35 Side Dishes for Easter

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When it comes to preparing a big holiday meal, most people worry about the main course, or the dessert, but with these recipes I’m about to share with you, the side dishes will definitely be the star! Whether you serve ham, fish, lamb or something else, these lovely dishes will be the perfect compliment.

*Be sure to check out the latest version of this list, updated for 2016! 

35 Side Dishes Perfect for Easter

35 Easter Side Dishes

A close up of scalloped potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Close up of green bean casserole

Green Bean Casserole with Bacon

A close up of mashed potatoes

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

A close up of mashed potatoes

Best Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

A bowl of Macaroni Salad

Best Ever Classic Macaroni Salad

Garlic & Rosemary Skillet Bread - So easy to make, no one will know they started as basic frozen dinner rolls!

Garlic & Rosemary Skillet Bread

Summer Fruit Salad - A light and refreshing side dish, snack or even dessert, and the secret ingredient just takes it over the top!

Summer Fruit Salad


Sour Cream Salad

A close up of asparagus with cheese

Stovetop Asparagus in 10 Minutes

A bowl of Pasta Salad

Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad

Easy Deviled Eggs - creamy, simple, delicious recipe. Perfect to bring to a party, everyone loves these!

Easy Deviled Eggs

Need an easy side dish? This bacon brussels sprouts recipe is the way to go! They're fancy enough to serve as a side dish at a party but quick & easy enough to be added in with a weeknight meal.

Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Fruit and Nut Slaw recipe at TidyMom

Fruit and Nut Slaw

Cauliflower Gratin 099 (titled)

Creamy Cauliflower Gratin

A plate of food on a wooden table

Classic Pineapple Casserole

Loaded Scalloped Potatoes | Melanie Makes

Loaded Scalloped Potatoes

Sunburst Spring Vegetable Quiche with Puff Pastry Crust. A beautiful quiche with asparagus, carrots and leeks.

Sunburst Spring Vegetable Quiche

Homemade Green Bean Casserole with Homemade Onions Rings

Green Bean Casserole

Walnut, Grape & Kale Quinoa Salad with White Balsamic Dressing is a salad that is perfect to make ahead and is filled with sweet, savory, nutty grains and greens to keep you healthy and full!

Walnut, Grape and Kale Quinoa Salad

A simple, make ahead quinoa salad filled with tart cranberries, smoked almonds, basil, creamy goat cheese and finished off with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette! #quinoa #salad #glutenfree

Cranberry & Smoked Almond Quinoa Salad

Grandma Lois' Spring Pea Salad-6

Spring Pea Salad

Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Garlic Parmesan Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Dilled Cucumber and Radish Salad: Crisp cucumbers meet crunchy radishes and dill in this refreshing salad! #dill #radishes #cucumber

Dilled Cucumber Radish Salad

Asparagus with Lemon, MInt, and Red Peppers

Asparagus with Lemon, Mint and Red Peppers

A bowl of green beans

French Green Bean Salad

Roasted Red Pepper Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Macaroni and Cheese

Simple Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Simple Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Skinny Zucchini Casserole | giverecipe.com | #zucchini #casserole #vegetarian #summer #skinny

Skinny Zucchini Casserole

Avocado and Egg Potato Salad | giverecipe.com | #potato #avocado

Avocado and Egg Potato Salad

Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cauliflower

Curried Roasted Cauliflower with Coconut Oil

Easy Asparagus with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

Roasted Carrots with Coconut and Cumin

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Glaze

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Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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