21 Side Dish Recipes for Easter

Springtime in the air means Easter is nearing, and that means lots of food to prepare for. Everyone normally focuses on the main course, whether that’s ham, turkey or a meatless substitute, all energy is usually spent on that course. For us, we prefer to spend our time and energy on the good stuff, the side dishes! This is the part of every Easter meal that really stands out; in color, taste, and variety. Plus, it adds options for your guests that are picky or follow a specific diet. The hard part is picking through the 15 million dishes that pop up when searching “Easter recipes” on Pinterest! Not to worry, these 21 side dish recipes for Easter brings all the recipes you could want into one place.

Here’s what to include:

One or two heavy dishes (potatoes, casseroles, etc)

A handful of light dishes (salads, platters, coleslaws)

A snacking/crudité board

Make sure these dishes have light, fun, aesthetically pleasing colors. The colors that really scream springtime are white, green, yellow, pink anything that makes you think FRESH! How to do that? Loads of fresh fruits and veggies. Tossed fruit salads, crudité platters, roasted vegetables, avocado deviled eggs, the list goes on! These sides will be sure to be the first dishes gone at your Easter gatherings. Wondering what’s in season right now to look for at the grocery store? Here’s our guide to all things in season for the month of April for your grocery trip!

season guide


fruit salad, tropical salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

The Best Ever Fruit Salad

beet recipe, potato salad, beets

Beet and Potato Salad

Shaved Vegetable Salad

quinoa recipes

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

Strawberry Feta Balsamic Salad

citrus recipe, avocado recipe

Citrus and Avocado Salad

Melon and Pineapple Fruit Salad

Spicy Asian Slaw Salad

Pixie Tangerine and Baby Red Beet Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette 


fioretto recipes

Fioretto Roasted with Hollandaise Sauce

Perfectly Seasoned Roasted Potatoes

veggie tart, spiral veggie

Spiral Veggie Tart

Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce and Crispy Onions

roasted veggie recipe, roasted vegetables

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

Baby Dutch Yellow® Potatoes with Hatch Vinaigrette 

healthy coleslaw, coleslaw recipes

Creamy Coleslaw

Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots

mushroom recipe, mushroom side dish

Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Balsamic Vinegar 

Springtime Greens, Artichoke and Leek Filo Pie

Roasted Enjoya Pepper Roulade