60+ Favorite Easter Side Dishes to Complete Your Holiday Dinner
Recipe: Potato Hash
"The potato hash reminds me of the classic hash browns Mom used to make for breakfast." - Chef John Hall
Potatoes, onions, and bell pepper make one delicious hash. The potatoes will start in the oven and finish cooking in a pan along with the other veggies. Don't skimp when it comes to mixing up our crème fraîche sauce—drizzle on top and serve on the side for one satisfying finish. Pair potato hash with our Braised Lamb shank.
Creamy Spring Pasta Bake
Recipe: Creamy Spring Pasta Bake
Baked pasta gets a spring spin with baby sweet peas and ham. We love the crunchy, savory topping made with croutons and Parmesan cheese.
Mini Cheese Grits Casseroles
Recipe: Mini Cheese Grits Casseroles
Whether you make these as individuals or in a big casserole dish, everyone will be asking for more.
Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Salad
This is a beautiful recipe for the fresh rhubarb you find at the farmers' market.
Neiman Marcus Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
Cheddar cheese biscuits are the perfect addition to an Easter menu.
Warm Asparagus, Radish, and New Potato Salad with Herb Dressing
This tangy herb dressing can be made up to a week in advance for easy, day-of prep.
Easy Three-Seed Pan Rolls
Recipe: Easy Three-Seed Pan Rolls
These rolls start with frozen bread dough but taste as if they're made from scratch—perfect for no-fuss entertaining. You'll get a spectacular look and big flavor while saving time.
Classic Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Classic Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs never go out of style, and this recipe for Classic Deviled Eggs is one that every Southern cook should master.
Garden Potato Salad
Recipe: Garden Potato Salad
New potatoes are baby spring potatoes with beautifully thin skins. We love how red-skinned potatoes contrast with vibrant green peas and herbs, but you can use any kind of potato you like.
Roasted Beets, Carrots, and Sweet Onions
Springtime is the right time for finding sweet baby beets and carrots in the market. Look for small, firm beets and slender carrots with their bright, feathery greens still attached--a sign of freshness.
Hot Potato Salad
Recipe: Hot Potato Salad
Our Test Kitchen Director's grandmother, Jackie Freeman, has been making this genius recipe for decades. It's the perfect marriage of potato salad with a bubbly, cheesy gratin.
Classic Sweet Potato Casserole
Recipe: Classic Sweet Potato Casserole
This mouthwatering Easter side dish will satisfy lovers of crunchy pecans and cornflakes as well as marshmallows.
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Golden Macaroni and Cheese
Recipe: Golden Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese is a must-have at any traditional Southern family table. Try this 5-star version that has just 8 ingredients and is a snap to prepare.
Recipe: Pineapple Casserole
If you’ve never had this quirky Southern casserole, don’t knock it until you try it.
Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls
Recipe: Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls
The best part about these tender rolls is in the name—you can make them ahead of time!
Recipe: Deviled Potatoes
With individual servings, you know everyone will get the same amount instead of scooping their own serving size out of a casserole dish.
Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Recipe: Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
A variety of carrot colors makes for pretty presentation in this delicious side.
Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese
Recipe: Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese
When there’s macaroni and cheese on the table, you know there’s one dish even the pickiest eaters will love.
Recipe: Oven-Roasted Asparagus
It doesn’t get more simple than this 10-minute side dish you can throw together right before the meal.
Country Ham Hash
Recipe: Country Ham Hash
If your family gathers at brunch, this hearty hash will be eaten right up.
Tee’s Corn Pudding
Recipe: Tee’s Corn Pudding
This is our most popular corn pudding recipe of all time, and for good reason.
Shaved Carrot, Asparagus, and Apple Salad
This pretty, colorful salad is a light and fresh addition to your Easter table.
Cheesy Grits Soufflé
Recipe: Cheesy Grits Soufflé
Cheese grits always have a place on our table.
Old-School Green Bean Casserole
Recipe: Old-School Green Bean Casserole
It wouldn’t be a holiday in the South without green bean casserole on the sideboard.
Bitter Greens Salad with Lemon and Pecorino
In a hefty holiday lineup of cheesy casseroles and decadent main dishes, freshen up with a light green salad to start.
Classic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes
Cheesy and creamy potatoes pair deliciously with your Easter ham.
Deviled Egg Salad and Asparagus Tartines
This fresh, seasonal take on finger sandwiches will look beautiful in your Easter lineup.
Broccoli Cheese Casserole
Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Casserole
Eating your veggies has never been easier than with this cheesy casserole.
Radishes in Warm Herb Butter
Recipe: Radishes in Warm Herb Butter
A bright mix of three kinds of radishes makes for a gorgeous spring side.
Recipe: Resurrection Rolls
These sweet rolls are a fun way for the kids to get involved with cooking this Easter.
Grilled Asparagus with Bacon and Mushrooms
Has any recipe ever tasted worse because you added bacon? We think not.
Recipe: Potato-Bacon Hash
You only need a handful of ingredients to throw together a colorful hash that’s perfect for Easter brunch.
Gingery Carrots with Pistachios and Coconut-Buttermilk Sauce
Chef Cheetie Kumar of Garland restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a master at blending Southern and Indian flavors for beautiful and delicious recipes like this one.
Recipe: Creamed Spinach
Butter, cream, and Parmesan cheese make for the dreamiest spinach side you’ve ever had.
Au Gratin Potato Casserole
Recipe: Au Gratin Potato Casserole
This easy casserole starts with a bag of frozen hash browns.