10 Easy Easter Side Dishes

With simple recipes and fresh ingredients, these side dishes will not only add color to your table, but also delight your guests. 

roasted rainbow carrots

Rainbow Roasted Carrots

These vibrant root vegetables not only elevate the aesthetics of any dish but also pack a punch of sweet, earthy goodness. Roasting carrots enhances their natural sweetness while imparting a caramelized exterior and a tender interior. All you need is a baking sheet, some olive oil, a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and of course, a colorful assortment of rainbow carrots.

Scalloped potatoes au gratin baked until golden brown & bubbly

Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

With layers of tender potatoes enveloped in a velvety cheese sauce, Scalloped Potato Au Gratin is a classic comfort food that never fails to delight. Make ahead and bake until golden brown and bubbly!

French Beans on a platter with toasted hazelnuts and Dill garnish

Ina's Haricot Verts with Hazelnuts & Dill

Impress your guests with this easy yet sophisticated twist on the classic green bean side dish. A perfect dish for a beginner cook!

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Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Stay ahead of the game (and the mashed potato mess) by making these fluffy, classic mashed potatoes ahead of time. 

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Infused with fresh lemon, loads of parmesan, and toasted nuts, this parmesan roasted broccoli recipe is in a league of its own.

Crispy Roasted Potatoes from Once Upon a Chef

Jenn Segal’s Roasted Potatoes go perfectly with any main dish and come out crispy every time. A truly classic side dish. 

Giada's Stuffed Mushrooms

Savory stuffed mushrooms are a “must have” at our holiday table! I like this recipe from Giada De Laurentiis because the mushrooms are generously stuffed with breadcrumbs, cheese and fresh herbs!

Michael Symon's sweet peas and savory pancetta with sliced onions in a bowl

Peas & Pancetta

Michael Symon’s sweet peas and savory pancetta is the perfect Easter side dish. The richness of crispy pancetta perfectly complements the freshness of tender peas, creating a symphony of spring flavors. 

Mac & Cheese

Life is better when Mac & Cheese is in it so why not add it to your Easter table! This recipe can be made in advance and baked until decadent perfection!

Stuffed brussel sprouts with parmesan and herbs on an appetizer plate

Stuffed Brussel Sprouts

Wow the crowd with these cored out Brussel sprouts that are stuffed with a blend of garlic, breadcrumbs, herbs, ricotta cheese, and parmesan cheese then baked to golden perfection for a savory, elegant appetizer or side dish.