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12 Recipes for a Fabulous Easter Dinner

Spring is such a beautiful time of year, and it brings with it some beautifully delicious produce. That means, that it is pretty easy to provide a fabulous easter dinner for your family. Whether you’re serving dinner for 2 or 12, here are 12 recipes to get you on your way to wowing the whole crowd this year. Add these Garden Inspired Recipes to the list and you’ll have enough ideas to last you the entire Spring season!

  • Perfect Roast Chicken 1 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo from Weelicious!

    A whole Roast Chicken is simpler than you might think, and it adds a little something special to any family or holiday gathering, which makes it perfect for Easter Dinner. 

     

  • Balsamic Roasted Carrots 2 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Cravings of a Lunatic!

    Get that second oven shelf working while you're roasting your chicken and make some Balsamic Roasted Carrots. This time of year, you can even find adorable baby carrots at your local farmer's market which would be lovely next to your impressive roast chicken! 

     

  • Apricot Glazed Ham 3 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Heather Christo! 

    My family never celebrates Easter without a beautiful glazed ham! This Apricot Glazed Ham is simple, yet full of flavor, and don't you just love the idea of ham and biscuit sandwiches?!

  • Dye-Free Deviled Eggs 4 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Weelicious!

    While you're dyeing your Easter Eggs this year, peel a few, dye the whole peeled egg, and then turn them into colorful deviled eggs to add some festive color to your dinner table! 

     

  • Lemon Panko Parmesan Asparagus 5 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by What's Gaby Cooking!

    Spring just screams Asparagus, doesn't it? This recipe will have your entire brood screaming, "more please!" 

     

  • Sweet Potato Bunnies 6 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by With Style and Grace!

    Roasted sweet potatoes are super easy to prepare for Easter Dinner. I say, take it one easy step further, and turn them into Easter Bunny Sweet Potatoes! How cute would these look on your dinner table? 

     

  • Braised Rhubarb Chicken 7 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Hola Jalapeño!

    I'm sure you've heard of rhubarb being used in a pie along strawberries before, but did you know that this Spring produce can pull double duty as a savory ingredient, as well? Try out this amazing Braised Rhubarb Chicken for starters! 

     

  • Carrot Ginger Sauce 8 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Weelicious!

    I love to add something unique to all family holiday dinners. This Easter, that unique recipe will be Carrot Ginger Sauce. It is perfect on top of pasta, rice, potatoes, or as a dip for veggies. I would even slather it onto my roasted chicken for some added flavor. 

     

  • Easter Dinner for Two 9 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Simple Bites!

    If you're cooking a smaller Easter Dinner this year, Aimee has the perfect menu for you. Cornish Hens, Fingerling Potatoes, and Asparagus with Mustard Vinaigrette. Now doesn't that just sound lovely? 

     

  • No Bake Mini Cheesecakes 10 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Barbara Bakes!

    Preparing to have everyone over for Easter dinner is a large task, so I love seeing the words "no bake" right in front of my eyes! These No Bake Mini Cheesecakes are the perfect thing to make the night before and won't take you too much time so you can get to relaxing before the big feast! 

     

  • Chocolate Bunny Covered Strawberries 11 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo by Mom's Kitchen Handbook!

    What to do with all those Chocolate Bunnies? Turn them into an edible craft! Get the kids in the kitchen to help you open and melt down their bunnies, then let everyone dip a few strawberries of their own! 

     

  • Flourless Carrot Cake 12 of 12
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    Recipe and Photo from Diethood!

    It just wouldn't be Easter without an awesome Carrot Cake recipe. This one is rather special as it has a creamy mascarpone frosting and is flourless! 

     

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