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30 Fun Easter Lunch Ideas (+ Easy Recipes)

Searching for the perfect recipes to share with friends and family? Then look no further than these Easter lunch ideas!

There’s nothing better than spending time with your family and friends and eating delicious food.

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But planning a menu if you’re hosting can feel overwhelming.

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But don’t fret because you’ll find crowd-pleasing dishes in this roundup!

From refreshing salads to hearty soups and grilled meats, you’ll find something to love.

These Easter lunch ideas will surely make the holidays a feast of amazing flavors!

1. Colorful Strawberry Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Is there anything more refreshing than a colorful strawberry arugula salad? I guess not!

This fresh, crisp, delicious salad captures Easter’s bright, fun mood.

The sweet strawberries, peppery arugula, and tangy balsamic vinaigrette make this dish perfect.

You can’t go wrong with this tasty salad!

2. Chicken Salad Sandwich

Do you know what’s better than a chicken salad sandwich? A chicken salad sandwich for Easter lunch!

The chicken salad is made with juicy chicken chunks tossed in mayo.

It also features fresh, crisp celery and lettuce with juicy grapes to add sweetness.

This salad is the perfect treat for a get-together with friends and family.

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3. Tuscan Rosemary and Raisin Buns

These Tuscan rosemary and raisin buns are a real treat! It’s hard to imagine something so simple can be this good, but it is.

The dough is infused with rich rosemary flavor and studded with raisins for a tasty bite.

It’s brushed with egg wash for a crisp, golden crust.

The result is a perfectly fluffy bun with an almost flaky texture that tastes like heaven!

4. Roasted Beet Salad with Mint

Beets are the perfect salad ingredient: they’re sweet, earthy, and slightly savory.

And when you toss them with spices and roast them, it’s a total flavor bomb!

This salad also features the addition of mint leaves for a fresh bite.

With just a handful of ingredients and 10 minutes, you can brighten up your Easter lunch table!

5. Ham Bone Split Pea Soup

If you’re looking for a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs soup, this ham bone split pea soup is perfect!

The ham bone adds a rich, meaty flavor complemented by split peas’ mild sweetness. It’s so good, it’ll knock your socks off.

This soup is hearty enough to satisfy with a freshness that makes it taste like springtime.

6. Asparagus Casserole with Ritz Crackers

A hearty casserole is a staple for Easter lunches, and this recipe fits the bill!

It’s made with a creamy base packed with asparagus, bacon, and Ritz crackers.

The combination of ingredients in this recipe makes for a fantastic mix of flavors and textures.

This dish is an excellent choice if you want something quick and easy. It’s also great for entertaining guests!

7. Caprese Eggs Benedict

Eggs benedict is a classic Easter dish that should be on your lunch table.

It’s a mouthwatering combination of runny poached eggs and creamy hollandaise sauce on a fluffy English muffin.

This recipe is perfect for a crowd since you can make many individual servings.

8. Ham Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping

If you’re looking for something hearty to serve for lunch, ham pot pie is the best option!

The filling is packed with all your favorite holiday flavors: carrots, celery, and ham!

And the biscuit topping adds an extra layer of satisfying crunchiness to each bite.

It will warm your belly and keep you full throughout the day!

9. Roasted Carrot & Ricotta Tart

Get ready for an explosion of festive flavors with this roasted carrot and ricotta tart!

It’s sweet and salty, with a hint of earthy nuttiness.

The roasted carrots bring smoky sweetness, contrasting the creamy ricotta packed in a flaky crust.

The bright colors of this dish will surely bring the spirit of Easter to your meals.

10. Easter Salad

Easter isn’t complete without a fresh, bright-tasting salad on the table.

And this strawberry goat cheese salad is one of my favorite Easter treats!

This salad is packed with sweet, juicy strawberries complemented by creamy, tart goat cheese.

It’s served on a bed of leafy greens and topped with almonds for a nice crunch.

The lemon honey vinaigrette makes this salad pop with fresh flavors to make lunch extra sunny.

11. Quiche Lorraine

If you haven’t tried quiche Lorraine, you’re missing out on one of the best ways to enjoy eggs.

This delicious dish perfectly combines bacon, cheese, and eggs in a flaky pie crust.

Each slice is packed with cheesy, fluffy goodness with tender bites of bacon.

Best of all, this recipe is a breeze to make!

12. Cobb Egg Salad

Forget everything you know about egg salad. This cobb egg salad is here to make your life better.

This salad recipe packs a punch of flavors and a satisfying texture that’ll fill you with delight.

It’s loaded with eggs, crumbled blue cheese, tomatoes, and bacon tossed in mayo and ranch dressing.

It’s packed with protein, so it will keep you full throughout the day.

13. Ham Salad

No one can say no to ham salad, it’s just too good.

And this recipe makes for the perfect ham salad you can serve on Easter.

It’s made with finely chopped ham and mayonnaise paired with celery for fresh contrast.

This recipe is so easy to make, and the results are absolutely delicious. 

14. French Carrot Salad

Bring brightness to your Easter lunch party and serve this French carrot salad!

This dish is deliciously crunchy and loaded with fresh flavors that are sure to impress.

Plus, you can make the recipe vegan-friendly to fit your diet.

The carrot slices absorb the rich, tangy dressing for a burst of flavor. It also features chickpeas to make it extra satisfying.

15. Shrimp Pasta Salad

Have you ever tasted the magical combination of pasta and shrimp? If not, you’re in for a treat.

This salad boasts a mouthwatering mix of tender pasta, fresh veggies, and succulent shrimp.

It’s tossed in a creamy mayo-based dressing to add indulgence with every bite.

This dish is perfect for Easter lunch because it’s loaded with bright flavors to set the mood.

16. Crispy Garlic Roasted Potatoes

These crispy garlic-roasted potatoes are a thing of beauty.

The potatoes are roasted to crispy perfection and tossed in oil and garlic to infuse deliciousness. 

They’re sprinkled with fresh parsley to add a hint of freshness to round out the flavors.

Whether you’re serving up a juicy steak or chicken, these roasted potatoes are the perfect side.

17. Crustless Sausage, Kale, and Ricotta Quiche

Do you know what’s better than a sausage, kale, and ricotta quiche? A crustless sausage, kale, and ricotta quiche!

It’s just as delicious as the regular quiche, but this recipe is easier and fluffier.

The combination of savory sausage and creamy ricotta balances the rich, earthy kale.

This treat is the perfect meal because it’s absolutely delicious and satisfying.

18. Honey Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots

An Easter holiday isn’t complete without the bright orange carrots on the table.

And these honey-brown sugar-roasted carrots take it to the next level!

It’s hard to resist these glazed carrots, all golden and glistening on a plate.

They’re the perfect balance of sweet and savory with hints of smokiness.

Once you smell the aroma of this dish, it’s hard not to take a bite ASAP!

19. Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy, flavorful, and bright, this roasted tomato basil soup is a treat for the tastebuds!

It’s made with fresh tomatoes, basil leaves, and potatoes for a heartwarming soup. This soup pairs perfectly with crusty bread.

Best of all, this soup is naturally thick without the added heavy cream.

20. Pasta Primavera

Looking for a healthy, refreshing pasta dish to celebrate the Easter holiday? Pasta primavera is the answer!

It has tender vegetables, perfectly cooked pasta, and a light, citrusy sauce.

Plus, it has an enticing mix of bright colors that’ll make you swoon.

This pasta dish is perfect if you want to add more veggies to your diet!

21. Classic Deviled Eggs

These classic deviled eggs are the perfect way to start your Easter meal!

It’s creamy and tangy with a hint of spice from the paprika garnish.

These deviled eggs burst with flavors, yet they’re so easy to make.

Whether you’re celebrating with guests or just want a quick snack, they’ll surely be a hit.

22. Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Looking for a mouthwatering side dish to bring to your Easter party?

Then get ready to fall in love with this dill pickle pasta salad.

This salad is made with rotini pasta, dill pickles, and mayo-based sauce for a tasty treat. It’s sweet, salty, crunchy, and creamy.

Trust me! You’ll love everything about this salad, from the first bite to the last!

23. Tuna Noodle Casserole

Are you craving hearty pasta casserole? If so, I have a treat for you: tuna noodle casserole.

This dish is one of my favorite comfort foods, and I’m pretty sure it could be yours, too.

It’s packed with tender tuna chunks, mushrooms, noodles, and veggies in a creamy sauce.

Each bite of this dish brings incredible flavors that will delight.

24. Arby’s Chicken Salad Sandwich

Do you love the fresh taste of Arby’s chicken salad? Then here’s an easy copycat recipe so you can make it at home!

This mouthwatering creation combines fluffy bread with creamy chicken salad and sweet fruitiness.

It’s like a medley of contrasting flavors and textures that’ll blow your mind.

Once you take a bite out of this sandwich, you won’t go back to ordering fast food!

25. 1905 Salad

If you’re looking for the recipe for one of the most iconic salads, I have you covered!

This copycat recipe allows you to recreate Columbia Restaurant’s iconic salad at home!

It’s packed with crisp lettuce, savory ham, creamy cheese, juicy tomatoes, and briny olives.

This treat is perfect for when you’re looking for something light and refreshing.

26. Root Beer Glazed Ham

Ham isn’t just for dinner!

And this recipe features root beer and ham together! It’s a match made in heaven that you’ll surely love.

The root beer glaze brings a sweet, tangy taste and coats it with a sticky delight.

This dish packs a punch of festive flavors, perfect for the holidays!

27. Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Say hello to your new favorite way to make potatoes.

This scalloped potatoes and ham recipe is the perfect combination of creamy, delicious, and savory.

The flavors of this dish are mouthwatering. These potatoes will be your next favorite comfort food.

It has tender chunks of ham, and gooey cheese with potato slices layered in a casserole. Best of all, you make this dish ahead of time!

28. Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Delight your senses with a creamy, comforting bowl of goodness like this roasted cauliflower soup!

This recipe features healthy, wholesome ingredients like cauliflower, rich broth, olive oil, and aromatics.

The soup is topped with fresh thyme to add flavors to cut through the rich soup.

It’s perfect if you want something comforting and delicious that doesn’t leave you feeling sluggish.

29. Grilled Greek Chicken Kebabs

An Easter lunch cookout won’t be complete without grilled kebabs on the menu.

These grilled Greek chicken kebabs are nothing short of delicious.

The chicken is tender, juicy, and full of flavor from the yogurt marinade.

It’s layered with tomatoes, zucchini, and red bell pepper for a burst of freshness in between bites.

Once you try this dish, you’ll rave about it for days!

30. Spring Ham and Asparagus Lemon Cream Pasta

Is there anything more satisfying than a creamy pasta dish for Easter celebrations?

I think not! And this pasta recipe fits the bill.

It has a lemon cream sauce that coats the tender pasta with deliciousness.

The savory ham and earth asparagus add an amazing flavor contrast for a richer taste.

This dish’s combination of flavors and textures is like a dream!

30 Best Easter Lunch Recipe Collection

Make your holiday special with these Easter lunch ideas! From salad to casserole to quiche, these tasty recipes are sure to delight.

Ingredients

  • Colorful Strawberry Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Chicken Salad Sandwich

  • Tuscan Rosemary and Raisin Buns

  • Roasted Beet Salad with Mint

  • Ham Bone Split Pea Soup

  • Asparagus Casserole with Ritz Crackers

  • Caprese Eggs Benedict

  • Ham Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping

  • Roasted Carrot & Ricotta Tart

  • Easter Salad

  • Quiche Lorraine

  • Cobb Egg Salad

  • Ham Salad

  • French Carrot Salad

  • Shrimp Pasta Salad

  • Crispy Garlic Roasted Potatoes

  • Crustless Sausage, Kale, and Ricotta Quiche

  • Honey Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots

  • Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

  • Pasta Primavera

  • Classic Deviled Eggs

  • Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

  • Tuna Noodle Casserole

  • Arby’s Chicken Salad Sandwich

  • 1905 1905 Salad

  • Root Beer Glazed Ham

  • Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

  • Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

  • Grilled Greek Chicken Kebabs

  • Spring Ham and Asparagus Lemon Cream Pasta

Directions

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  • Organize all the required ingredients.
  • Prep an Easter lunch in 30 minutes or less!
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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