Easter Side Dish Recipes

Make Easter dinner extra special with traditional side dishes like green bean casserole and scalloped potatoes, or try something new with cauliflower au gratin.

Staff Picks

Lemon-Parsley Green Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 101
This is a delicious lemony, fried green bean recipe. I found it while shopping one Saturday at the local produce market.

Simply Steamed Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 134
Steamed asparagus makes a great healthy side dish that's tender and tasty.

Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 5918
Thinly sliced potatoes and onion are layered in a creamy cheese sauce creating the perfect au gratin potato recipe.
By CathyM

Best Green Bean Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 1059
This great variation of the traditional green bean casserole is topped with French fried onions and Cheddar cheese.
By Allrecipes Member

Baked Pineapple Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 375
A bread and pineapple casserole that goes great with a ham dinner.

Sweet Potato Casserole Dessert

Rating: 5 stars 1679
Fluffy sweet potatoes with a streusel topping make a delicious dessert.
By Mary48

Lemon Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 28
My fiance loves this recipe. We often eat it with BBQ during the summer.

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By Mary Claire Lagroue

Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4 stars 50
A new way to make mashed potatoes that is creamy and smooth!

Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Rating: 5 stars 3206
Parmesan cheese adds a salty, savory component to sweet, tender asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb.

Sautéed Garlic Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 927
Asparagus is sautéed in butter with garlic for 5 minutes for a quick side.

Oven Roasted Red Potatoes and Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 385
This garlicky red potato and asparagus dish is easy and delicious served either hot or cold. Rosemary and thyme give it a sophisticated flavor. Try adding a little chopped red pepper, too...yum!

Inspiration and Ideas

Cheese Grits Casserole
Rating: Unrated 35
"Delicious! Made a great accompaniment to breakfast for dinner tonight, but would be a good side dish with chicken or beef as well." -- Paula
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Carrot Patties
Rating: 4 stars 120

These delightful carrot patties can be served either as a main dish or side. They are always a favorite.