Quick & Easy Easter Recipes

Our easy and quick recipes will make your Easter dinner or brunch a breeze. Find menu inspiration from salads to desserts.

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27 Quick and Easy Appetizers That Make Entertaining a Breeze

From classy three-ingredient canapés for a cocktail party to lightning-fast dips for game day, we're sharing a selection of super-easy appetizers guaranteed to get any party started.
By Rebecca Morris

20 Easy Breakfast Casseroles Ideal for Brunch and Beyond

Whether you're prepping brunch for a group or cooking ahead for breakfasts for the work week, it's time to make friends with these large-format starts to the day.
By Frances Kim

Eggs Goldenrod

Hard-boiled eggs are paired with creamy white gravy and buttered toast in this old-school Southern dish. It's just the thing for Easter breakfast.

Lemony White-Bean Hummus

Rating: 3.5 stars 44
Serve this hummus with raw carrots and sugar snap peas -- or whatever delicious crudites you prefer.

Strawberries with Sweetened Sour Cream

This quick and easy treat is ideal for a warm summer night.

Asparagus with Breadcrumbs and Parmesan

Rating: 3 stars 73
Celebrate springtime with this easy vegetable side dish.

Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze

Rating: 3.5 stars 320
Glaze salmon with a sweet-and-tart mixture of brown sugar, red-wine vinegar, and shallots that brightens the rich fish for a quick and delicious springtime-inspired meal.

Roasted Asparagus with Lemony Breadcrumbs

Rating: 3.5 stars 151
Roasting asparagus at a high temperature concentrates its flavor and guarantees a tender—but not mushy—texture. To ensure crunchy crumbs, sprinkle them on just before serving.

Shaved Radish, Fennel, and Parmesan Salad

Enjoy this crisp, refreshing slaw on its own or pair it with a hearty main. The mellow flavor of raw fennel balances the radishes' spicy bite. Nutty Parmesan brings it all together.

Balsamic Red Onions

Rating: 5 stars 1
Balsamic vinegar takes on a sweetness that makes it the perfect glaze for red onion slices.

Egg Noodles with Asparagus and Grated Egg Yolks

Crisp-tender asparagus, bright lemon zest and juice, rich mascarpone, and salty Pecorino Romano make a sensational sauce for this one-pot pasta dish. Grated hard-cooked egg yolks add extra oomph.

Buttered Snap Peas and Carrots

Rating: 3 stars 25
Serve this colorful side with our Apricot-Bourbon Glazed Ham as part of your Easter feast -- or any sunny spring celebration.

Inspiration and Ideas

Linguine with Asparagus and Egg
Rating: Unrated 99
Ribbons of pasta and seasonal asparagus are topped with a poached egg in this simple vegetarian supper.
Pea and Asparagus Salad

Instead of making ribbons, thinly slice your asparagus on a strong bias -- this gives the raw vegetable a crisp-tender bite, and it isn't as stringy.