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Easter Dinner Ideas

March 29, 2021Teresa

Here are some 60 scrumptious Easter Dinner Ideas for your holiday table. You can pick and choose from each category especially if you’re in need of ideas for the big day. There are so many fantastic recipes here. Some are quick and easy, others take more preparation time. Some must be prepared a day in advance. But regardless of what you choose, you are sure to please even the most finicky eater with these tasty dishes.

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If you’re looking to prepare the whole meal or just one item, you have plenty to choose from. Many of these side dishes can be prepared up to baking the day before hand. Just bake on Easter day. Allow a little extra baking time if the dish goes into the oven cold. Most of the desserts can be made a day in advance as well. Enjoy your Easter holiday!

60 SCRUMPTIOUS EASTER DINNER IDEAS

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Entrees: Chicken

All-in-One Chicken Supper

All-In-One Chicken Supper | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is a delicious “all in one” meal. If you’re short on time, this is a terrific way to enjoy Easter dinner. Toss everything in the pan and then bake in the oven until done. Super easy but so delicious.

Baked Chicken Bruschetta

Baked Chicken Bruschetta | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This elegant entree uses only a handful of ingredients and is very simple to whip up. It pairs well with almost any side dish.

Baked Italian Chicken and Potatoes with Herb Vinaigrette

Baked Italian Chicken and Potatoes with Herb Vinaigrette | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is another sheet pan type dinner with potatoes and tomatoes as the veggies. It’s absolutely sensational. You can use boneless chicken breasts, thighs or bone-in chicken.

Chicken and Yellow Rice

Chicken and Yellow Rice | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is one of our favorite ways to eat chicken and it’s also incredibly easy to whip up. While I usually use boneless chicken breasts, it can be made with boneless thighs as well.

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This dish is amazing. The flavors are fantastic and just a sumptuous way to enjoy chicken.

Parmesan Chicken Bake

Parmesan Chicken Bake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is my favorite chicken recipe hands down. I’ve made it more than any other recipe in my repertoire.

Roasted Chicken with Rosemary

Roasted Chicken with Rosemary | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is also another favorite. It’s particularly good for company as it delights the palate of everyone. It’s also gluten free if you need a gluten free recipe.

Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes

Roasted Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This sheet pan style meal is also very succulent. The flavors work so well. It’s also an easy main dish if you have a lot of other things to put together.

Rosemary-Garlic Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

Rosemary-Garlic Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This tasty main dish includes sweet potatoes and green beans. It’s a full course in itself.

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Entrees: Pork

Apricot Glazed Ham

Apricot Glazed Ham | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is our favorite way to prepare. It’s really excellent for company because it makes so many servings. The leftovers are wonderful for soups or casseroles.

Au Gratin Pork Chops

Au Gratin Pork Chops | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is another one-dish meal with potatoes and green beans. So easy to prepare. Thin pork chops work better than thick ones for this recipe.

Baked Ribs with Sauerkraut

Baked Ribs and Sauerkraut | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Absolutely one of my favorite ways to enjoy pork ribs. The combination of apples and sauerkraut is awesome.

Parmesan Pork Chops

Parmesan Pork Chops | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is such an easy way to prepare pork chops. You can have this recipe oven ready in five minutes!

Pork Roast with Sauerkraut

Pork Roast with Sauerkraut | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is my Mom’s old-fashioned recipe for making a pork roast.

Ranch Pork Chops

Ranch Pork Chops | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This easy recipe is made by combining the sauce ingredients and pouring over top before baking. Chili sauce and ranch dressing mix make an unbeatable flavor combination.

Texas BBQ Ribs

Texas BBQ Ribs | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Another of my Mom’s great recipes. This is our favorite way to make BBQ ribs.

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Entrees: Pasta

Baked Ravioli

Baked Ravioli | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This recipe is so tasty. It’s a meatless recipe using cheese ravioli.

Cheesy Tortellini with Veggies

Cheesy Tortellini with Veggies | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This delicious recipe uses ground beef and LOTS of cheese. Everyone will want seconds of this amazing entree.

Chicken Penne Casserole

Chicken Penne Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Enjoy a lighter pasta version made with chicken instead of beef. Everyone will enjoy this entree.

Chicken Stroganoff

Chicken Stroganoff | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Enjoy stroganoff made with chunks of chicken instead of beef!

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is our favorite Chicken Tetrazzini recipe. It’s so wonderful you won’t be able to stay out of it!

Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells

Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

These pesto-flavored shells are utterly delightful. Even your children will enjoy these!

Stuffed Shells Florentine

Stuffed Shells Florentine | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Here’s another meatless version if you want to avoid meat at your table.

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Side Dishes: Broccoli

Broccoli Au Gratin

Broccoli Au Gratin | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Easy four-ingredient recipe can be whipped up in a jiffy.

Broccoli Cheese Squares

Broccoli Cheese Squares | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This cheesy dish will knock your socks off!

Side Dishes: Carrots

Carrot Casserole

Carrot Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

One of our favorite Carrot Casserole recipes and always well received by everyone who samples it.

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This was the first recipe I ever collected using carrots. We’ve enjoyed it for over 40 years!

Side Dishes: Cauliflower

Creamy Cauliflower Casserole

Creamy Cauliflower Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This is so mouthwatering and delicious. Enjoy cauliflower a whole new way with this tasty recipe.

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

If you’re looking for a healthy, easy, gluten free and vegan recipe, this is it!

Side Dishes: Corn

Baked Corn

Baked Corn | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This has been on our holiday menu more times than I can count!

Creamy Sweet Corn

Creamy Sweet Corn | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Creamy Sweet Corn can be made in about 10 minutes. It’s perfect if you’re making a lot items for Easter dinner.

Shoepeg Corn Dish

Shoepeg Corn Dish | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Add a little spice to your life with this tasty Tex-Mex dish.

Side Dishes: Green Beans

Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole

Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

You can’t get any better than French Fried Onions and Ranch Dressing Mix added to your green beans. Oh, my!

Garlicky Green Beans and Mushrooms

Garlicky Green Beans and Mushrooms | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

For a lighter, healthier, vegan and gluten free version, this one fits the bill.

Side Dishes: Mixed Vegetables

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Cheese

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots & Cheese | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This was one of the first recipes I collected. It uses so few ingredients. And, even as a novice cook, I could make this taste great!

Side Dishes: Potatoes

Cheesy Red Potatoes

Cheesy Red Potatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

These are so incredibly irresistible you’ll want seconds and thirds. They reheat well too.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

My favorite way to eat Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Rich, creamy, delectable.

Pesto Red Potatoes

Pesto Red Potatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This satisfying recipe uses only 3 ingredients. It’s so easy to toss together.

Skinny Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Skinny Stuffed Baked Potatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

My mom always made double stuffed potatoes. My seasoning combination makes it even better!

Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Spiff up your side dishes with this amazing recipe for potatoes. You’ll adore this one.

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Salads:

Best Ever Greek Salad

Best Ever Greek Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Best Greek Salad recipe ever! Hands down. Every time we serve it we get lots of compliments and requests for the recipe.

Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

The combination of flavors and veggies is tantalizing.

Pear Salad with Glazed Walnuts

Pear Salad with Glazed Walnuts | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This salad always goes over big whenever we serve it. And yes, everyone comes back for seconds!

24-Hour Layered Salad

24-Hour Layered Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

The nice thing about this salad is it can be made the day before. It leaves you time to get everything else ready.

Winter Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Winter Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

We make this salad so frequently I don’t even bother with a recipe. It’s always a crowd pleaser.

Breads & Rolls:

Crusty Bread

Crusty Bread | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

You don’t have to knead this easy, 4-ingredient vegan recipe. That makes life so much easier. 🙂

Homemade Crescent Rolls

Homemade Crescent Rolls | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

A friend gave me this recipe years ago. I’ve always liked it because it raises in the refrigerator.

Homemade Dinner Rolls

Homemade Dinner Rolls | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Another super easy recipe without kneading.

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Honey Whole Wheat Bread | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

My mom and I worked this recipe out together in the 80s when my kids were little. When we moved to New England in 1990 they ate this bread exclusively for our first two years there.

Desserts:

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

My Banana Pudding recipe is rich and decadent because it uses caramel sauce in the layers!

Black Forest Dream Dessert

Black Forest Dream Dessert | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This mud pie recipe includes a layer of cherry pie filling! Yum.

Butterfinger Delight

Butterfinger Delight | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This ice cream dessert has a layer of crushed Butterfingers on top. Amazing.

Cherry Berries On A Cloud

Cherry Berries On A Cloud | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This lovely dessert must be made 24 hours in advance so that’s really helpful if you have a lot going on.

Oreo Cookie Dessert

Oreo Cookie Dessert | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

You’re mouth will be drooling over every bite.

Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Mud Pie

Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Mud Pie | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This freezer dessert can also be made ahead. You won’t go home with any leftovers after your company takes a bite of this luscious dessert.

Oreo Cookie Mud Pie

Oreo Cookie Mud Pie | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Oreo Cookies never tasted so lovely as they do in this fabulous dessert.

Peaches and Cream Cheesecake

Peaches and Cream Cheesecake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

This mouthwatering dessert will knock your socks off.

Pina Colada Texas Sheet Cake

Pina Colada Texas Sheet Cake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Pina Colada as cake! Yes, please!

Pineapple Cream Cheese Dessert

Pineapple Cream Cheese Dessert | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Plan to be wowed after one bite of this spectacular dessert.

Snickers Brownie Trifle

Snickers Brownie Trifle | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Brownies and Snickers? Yes, yes, yes!

60 Scrumptious Easter Dinner Ideas | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | Beef up your #Easter dinner menu with some new #recipes! Choose from #entrees, #SideDishes, #Salads, #Breads or #Desserts. #EasterDinnerMenu #Easter #EasterDinner #60ScrumptiousEasterDinnerIdeas

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