26 Fresh Easter Side Dishes

Asparagus with hollandaise, stuffed artichokes, butter head lettuce salad, and more: here are over 26 ways to round out Easter dinner.

Watercress Ricotta Torte

Watercress Ricotta Torte

Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad

Walnuts and parmesan add richness to this crunchy salad from The Yellow Table’s Anna Watson Carl. Get the recipe for Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad »

Sweet Peas with Prosciutto

In this classic Roman pairing, sweet peas are richly flavored by salty prosciutto as well as the pork’s rendered fat. Get the recipe for Sweet Peas with Prosciutto »

Skillet Asparagus

Skillet Asparagus

Greek Easter Bread

Greek Easter Bread

Greek Easter Soup

Greek Easter Soup

Morels with Mint, Peas, and Shallot

Morels with Mint, Peas, and Shallot

Fresh Peas With Lettuce and Green Garlic

Fresh Peas With Lettuce and Green Garlic

Fava Bean, Herb, and Pomegranate Fattoush

Fava beans add protein a dash of color to this take on the Levantine bread salad.

Potato Gratin

This classic gratin dauphinois, or scalloped potatoes, is one of our favorite comfort foods.

Cannellini Bean Salad with Radicchio and Celery

Cannellini Bean Salad with Radicchio and Cele

Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes

Thinly sliced potatoes and onions are baked in a rich cream sauce in this classic crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe for Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes »

Steamed Broccoli with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and a splash of champagne vinegar add a bright punch to a simple side dish of steamed broccoli. Get the recipe for Steamed Broccoli with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts »

Roasted Artichokes (Carciofi Arrostiti)

Roasted Artichokes (Carciofi Arrostiti)

Blue Cheese, Grape, and Gem Lettuce Salad

Blue Cheese, Grape, and Gem Lettuce Salad

Green Beans with Sesame Sauce

Ginger-spiced green beans make a light and simple side dish. Get the recipe for Green Beans with Sesame Sauce »

Artichokes and Fava Beans (Aginares Me Koukia)

Artichokes and Fava Beans

Vegetable Ragout with Pesto (Ragoût de Légumes au Pistau)

Pairing pistou, an herb sauce made with fresh basil, with tender spring vegetables makes for a bright-tasting seasonal entree.

Sprouts, Kohlrabi, and Beet Salad with Herbed Crème Fraîche Dressing

Sprouted lentils, mung beans, and sunflower seeds lighten up a salad of beets and kohlrabi spooned atop a creamy, herb-loaded dressing.

Easter Lamb Pie

Easter Lamb Pie

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

Leek and Herb Frittata (Kuku Sabzi)

This herb-laced frittata of eggs, potatoes, and leeks is a popular Iranian side dish.

Garlic-and-Gruyère-Stuffed Mushrooms

Garlic-and-Gruyere-Stuffed Mushrooms

Espàrrecs Amb Vinagreta (Catalan Asparagus Vinaigrette)

Espàrrecs Amb Vinagreta (Catalan Asparagus Vinaigrette)

Green Bean Salad with Feta and Mint

Feta, red onion, and mint are a classic combination; tossed with snappy green beans they make a salad of surprising complexity.

Lemony Fried Cauliflower

In this take on a traditional Sephardic Jewish dish, culupidia frita con limón, cauliflower are coated in a flour and egg batter, fried, and then bathed in lemon juice. As a side or a snack, it’s crunchy, tender, and brimming with fresh, tangy flavor. Get the recipe for Lemony Fried Cauliflower »