17 Easter Recipes for a Mouth-Watering Holiday Meal
Whether you're looking for simple nibbles or an elaborate spread, these food recipes will help inspire the ultimate Easter feast.
JALAPEÑO POPPER DEVILED EGGS
Deviled eggs are an Easter must-have. Once you've tasted these bar-snack-inspired bites, you'll be eager to upgrade.
Get the recipe at I Am A Food Blog.
GRILLED AVOCADO WITH PICKLED PEPPER CREMA
1 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp pickled jalapenos
1.5 Tbsp red onions, chopped
1.5 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp Kosher salt
Combine all ingredients except for avocado and mix well to combine. Preheat the grill on medium heat. Cut avocado in half, remove pit, season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Grill for 2 minutes on
From The Ribbon in New York City
LEMON EDAMAME AVOCADO SANDWICHES
With bright, lemony edamame spread, cucumbers, and avocados, even meat eaters will be clamoring for a slice of this healthy vegetarian sandwich.
Get the recipe at Love & Lemons.
CRISPY PARMESAN POTATO STACKS
What's not to love about a side dish that comes together easily and looks this Instagram-worthy?
Get the recipe at Simply Recipes.
POACHED FRENCH GUINEA HEN EGG WITH PISTOU AND SPRING VEGETABLES
1 Tbs distilled vinegar
4 guinea hen eggs (chicken eggs may be substituted)
1 bunch asparagus tips, reserve the bottoms
.25 pound fiddlehead ferns
1 bunch ramps
3 Tbsp basil leaves
1 Tbsp shucked English peas
3 Tbsp asparagus stems
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp clarified butter
Bring a medium pot of water to a simmer. Add distilled vinegar and a pinch of kosher salt. Using a slotted spoon, stir the water rapidly to make a vortex. Crack the eggs and drop them gently into the vortex one at a time. Cook for approximately 4 minutes or until the whites
For the vegetables, bring a medium pot of water to a slow boil. Blanche the asparagus tips and fiddleheads until cooked through but still firm. Cut the tops off the ramps and thinly slice the bulbs as you would a scallion, setting the sliced bulbs aside. Blanche the ramps
For the pistou,
To finish the dish, gently heat the pistou in a
From Kingsley in New York City
DIJON ROASTED RACK OF LAMB WITH HERBS
Get ready for the oohs and ahhs when you set this dramatic main on the dinner table.
Get the recipe at The Crepes of Wrath.
ROASTED SPIRALIZED CARROT, FETA, AND TOASTED WALNUT SALAD
Is there anything more
Get the recipe at Alyssa & Carla.
NICOISE OPEN FACE SANDWICHES
You've got plenty of
Get the recipe at Honestly Yum.
SIMPLE ROAST CHICKEN WITH GARLIC AND LEMON
Take a page from the French and embrace the unfussy elegance of a perfect roast chicken for your holiday table.
Get the recipe at Just a Taste.
TOASTED SAGE GNOCCHI WITH SAUTEED ASPARAGUS & CARAMELIZED SHALLOTS
Gnocchi is an ideal dish for getting everybody into the kitchen. Give each person a job and watch a new family tradition
Get the recipe at Adventures in Cooking.
HERB ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES
Pretty, tasty, and healthy, these elegant slices of beet, butternut squash, and turnip take your old go-to roast potato recipe to the next level.
Get the recipe at Eat Spin Run Repeat.
BOURBON MUSTARD GLAZED HAM
Glazed ham is an Easter classic for a reason. This one adds orange, maple syrup, mustard, and bourbon (of course) to make a perfect sweet-savory exterior.
Get the recipe at The Chunky Chef.
LOADED VEGETABLE SPRING QUICHE
Make the most of the farmers' market bounty with this
Get the recipe at Vegetarian 'Ventures.
SLOW-ROASTED BONELESS LEG OF LAMB WITH GARLIC, ROSEMARY, AND LEMON
A low-and-slow roast keeps this leg of lamb decadently tender and juicy, ideal for carving tableside.
Get the recipe at Serious Eats.
CARROT CAKE LOAF
The loaf-style recipe makes this dessert incredibly simple; the cream cheese icing and tiny piped carrots make it adorably delicious.
Get the recipe at The Gourmet Gourmand.
EDIBLE FLORAL MARSHMALLOWS
Get the recipe at Proper.
VEGAN CASHEW BUTTER CHOCOLATE EGGS
Being dairy-free doesn't mean you have to miss out on the glory of luscious, nutty chocolate eggs.
Get the recipe at Heather Christo.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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