Is there really such a thing as a traditional Easter recipe? While Thanksgiving and Christmas have their usual dishes to go with the holiday, Easter recipes tend to be a bit up in the air. Easter food traditions are usually an “anything goes” kind of policy, and households around the world make the dishes that bring them the most joy for a joyous occasion.
So for our list of Easter recipes, we turned to some of our classics that match some of those ancient biblical stories, simply for the fun of it. And of course, lots of egg recipes, because what else are you going to do with all of those eggs from the Easter bunny?
Here are a few Easter recipes you can make this year, even if you’re stuck celebrating the day at home. And once you master these, try out any of these 100 Easiest Recipes You Can Make.
Jesus used two fish and five loaves and fed a multitude of people, so to commemorate the miracle, enjoy this dish of crispy cod and sweet potato fries.
Get our recipe for Crispy Cod with Sweet Potato Fries.
While there aren’t many Easter recipes that are staples, making a quiche always feels like an easy go-to for Easter brunch. Make individual quiches for the family with this mini muffin-tin recipe.
Get our recipe for Muffin-Tin Quiches.
The life and death of Jesus were spent in the Mediterranean, so why not be a bit on-brand for the occasion and make a Mediterranean breakfast burrata platter?
Get our recipe for a Mediterranean Breakfast Burrata Platter.
A steaming plate of flapjacks sounds exactly like something we would enjoy for Easter brunch, especially when topped with fresh berries and lots of maple syrup.
Get our recipe for Flaxseed Buttermilk Pancakes.
Enjoy a snack with that Easter cocktail before dinner thanks to these sweet and sour crispy cauliflower bites! Made in your favorite appliance—the air fryer.
Get our recipe for Sweet and Sour Crispy Cauliflower Bites.
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Meatloaf is pretty easy to throw together for the family, so why not make it a bit fancier for Easter dinner? These mini meatloaves are the perfect portion, too!
Get our recipe for Cheesy Turkey Meatloaf Muffins.
Is it weird to eat lamb on Easter when Jesus was the lamb of God? Given that lamb is pretty common meat to be eaten on Easter, we think not. These lamb chops and cauliflower mash are great for an easy (and fancy) Easter dinner at home.
Get our recipe for Lamb Chops and Cauliflower Mash.
Getting sick of cooking potatoes the same way? These Hasselbeck potato bites are great as a snack, or even as a side with your Easter dinner.
Get our recipe for Baby Hasselback Potato Bites.
Keep it light on the carbs with Easter dinner and make a side of cauliflower “mac” and cheese in your Instant Pot!
Get our recipe for Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese.
Start your Easter dinner off with a bowl of comforting broccoli cheddar soup! Makes enough servings so you can easily enjoy it for lunches a few days post Easter.
Get our recipe for Broccoli Cheddar Soup.
Looking for some comforting casseroles to go with dinner? This kale tots casserole is completely plant-based!
Get our recipe for Plant-Based Lentil and Kale Tots Casserole.
Another quiche for your Easter festivities! Enjoy this quiche for breakfast with coffee, brunch with a mimosa, or even with a glass of red wine for dinner. Quiches are really that versatile.
Get our recipe for Spinach and Ham Quiche.
For a quick snack or appetizer on Easter, throw together these easy avocado crispbreads! Sprinkled with seasonings and crispy radish slices.
Get our recipe for Avocado Crispbreads.
Get fancy with Easter brunch by making these baked eggs with cream, cheese, and of course, bacon.
Get our recipe for Eggs Baked in Cream.
Serve an appetizer before dinner with these easy low-carb everything cream cheese cucumbers.
Get our recipe for Everything Cream Cheese Cucumbers.
This arugula and grapefruit salad is the perfect salad to go with brunch or dinner.
Get our recipe for Arugula and Grapefruit Salad.
Get festive on Easter morning and attempt to make homemade donuts! You can even make these with all kinds of toppings, but colorful sprinkles are our favorite.
Get our recipe for Donuts.
For something to snack on during that afternoon lull, this pistachio and cranberry cheese ball will satisfy your craving for queso, but will save you a lot of calories in the end.
Get our recipe for a Pistachio and Cranberry Cheese Ball.
Another delicious way to make lamb! topped with creamy tzatziki and grilled vegetables, it’s the kind of decadent meal you want to eat to celebrate a festive holiday.
Get our recipe for Lamb Chops with Tzatziki.
Can a holiday really be a holiday without cookies? We love to throw together these peanut butter blossoms for any kind of occasion—holiday or not!
Get our recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies.
With warmer weather comes cravings for colorful fruits and vegetables, and this fruit pizza delivers on that craving! Made with a healthy whole-wheat cookie crust and cream cheese frosting, this fruit pizza is the perfect light dessert after a decadent Easter dinner.
Get our recipe for Fruit Pizza.
Serving a crowd at home? Prep a big pot of Italian meatballs in your crock-pot and serve them with spaghetti or even zucchini noodles for an easy Easter dinner.
Get our recipe for Italian Meatballs.
Pumpkin doesn’t have to just be enjoyed in the fall, you know. This bright-colored flatbread is a great snack, or can even be enjoyed with your plethora of Easter brunch items!
Get our recipe for Pumpkin Marinara Pizza.
This frittata is stuffed with herbs and vegetables, and makes us excited for warm, spring days ahead.
Get our recipe for a Frittata.
Did the Easter bunny not bring enough chocolate this year? Make your own dark chocolate-covered almond clusters for a healthy way to satisfy that sweet tooth.
Get our recipe for Dark Chocolate-Covered Almond Clusters.
Have some fruit in the fridge that needs to be used up? This fruit and cream tart recipe can be made multiple ways!
Get our recipe for a Fruit and Cream Tart.
For a light salad to go with your Easter dinner, this warm Brussels sprouts salad is served with pickled red onions and crispy bacon.
Get our recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad.
“Dreamy” and “heavenly” are words that remind us of Easter morning, which is why enjoying orange dream cream puffs sounds like the perfect sweet treat for dessert! Or breakfast, we won’t judge.
Get our recipe for Orange Dream Cream Puffs.
If you love coffee, then this mocha tart is exactly what you’re going to want to indulge in for Easter dessert.
Get our recipe for a Mocha Tart.
Let the slow cooker do all of the cooking for you this Easter with this maple balsamic chicken recipe! It tastes as good as it looks, and will have a warm, comforting meal on the table for dinner with almost no effort on your end.
Get our recipe for Maple-Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables.
Easter is a celebration, so go all out! This grilled steak is served with a decadent red wine sauce and potato wedges, because why not enjoy yourself?
Get our recipe for Grilled Steak with Red Wine Butter.
Spring means asparagus season, so we’re going to be enjoying all of our favorite asparagus dishes while we can—especially on Easter!
Get our recipe for Roasted Parmesan Asparagus.
Fudgy brownies certainly are our favorite, but to spruce up our usual take on brownies, we get fancy by adding some raspberries to them.
Get our recipe for Fudgy Raspberry Brownies.
Thanks to the handy-dandy muffin tin, there are a lot of easy meals you can make for your Easter brunch festivities—like these teeny tiny tamale pies!
Get our recipe for Teeny Tiny Tamale Pies.
More egg recipes for Easter? Absolutely! This smoked salmon and Boursin cheese frittata is a unique twist to a brunch favorite.
Get our recipe for Smoked Salmon and Boursin Cheese Frittata.
Jesus said he is the good shepherd, so, let’s make shepherd’s pie! This BBQ pork shepherd’s pie continues to be one of our favorite Easter recipes to make.
Get our recipe for BBQ Pork Shepherd’s Pie.
Easter sounds like the perfect time to slow cook a beer brisket, especially one as juicy as this.
Get our recipe for Beer Brisket.
Holidays call for fancy meals, and there’s nothing fancier (or easier!) than this pork loin porchetta-style. Made with white beans and sauteed spinach for a well-rounded meal.
Get our recipe for Pork Loin Porchetta-Style.
Have a can of artichokes in the pantry you need to use up? This artichoke feta quiche is a great way to use those up!
Get our recipe for Artichoke Feta Quiche.
Turkey doesn’t have to just be for Thanksgiving, you know! Enjoy a roasted turkey in just 90 minutes (yes, really!), paired with this delectable orange-cranberry relish.
Get our recipe for Roasted Turkey with Orange-Cranberry Relish.
Need an easy side with all of these savory dinner dishes? These southern-style biscuits are great for sopping up any meat juices, or even great with scrambled eggs. Plus, they’re perfect for breaking bread. Get it?
Get our recipe for Southern-Style Biscuits.
For a lighter spring dessert that feels sweet and satisfying, this apple cranberry crisp should be your new go-to. The apples and cranberries pair together nicely.
Get our recipe for Apple-Cranberry Crisp.
Another easy slow cooker meal you can throw together for Easter dinner! Enjoy a bowl of comforting turkey cassoulet will definitely be a winner with the family this Easter Sunday.
Get our recipe for Turkey Cassoulet.
Your list of Easter recipes should include a few small bites for some appetizers. Enjoy a snack before dinner with these teriyaki scallops, wrapped in your favorite food—bacon!
Get our recipe for Teriyaki Scallops Wrapped in Bacon.
Can a salad actually be this beautiful? Yes, really! Enjoy this sweet and savory salad before dinner, or a light lunch after a hearty Easter breakfast.
Get our recipe for Fig, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Salad.
Why snack on something unhealthy before your meal when you can indulge in something like this? Dip warm pita in this bowl of warm, cheesy vegetables for a satisfying snack before dinner.
Get our recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip.
Duck just feels like something you should indulge in during a celebration. Our duck breast recipe makes cooking this meat much easier than you think.
Get our recipe for Duck Breast.
If you’re not a fan of turkey but are still in the mood for roasting a meal, this herb roast chicken makes cooking dinner for a holiday a complete breeze.
Get our recipe for Herb Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables.