Easter Side Dishes

A roundup of all the most popular Side dish recipes for Easter. From veggies, to salads, to healthy options and more, we are sharing all the best sides for your holiday.

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FAVORITE Easter Dinner Side Dishes

Yes, Easter Ham is a staple at Easter dinner, just as much as carrot cake, but you also can’t have the meal with some side dishes.

Today, we are rounding up all of our favorite side dishes that would be perfect for your Easter meal. From rolls to veggies to salads, there are so many options to choose from. And what’s great is you can pick and customize any of them to your family’s liking.

As a family, we also like to make food assignments so one person isn’t left doing it all. Divvy up the work and your Easter dinner will be simple and delicious.

We hope you enjoy this list of tasty sides for your Easter holiday meal.

Easter side dishes to go with ham

Easter Side Dishes to go with Ham:

Because Ham is the most popular main dish that people serve at Easter, we wanted to make sure we shared all of the sids that pair well with it. Here they are:

Easter vegetable side dishes

Easter Vegetable Side Dishes

Vegetables are a MUST at holiday meals. It’s the same for your Easter dinner menu. From roasted veggies to crock pot vegetables, we have a variety to choose from.

Easter potato side dishes

Easter Potato Side Dishes

Who doesn’t love potatoes? The starchy vegetable is a favorite at all of our holiday meals. We love it so much, that we have dozen and dozens of potato recipes here on Lil’ Luna. From potato casserole dishes to cheesy potatoes, to roasted potatoes, we’ve got them all. Pick and choose which ones your friends and family will love most for Easter.


Easter potato sides

Easter bread side dishes

Easter Bread Sides

It’s hard for us NOT to have bread at our holiday functions. Whether they’re rolls, or garlic breads or biscuits, it’s a MUST-HAVE. Here are our most popular bread sides that would go great with your Easter dinner.

Easter salads

Easter Salads

Whether they’re sweet or savory, we always like to include a few Easter salads in the Easter menu planning. Fortunately, most of these are very simple and dressings can be made ahead of time to make your Easter Sunday a little less busy, starting with the sweet salads.



Easter Pasta Salads

Easter Pasta Salads

Another type of side and salad is pasta salad. Typically, these can be made in advance and are great additions to an Easter dinner or even an Easter brunch or lunch. And you can never go wrong with pasta, am I right?

Make Ahead Easter Side Dishes

Make Ahead Easter Side Dishes

When it’s a busy day, it’s nice to have sides that can be made ahead of time. Fortunately, most breads and salads fall under this category. We just recommend prepping salads in advance and waiting to add the dressing so it doesn’t get soggy. Here are some of favorite recipes to make the day before:

Healthy Easter Side Dishes

Healthy Easter Side Dishes

With all the food that ISN’T healthy that is typical for Easter, like ham and carrot cake, it’s sometimes nice to have a few healthy side dishes to go with the meal. Our favorites include:

Classic Easter sides

More Classic Easter Sides

Don’t forget some of these classic Easter sides! They also make great additions to any Easter meal and are easy to make and loved by all.

So many recipes to choose from your Easter meal. We hope it helps you in planning a stress-free and delicious Easter. Be sure to divvy up the work with friends and family.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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