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Traditional Easter Food Ideas That’ll Indeed Make It A Happy Holiday!

Aayushi PareekAayushi Pareek  |  Mar 22, 2021
Easter Food ideas


Easter is one of the most popular Christain holidays and is celebrated worldwide. In case you didn’t know, Easter is observed on a Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon and celebrates the defeat of death and the Resurrection of Jesus. This year, it falls on the 4th of April.

Dedicated Christians all over the world celebrate Easter in their own way. They play Easter games, give each other Easter gifts and of course, prepare delectable meals! With that being said, here are some delicious Easter food ideas that you must try this year.

Easter Breakfast Ideas

Easter Food Ideas

Nothing sets the mood for the day like having a hearty breakfast. And if you’re looking for some yummylicious Easter breakfast ideas, we’ve got you!

Golden Buttermilk Waffles

Looking for Easter food ideas? Well, you gotta try this waffles recipe. Trust us, if you searched for Easter food ideas online, you will definitely find waffles as one of the options.

You’ll’ Need:

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk 
  • 1/3 cup canola oil 

Optional: Sliced fresh strawberries, strawberry syrup and whipped cream.

Step 1: In a bowl, add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix everything.

Step 2: Take another bowl and beat the eggs and then add the buttermilk and oil.

Step 3: Mix everything together in one bowl to make the batter.

Step 4: Take any waffle maker and preheat it for a few minutes. Add the desired amount of batter and enjoy your fluffy, golden waffles!

Step 5: If you want you can add a fruity touch with freshly sliced strawberries, syrup and even whipped cream.


Classic Deviled Eggs

Just google ‘Easter food ideas for breakfast’ and there’s always a dish with eggs as the hero ingredient. Classic Easter food ideas for breakfast has to include deviled eggs and here is the recipe.

You’ll Need:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Smoked Spanish paprika

Step 1: The first step is to boil your eggs and remove the shells.

Step 2: Scoop out the yolks from all six eggs in a bowl and add mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt and also pepper.

Step 3: Mix everything well and then put the mixture onto the hollow part of the eggs.

Step 4: Garnish with some smoked paprika and then serve.


Easter Lunch Ideas

Easter Food Ideas

Nothing bonds people like some ghup-shup over food! And if you have your close friends and family coming over, then you have to satisfy their taste buds with these tasty Easter lunch ideas!

Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Salad

We know that Easter is all about celebrating the day with your closest people and the tastiest food. But if you are watching your diet, then a tasty salad is a great Easter food idea, right? So try this salad and add it to your list of Easter food ideas.

You’ll Need:

  • 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • Some freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup freshly ground black pepper
  • Brussels sprouts, halved and thinly sliced (about 8 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • Shaved parmesan, for serving

Step 1: In a bowl, add olive oil, lemon juice, salt and 1 teaspoon pepper.

Step 2: Next, add brussels sprouts and keep mixing till all of them are well coated.

Step 3: Let the mixture sit for about 20 minutes and up to 4 hours before serving.

Step 4: Add almonds and pomegranate seeds to your mixture. Garnish with parmesan cheese before serving.


Lemon Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Are you looking for some Easter food ideas for brunch? Then you have to try this super tangy potato recipe today. Roasted potatoes taste delicious and can be the chosen one when it comes to the best Easter food ideas for brunch.

You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 kg baby potatoes 
  • Salt
  • 4 cups cubed day-old sourdough bread (crusts removed)
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest, plus wedges for serving
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 450 degrees and then put your potatoes in a large pot and cover them with cold water (1 inch).

Step 2: Season with salt and bring your potatoes to a boil and cook over medium-high heat until just tender, about 7 minutes. Then drain.

Step 3: Put your bread crumbs and add olive oil, lemon zest, 1 tbsp salt and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl. Add the potatoes to it.

Step 4: Arrange your potatoes on a baking sheet and roast them for about ten minutes. 

Step 5: Sprinkle with parsley and parmesan cheese and continue roasting them.

Step 6: Once they look golden brown, transfer them into a serving dish and season it with salt.

Step 7: Serve them with lemon wedges.


Easter Dinner Ideas

Easter Food Ideas

Want to have the best sleep of your life? Then take your pick from these super tasty and easy Easter dinner ideas and get, set, cooking! 

Four-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

If you live for the tasteful palette that potatoes and cheese create together, then you’re going to love this dish. After all, who doesn’t want to eat cheese for dinner? The best Easter food idea for dinner, right?

Also, if you have a short time to cook dinner on Easter day, you can just pick this dish ‘cuz it’s super easy! Don’t forget to bookmark this recipe for Easter food ideas for dinner.

You’ll Need: 

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded asiago cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded raclette or comté cheese
  • 1 kg potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 fresh bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 

Step 1: Take a frying pan or a skillet and brush it generously with butter and rub some garlic over it.

Step 2: In a bowl, add all your cheese selection.

Step 3: Heat your frying pan, add half of the potatoes and spread them out. Sprinkle ¾ teaspoon salt, ½ tbsp butter and ½ of your cheese blend.

Step 4: Add some salt and pepper to taste.

Step 5: Pour some cream over the potatoes and then add the nutmeg and the bat leaves. Simmer it for about 3 minutes and add some more butter.

Step 6: Take a baking dish and brush it with butter. Slide the potatoes in it and arrange them using a fork or a spoon.

Step 7: Sprinkle your potatoes with some parmesan and shredded cheese. Bake for about 15 minutes (until they look golden) and serve!


Red Bell Pepper Cheese Finger Sandwiches

If you had a hearty Easter lunch, then perhaps you need to explore some light Easter food ideas and what can be better than sandwiches? Here you go with the best cheese finger sandwiches from the treasure of Easter food ideas.

You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 large red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne (ground red) pepper
  • Multigrain bread

Step 1: In a mixer, beat cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice and pepper until combined.

Step 2: Apply the creamy mixture on 2 pieces of bread, place the sliced red bell peppers in between and seal the sandwich.

Step 3: Cut off the crusts and serve! You can also toast it lightly to make them crisper.


More On Easter

For more scoop on Easter Day Celebrations and Good Friday, jump into these articles.

Easter History and Significance – Learn about the history and significance of Easter Day, why and how we celebrate Easter Day.

Easter Wishes and Messages – Looking for the best Easter Day wishes and messages? Check this one out. Send it to your friends, family and everyone you know.

Fun Easter Games – Easter is incomplete without fun games and we’re bringing you a list of the best ones. 

Good Friday Quotes – Need the best quotes for Good Friday? Jump on to this article for the best Good Friday quotes.

All these suggested Easter food ideas will surely make your Easter celebration better. Be sure to try these because your family will love the sumptuous meal you prepare out of these Easter food ideas. 

Happy (yummy) Easter! We hope you loved our Easter food ideas!

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