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For many, an Easter dinner isn’t an in Easter dinner without a glazed ham at the center of the table. While the roast can surely hold its own, who can argue against having a few great supporting side dishes?
With spring just around the corner, now is especially a great opportunity to showcase seasonal produce, whether it’s asparagus, radishes, or sweet carrots. You also can never go wrong with potatoes, which are almost obligatory next to a holiday roast. We rounded up our favorites Easter side dishes, from roasted asparagus and creamy baked spinach to mashed potatoes and buttery rolls, so you can set a table that brings a smile to everyone’s face.
But First, Some Easter Ham Intel
Simple Spring Veggies
Spring’s most loved vegetables, like asparagus and radishes, don’t need a lot to make them shine — whether they’re simply roasted or sautéed and glazed.
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Mushy Peas Go to Recipe
This quintessential dish typically accompanies fish and chips but that doesn't mean you can't eat it next to ham or any other cooked meat.
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Mandarin Orange Salad Go to Recipe
Bright, leafy greens, juicy orange slices, and little pops of jewel-tones pomegranate seeds are what makes this salad a perfect fruity salad to pair with ham.
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Endive Salad Go to Recipe
Crisp and snappy endive leaves with a light orange vinaigrette, toasted walnuts, and Parmesan cheese.
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The lemon slices that are roasted alongside the asparagus spears sweeten and caramelize in the oven, which means they're completely edible.Go to Recipe
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Brown Butter Radishes
Bathed in warm brown butter, hit with a healthy squeeze of lemon juice, and finished with a loving sprinkle of flaky sea salt, this radish recipe is a stunner of a side dish. Go to Recipe
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Creamy Spinach Bake
This spinach bake is a cross between creamed spinach and a spinach soufflé, and in our opinion it’s the best of both worlds.Go to Recipe
It’s hard to imagine a big Easter meal without a side of potatoes. Whether they’re mashed with cheese, baked in a creamy casserole, or of the sweet potato variety, they’re always a crowd favorite.
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Cheesy Skillet Domino Potatoes
Thin slices of potatoes are doused in a cheese-bolstered cream mixture and baked in a skillet until it becomes a crispy and tender gratin-like dish that everyone will love.Go to Recipe
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Greek Lemon Potatoes
These potatoes boast browned crispy edges and insides so moist they'll melt in your mouth. One surprising ingredient makes them the best you'll ever have. Go to Recipe
A big salad is a welcome addition to any Easter table and is a nice contrast to the ham and other rich side dishes.
Homemade Biscuits and Rolls
Freshly baked biscuits or rolls at the Easter table can make a holiday feel extra special. It also doesn’t hurt that leftovers can be used to make ham sandwiches the next day.
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Milk Bread Buns Go to Recipe
A pillowy loaf of bread is hard to resist, but when turned into cute little individual buns, milk bread buns can perch on a plate full of ham and tasty sides.
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Sky-High Ranch Biscuits
This over-the-top recipe is designed for the ranch obsessed, boasting a ranch dressing-infused buttermilk, a homemade ranch seasoning sprinkle, and a delicious ranch butter to slather on while they're still warm.Go to Recipe