Browse these traditional Easter recipes for ham, lamb, and chicken to find the perfect main dish for your Easter dinner.
Celebrate Easter this year with a traditional Easter dinner of ham, lamb, or chicken. We have a wide range of Easter recipes
from more casual options like the Lexington-Style Grilled Chicken all the way to an elegant Dijon Rack of Lamb. So set your
table and serve up one of these Easter recipes for your family.
Round out your Easter meals with our complete Easter menus, sides, and desserts.
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Plum preserves spiked with fresh citrus, ginger, and crushed red pepper update the traditional Easter ham. Garnish with tropical
fruits like kiwi and pineapple for a fresh look.
A honey-curry glaze elevates this lamb to a whole new level. Roasted grapes and cranberries add a festive and tasty touch
to this impressive meal.
Aromatic apples and vegetables infuse Garlic-Herb Roasted Chicken with amazing flavor. After baking, the unpeeled shallots
slip easily from their papery skins adding a tasty side note to the sliced chicken.
Rub a lamb roast with lemon, oregano, salt and pepper; place garlic cloves around the roast; and drizzle with olive oil. Once
cooked, garnish with roasted garlic cloves, baby carrots, radishes, and lettuce leaves.
The inspiration for the marinade on this grilled chicken comes from Carolina-style barbecue sauce, which is a spicy, vinegar-based
sauce. Be sure to marinate at least 2 hours or as long as overnight to get the most flavor from the marinade for your Easter
Dijon mustard and focaccia breadcrumbs make the crust for this impressive, yet easy, rack of lamb. Serve this to your family
for your Easter dinner.
Perfectly roasted chickens bake vertically over opened cans of ginger ale. In the hot oven, the ginger ale steams, keeping
the chicken moist. This easy roasting method allows fat to drip through and around the chickens, giving them a rich roasted
flavor and beautiful golden brown color.
This citrus-glazed ham is sure to please your family this Easter. Let it stand for 15 minutes when it comes out of the oven
so the juices have time to settle.
The lamb chops are simply seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper, but the over-the-top flavor comes from the lemon mayonnaise
topping and the sprinkling of parsley, garlic, and orange rind.
Rack of lamb is actually pretty simple if you remember three main points: