef Savvy

 This Loaded Mashed Potato recipe features creamy mashed potatoes topped with crunchy bacon, melty cheddar cheese, and fresh parsley. Everything you love about a baked potato but in casserole form!

Creamy Potatoes with toppings in square baking dish

Borsin Mashed Potatoes- Craving Something Healthy

Boursin mashed potatoes are a creamy, delicious casserole side dish for any holiday.

Scalloped potatoes in white dish with wood spoon on side

Gouda Cheddar Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes -XOXO Bella

These Gouda cheddar parmesan scalloped potatoes are the perfect comfort food and side dish, made with smoked Gouda, white cheddar, and parmesan cheese for a delicious au gratin dish.

Crispy baked potato with shredded cheddar cheese sprinkled on top

Baked Potatoes– Julie’s Eats and Treats

Baked Potato is a simple side dish that everyone loves and wants to master! The salty, crispy skin on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside is what the perfect baked potatoes are made of.

Vegetable augratin in dish

Vegetable Au Gratin- Biscuits & Burlap

Versatility is the name of the game. This side can be made with whatever veggies you like and have on hand.

Roasted lemon broccoli in dish

Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli– Pumpkin n’ Spice

Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli is an easy side dish that’s ready in less than 30 minutes. With just four ingredients, this simple veggie is tender, yet slightly crispy and all-around delicious!

green beans with almonds and bacon in dish

Green Bean Almondine with Bacon– Boulder Locavore

This quick and easy side dish is perfect anytime, holiday meals included.

Garlic Green beans in white dish

Garlic Butter Green Beans– Dishes with Dad

This quick and easy side dish features green beans sautéed in garlic butter for a delicious addition to almost any meal!

Green beans with bacon and brown sugar

Crack Green Beans– Bless This Meal

Crack green beans are rich and incredibly addicting. They’re cooked in a sweet and savory sauce with brown sugar and crispy bacon.

asparagus and lemons on a white scalloped plate

Roasted Asparagus- Suburban Simplicity

This savory Roasted Asparagus with Lemon is the perfect Easter side dish ready in minutes. It’s ideal for Easter dinner or for an easy asparagus recipe. Fresh asparagus spears turn out crisp-tender baked in the oven.

Balsamic asparagus on grey plate

Balsamic Asparagus- Foxes Love Lemons

Balsamic Asparagus is a beautiful and delicious recipe that celebrates Spring. With just a handful of ingredients and twenty minutes, you can make a gourmet side dish for a holiday meal or a regular weeknight.

Cheesy asparagus wrapped in a puff pastry on white plate

Cheesy Puff Pastry Wrapped Asparagus– Blackberry Babe

This Cheesy Puff Pastry Wrapped Asparagus is a wonderful side dish or great appetizer! This tasty recipe uses just 6 ingredients, including fresh asparagus.

Roasted carrots and asparagus on white platter

Roasted Carrots and Asparagus– Peel with Zeal

This roasted carrots and asparagus recipe is an easy side dish to take you from winter to spring. Perfect for dinner, lunch, or even a light dinner party.

Carrots and parsnips on white plate

Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips-Living Lou

An easy side dish that comes together in under 40 minutes, this honey-roasted carrots and parsnips recipe is the perfect side dish for chicken, beef, or pork. Flavored with a glaze made with honey, butter, and fresh rosemary.

Roasted carrots with pecans on white dish

Roasted Carrots with Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese- Inspired by Charm

These Roasted Carrots with Candied Pecan and Goat Cheese are a delicious and flavorful side dish for any holiday meal.

Candied sliced carrots in white dish

Candied Carrots– Dancing Through the Rain

These Candied Carrots are one of the easiest recipes to make! A sweet and savory dish with only 3 ingredients, this is the perfect side dish for Easter!

Carrot casserole with stuffing on white square plate

Carrot Casserole- Food Meanderings

This delicious Carrot Casserole is really 2 dishes in one! It combines carrots and stuffing for a simple, quick, unique side dish. It’s the perfect side for Easter dinner or any holiday dinner.

Multi-colored carrots in honey glaze sauce in white dish

Honey Glazed Carrots– The Forked Spoon

Honey Glazed Carrots are the perfect holiday and dinnertime side dish. Super easy to make and incredibly delicious, they’re a perfect combination of sweet and savory and made with a handful of simple ingredients.

Brussels sprouts and pancetta in tan bowl

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta– Christina’s Cucina

The easiest Brussels sprouts recipe is also the most delicious, and oh, so easy to make!

Brussels sprouts on white plate

Candied Maple Balsamic Brussel Sprouts- The Feathered Nester

This recipe for Candied Maple Balsamic Brussel Sprouts is a perfect Easter side dish. The Brussels sprouts are roasted until crispy, then coated in a sweet and tangy maple balsamic glaze, creating a delicious and indulgent vegetable dish.

Corn casserole with corn and corn bread on white plate

Corn Casserole-Fantabulosity

This corn casserole is so simple and uses just a few ingredients! A recipe that has become an Easter staple.

corn pudding without jiffy mix on a white plate with fork

Homemade Corn Pudding– The Fresh Cooky

This recipe “flies off the shelves” every Easter, Creamy Corn Casserole without Jiffy is a winner for everyone!

More Easter Side Dish Recipes to Try

We can’t forget about the macaroni and cheese, deviled eggs and rolls. From adorable bunny rolls to hot cross buns, these delicious sides are a must for Easter.

Homemade macaroni and cheese for Easter

Southern Baked Mac and Cheese– Chenée Today

Try these easy and creamy old-fashioned baked mac and cheese recipe. It would be the perfect side dish for your Easter dinner.

deviled eggs with bacon on top

Deviled Eggs with Bacon– Bensa Bacon Lovers Society

These Ultimate Deviled Eggs with Bacon are the tastiest Easter side dish that everyone loves. Perfectly hard-cooked eggs are stuffed with a creamy filling and topped with savory, crispy bacon.

Bunny shaped rolls on wire rack

Bunny Rolls-Amanda’s Cookin’

Bunny rolls baked to a golden brown and enjoyed warm and steamy with a pat of butter. Can you think of a cuter recipe to incorporate into your Easter dinner?

Hot cross buns for Easter

Hot Cross Buns– Princess Pinky Girl

This easy-to-make homemade Hot Cross Buns recipe has simple steps to proof your dough, pipe the crosses, bake the bread, and top them with a sweet, sticky glaze. These fluffy rolls are filled with warm spices and studded with raisins–delicious!

fluffy rolls in basket

Fluffy Dinner Rolls– I Heart Eating

This homemade dinner roll recipe makes the best soft and fluffy dinner rolls! These old-fashioned rolls are easy enough for beginners to make.

Air Fryer Easter Side Dishes

I love my air fryer, so I couldn’t help adding in a few air fryer side dish recipes that would be perfect for your holiday meal.

Asparagus cooked in air fryer

Air Fryer Asparagus– Simply Scrumptious

This Air Fryer Asparagus is slightly crisp on the outside and tender (but never mushy) on the inside, making it the perfect texture. It’s seasoned to perfection and full of flavor.

Air Fryer Parmesan and Dill Carrots on white plate

Air Fryer Carrots with Parmesan and Dill– A Grateful Meal

The Air Fryer Carrots are perfectly roasted in the air fryer and seasoned with parmesan cheese and fresh dill for added flavor.

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