50+ Traditional Easter Dinner Menu Ideas

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Entire meal plan of Easter dinner menu ideas, filled with delicious appetizers, main dishes, sides, and breads, along with simple and festive hosting ideas.

I really enjoyed putting together this collection of Easter dinner recipes for a traditional Easter dinner. If you're not quite sure what to make for Easter dinner, I've got ya covered with over 50 recipes.

Our traditional Easter menu favorite is a good spiral cut ham in the oven, along with mashed potatoes, ham gravy, the most delicious corn casserole (with bacon), green beans with hamburger and onion, and of course, Grandma's bread rolls.


We've always thought of ham as being associated with Easter because it's what we've always had, even growing up. However, traditional Easter dinner ideas include so much more.

  • Ham
  • Rack of lamb
  • Leg of lamb
  • Lamb shanks
  • Roasted chicken
  • Roast beef
  • Pork roast
  • Salmon

Yup, even roast beef, pork roast, and salmon can be part of a traditional Easter feast. I guess it just depends what your family loves to eat and what traditions have been passed down through the generations.


My friend Linda, who blogs over at Life on Summerhill, has so many wonderful ideas for hosting and home decor. Beautiful ideas she gives for Easter tablescapes inspire much creativity when it comes to setting the table for family and friends.

Not to mention all of her wonderful ideas for putting up Easter home decorations, as well. From the centerpiece to festive garland ideas and table settings, you're sure to find loads of ideas for your own Easter celebration.

Whew! I don't know 'bout you, but I'm ready for all the Easter food! And if it's desserts you're looking for, stay tuned, as I'll be sharing a very scrumptious collection of Easter desserts very, very soon.

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50+ Traditional Easter Dinner Menu Ideas

Entire meal plan of Easter dinner menu ideas, filled with delicious appetizers, main dishes, sides, and drinks, along with simple and festive hosting ideas.


No get together or family gathering would be complete without an assortment of finger licking appetizers to whet the appetite.


Traditional Easter main dish recipes, including ham, lamb, beef, and pork.

Side Dishes

All the Easter sides you'll ever need for a traditional Easter dinner that will fill bellies and warm hearts.


Bread rolls are a must have with any Easter spread. When wondering what to make for Easter lunch, definitely add dinner rolls to the menu.

If you love these recipes as much as I do, please help me share to Pinterest!

traditional Easter dinner recipes, including rack of lamb, rainbow carrots, mashed potatoes, and pineapple honey glazed ham

2 thoughts on “50+ Traditional Easter Dinner Menu Ideas”

  1. Mel this is a fabulous post. I cannot wait to share it with my family and friends. All the yummy Easter recipes in one spot. And thank you for including my spring/Easter decor ideas. I hope everyone who reads this post has an Easter that turns out beautiful and delicious!


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