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Easter Main Dish Recipes

Looking for Easter main dish recipes? Get easy to make Easter main dish recipes. Taste of Home has main dish recipes for Easter including chicken main dish recipes, fish main dish recipes, and more Easter main dish recipes.

Best-Ever Asparagus/Ham Rolls

Best-Ever Asparagus/Ham Rolls

Best-Ever Asparagus/Ham Rolls

This is an easy dish to prepare, yet elegant enough for company. I'm always asked for the recipe. I adapted it from one of my mother's recipes. And now, this is one of the few ways I can get our daughters to enjoy asparagus!

Leg of Lamb

Leg of Lamb

Leg of Lamb

"MY MOTHER'S baked leg of lamb, served with gravy and mint jelly, was a masterpiece! Our family always looked forward to having it on Easter Sunday."

Mother's Manicotti

Mother's Manicotti

Mother's Manicotti

"MANICOTTI was served as a first course for Easter dinner, and it's so good that we had to remember to save our appetites for the rest of the meal. Instead of using pasta, Mother made crepes, which we helped her fill with smooth ricotta cheese. It was a special holiday treat."
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Ham Loaf

Ham Loaf

Ham Loaf

"I COPIED this recipe exactly the way Grandma has written it in her worn cookbook. The only difference today is that I can't get home-smoked ham like those Grandpa used to cure in his old-fashioned smokehouse. But that never matters to hungry folks at the table—Grandma's recipe is a winner every time!"

Ham and Potatoes Au Gratin

Ham and Potatoes Au Gratin

Ham and Potatoes Au Gratin

This is one of the dishes Grandma served to our family during the holidays. Now, when the family gathers and I prepare this for my grandchildren, memories of those special times at Grandma's house fill my mind. I usually double this recipe, because the leftovers are fabulous when warmed in the microwave.

Meat Shell Potato Pie

Meat Shell Potato Pie

Meat Shell Potato Pie

Guests always comment on the presentation and flavor of this delightfully different dish. —Julie Sterchi, Flora, Illinois

Deep-Dish Ham Pie

Deep-Dish Ham Pie

Deep-Dish Ham Pie

"This pie is a delicious way to use up leftover ham," suggests Lucinda Walker of Somerset, Pennsylvania.

Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Sauce

Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Sauce

Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Sauce

This tasty main dish, pairing ham and pork, is a wonderful way to use up leftover Easter ham. Covered with a savory brown sugar sauce, these ham balls are hard to resist. —Ellen Benninger, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania

Dijon Sirloin Tips

Dijon Sirloin Tips

Dijon Sirloin Tips

I received this recipe years ago and have put it to excellent use ever since. This beef and mushroom dish is such a hit with our family it's become a tradition for birthdays and Christmas. — Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin

Ham Cups with Cherry Sauce

Ham Cups with Cherry Sauce

Ham Cups with Cherry Sauce

THIS RECIPE is my family's traditional Easter entree. The individual cups are pretty on the plate, especially when topped with the bright cherry sauce. Since we raise pigs, we have a good pork supply. -Ellen Martin, Oxford, New Jersey

Roasted Pork and Potato Roses

Roasted Pork and Potato Roses

Roasted Pork and Potato Roses

Just right for an endearing February 14 meal is this lovely looking roast from Linda Ault of Newberry, Indiana. (The pretty potato roses, carved by Crafting Traditions' kitchen experts, provide an inviting hearty complement.) Linda writes it's a favorite with her family—so add it to your all-year recipe file as well!
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