Easter is a time for family, friends, and of course, food. But with all the other preparations that come with the holiday, it can be hard to find the time to plan and prepare a delicious Easter dinner. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy Easter dinner recipes that are sure to please everyone at your table. Here are some of our favorite recipes for a stress-free holiday meal.
Quick and Easy Appetizers
No Easter dinner is complete without some tasty appetizers to start off the meal. For an easy and delicious appetizer, try this simple recipe for deviled eggs. All you need is 6 eggs, 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of mustard, 1 tablespoon of vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Boil the eggs until they’re hard-boiled, then peel them and cut them in half lengthwise. Scoop out the yolks into a bowl and mash them with a fork. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper to the yolks and mix until smooth. Spoon the mixture back into each egg half and sprinkle with paprika for a festive touch.
Delicious Main Dishes
For the main course of your Easter dinner, try this flavorful recipe for roasted leg of lamb. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and season a 4-pound leg of lamb with garlic powder, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper. Place it in a roasting pan with ½ cup of white wine or chicken broth and roast it for about 1 hour or until it’s cooked through (about 145 degrees Fahrenheit). Let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing it into thin slices for serving. Serve it with roasted potatoes or your favorite side dish for an easy yet impressive main course.
No Easter dinner would be complete without some sweet treats. For an easy dessert that everyone will love try this recipe for chocolate mousse cake. Start by melting 8 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips in a double boiler or microwave safe bowl until smooth. In a separate bowl beat 4 egg whites until stiff peaks form then fold in ½ cup of sugar until combined. In another bowl beat 4 egg yolks until light in color then add ½ cup of sugar while beating until combined. Fold in the melted chocolate into the egg yolk mixture then fold in the egg whites until combined. Pour the mixture into an 8 inch springform pan lined with parchment paper then bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes or until set but still slightly jiggly in center when shaken gently. Let cool before cutting into slices for serving.
Easter dinner doesn’t have to be stressful or time consuming. With these easy recipes you can create an impressive holiday meal without all the hassle or worry about pleasing everyone at your table.
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