Are you looking for delectable Easter lunch ideas? With these spring-inspired recipes you'll put together a festive menu everyone at the table will enjoy. We've rounded up classics like deviled eggs, smoked ham and cupcakes but also included exciting new recipes for appetizers and drinks. Many of these recipes can be prepared a day in advance so you can enjoy a relaxed Easter with your loved ones. Give these satisfying Easter lunch ideas a try:
Deviled eggs are a given at any Easter gathering. Make things interesting this time around by serving a variation of this classic appetizer with tasty fillings made with avocado, cream cheese and even capers.
EGG SALAD WITH PITA
If you are not up for making deviled eggs, this creamy egg salad is a great alternative. Aside from serving it with pita, this salad pairs nicely with cripsy bread slices or crackers.
SHRIMP IN LETTUCE CUPS
Does seafood always make it into your Easter lunch? Then kick things up with Thai-spiced sautéed shrimp served in lettuce cups with fresh cilantro.
SMOKED HAM ROAST
Everyone at the table with be pleased when you bring out this gorgeous smoked ham roast glazed with honey and lemon. The leftovers make killer sandwiches.
CORNBREAD WITH RED AND GREEN CHILIES
You'll need some nice bread to sop up the delicious juices from your ham roast. We love the subtle spice in this super easy but tasty cornbread recipe.
ASPARAGUS EASTER SALAD
This refreshing salad combines some of the best flavors spring has to offer: fresh asparagus, peas, arugula and herbs. Chunks of goat cheese and a pesto-like dressing make it a winner.
You'll have fun making these adorable almond cupcakes topped with a sweet glaze and cute marzipan carrots.
CITRUS FRUIT AND BERRY PUNCH
Another great Easter lunch idea? Serve this fruity citrus punch to help everyone wash down all that delicious holiday goodness.