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Easter Dinner Recipes

From apricot ham steaks, to stuffed pork roast and lamb, these recipes are sure-fire Easter dinner crowd-pleasers.

Traditional Calzone

Traditional Calzone

Traditional Calzone

Serving this calzone at Easter has been a custom in my Italian family for over four generations. The filling is a delectable blend of Italian sausage and three types of cheese.—Joanne DiGirolamo, Des Plaines, Illinois

Applesauce Pork Loin

Applesauce Pork Loin

Applesauce Pork Loin

I sampled this tasty pork roast in a commercial cooking course I took years ago and saved the recipe. Later, I converted it to family-size, and it's become a favorite. -Vikki Rebholz, West Chester, Ohio

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Tired of mixing up messy glazes to put on ham, I tried this simple recipe a few years ago. Young and old alike complimented me on the lovely, sweet and juicy ham - and I've prepared it this way ever since. -Cathy Neve, Yakima, Washington
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Rosemary Seasoned Lamb

Rosemary Seasoned Lamb

Rosemary Seasoned Lamb

Caroline Layton of Brevard, North Carolina likes to use this pleasant rosemary spice blend on lamb. The versatile rub tastes so terrific, you'll want to try it on pork, chicken and firm fish, too.

Asparagus Lasagna

Asparagus Lasagna

Asparagus Lasagna

I received this recipe from my mother, who lives in an area known for its fine asparagus. You can assemble to casserole the night before and refrigerate. Just remove it from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. —Bev Angelbrandt, Calgary, Alberta

Spiced Rhubarb Pork Chops

Spiced Rhubarb Pork Chops

Spiced Rhubarb Pork Chops

My husband and I own a small restaurant in the middle of Amish country. Our menu often features recipes using rhubarb from our garden. This savory pork dish is a favorite. —Connie Hamilton, Hazelton, Iowa

Salmon with Herb-Mustard Sauce

Salmon with Herb-Mustard Sauce

Salmon with Herb-Mustard Sauce

This recipe has evolved over the years. It turns out moist and delicious every time and is especially wonderful served with the seasoned sauce. —Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon

Plum-Glazed Gingered Ham

Plum-Glazed Gingered Ham

Plum-Glazed Gingered Ham

Our Test Kitchen home economists created a slightly sweet ham glaze that gets a little kick from ginger and mustard.

Baked Pork Loin Roast

Baked Pork Loin Roast

Baked Pork Loin Roast

Seasoned with a flavorful rub of sage, oregano, thyme and nutmeg, this mouthwatering roast is perfect for special occasions. The impressive entree will have guest asking for seconds.—Edith Fisher, Leyden, Massachusetts

Pork Tenderloin with Herb Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Herb Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Herb Sauce

This tenderloin was such a hit at our Easter dinner, I continued to serve it all summer for family and guests. I love recipes like this that are simple and different in taste. The basting sauce would be delicious with other grilled meats.

Grilled Mango-Glazed Ham

Grilled Mango-Glazed Ham

Grilled Mango-Glazed Ham

I'm always looking for new ways to prepare ham...but many of my cookbooks have the same old tried-and-true glazes," say Sandy Lewis from Appleton, Wisconsin. "When I tried this one, I knew I had hit the jackpot!
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