Unforgettable Easter Main Dish Ideas
Looking to try a new meat recipe to serve this holiday or special occasion? These Easter main dish ideas I gathered up are sure to make your dinner unforgettable. For more recipes like this see my Easter page,
Easter is the perfect time to get together with family and friends, and gather around the table for a tasty meal. If you’re looking for main dish meat ideas that will make your Easter feast unforgettable, you’ve come to the right place! In this post, I’ve shared some delicious recipes that are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
While writing this post is was interesting to see all of the different main dishes other families have in special occasions. We always have ham for our Easter feast but after seeing this amazing list I may make some exceptions and try a new dish!
Is this your first Easter preparing a meal for your family or do you just want to change things up by trying something new for your main meat dish? There are plenty of main dish ideas below that will surely make your Easter dinner amazing.
MY TIP: I recommend you try making your main dish ahead of time so you can see how it turns out before you serve it to a large group. It’s not good to experiment with a new recipe on the big day. Plus, you might want to make some small changes to the recipe to make it perfect on the second go around.
Unforgettable Easter Main Dish Ideas
When it comes to cooking a delicious meal, the main dish is usually the star of the show. In this list, we’ll look at some popular main dish ideas that are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
When it comes to Easter dinner the star of the show is usually the pork. Whether you are looking to try something new or stick with the classic ham, there are plenty of options when it comes to creating an amazing main dish.
Copycat Honey Baked Ham for Easter Dinner
Easy ham cooked in a slow cooker, then glazed with a sugar and spice mix and broiled in the oven.
Best 3-Ingredient Ham Glaze
Ham baked with mustard, brown sugar and orange-juice then glazed on top.
Smoked Pork Loin
Smoked pork loin made with a dry seasoning rub or brine for the perfect Easter feast!
Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Apples
Slow cooker pork tenderloin made with sweet onions and granny smith apples and a homemade maple pan gravy.
One of the most popular dishes to make during Easter is beef. Maybe you're planning a traditional roast or looking for something new, there are so many amazing recipes out there!
Prime Rib Roast
Tasty standing rib roast recipe slow roasted to perfection!
Braised Pot Roast
Beef chuck roast slow braised in a dutch oven with garlic, onions, and herbs.
Pan-Seared Filet Mignon cooked to perfection with garlic & butter sauce.
The BEST Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Rub Recipe
Easy beef tenderloin recipe is coated in a rub and is then grilled and sliced to serve.
Chicken is a versatile and tasty ingredient that can be cooked in many different ways. From classic roasted chickens to exciting new flavors, these recipes are guaranteed to please everyone around the table.
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe
Juicy chicken stuffed with asparagus and cheese, seared to golden brown, and baked to perfection.
Cast Iron Roast Chicken with White Wine Pan Sauce
Made right in a cast iron skillet, this one-pot chicken recipe that creates a delicious pan gravy, with a side of caramelized onions and roasted potatoes.
Smoked Whole Chicken
Smoked whole chicken recipe made with a dry rub mix of spices to add flavor and help form a nice crispy crust on the skin.
In this recipe you emove the backbone and flatten the bird, (similar to the butterfly technique) which will help the meat cook quickly and evenly in the oven.
Turkey is a flavorful and versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. From classic roasts to creative twists on the traditional turkey dinner, there are so many ways to enjoy this beloved bird!
Dutch Oven Turkey Breast with Garlic Herb Butter
Yummy roasted turkey breast with garlic herb butter and gravy recipe.
Roasted Boneless Turkey Breast
Super easy 15 minute prep boneless turkey breast recipe.
Lamb is a delicious and popular meat for easter dinner. It has a unique flavor that can be enhanced with the right combination of spices and herbs, making it a perfect ingredient for a variety of recipes.
Slow cooker lamb shoulder
Easy roast lamb shoulder with garlic and rosemary cooked in a slow cooker.
Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary
Rack of lamb is coated with garlic and fresh herbs, then roasted in the oven until tender and juicy
Boneless Leg Of Lamb Recipe
Roasted boneless leg of lamb recipe that is juicy and flavorful, with simple ingredients like olive oil, garlic, herbs, and lemon.
Instant Pot Lamb Shanks Recipe
Instant Pot lamb shanks cookied with a red wine marinade until fork tender.
Slow Cooker Lamb Shoulder (with Gravy) · Chef Not Required...
Melt in your mouth lamb shoulder rubbed with oil and spices and roasted in beef stock to create a rich gravy.
Herby Lamb with Orzo
juicy lamb filet sliced and served on a bed of herby, lemony orzo.
Easter is a great time to try out some new main dishes. Put your cooking skills to the test and try a new delicious main dish that will have everyone talking about it for days! Don’t be afraid to experiment and make it your own. Have fun trying out new flavors and textures – after all, that’s half the joy of cooking!
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