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Our Top Easter Side Dishes Will Complete Your Feast

Easter dinner is not just a one-ham-show. It needs the best supporting players to turn your holiday menu into a great performance. Here are the top eight side dishes that would love to play a part in your Easter feast.

Most Popular Easter Side Dishes

1. Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

With more than 3,000 reviews, this rich and satisfying potato casserole is a tried-and-true favorite that will pair beautifully with any Easter main dish.



Potatoes au Gratin | Photo by Meredith

More Potatoes to go with your Easter feast.

2. Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Grated Parmesan cheese is a savory contrast to sweet, tender asparagus in this simple side dish.



Oven-Roasted Asparagus | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

Try 6 easy ways to cook asparagus.

3. Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Blasting at high heat caramelizes these cabbage cousins and brings out their sweet side. Be sure to cut out the bitter "choke" inside the base of each sprout.



Roasted Brussels Sprouts | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

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4. Honey Roasted Carrots

For even roasting, turn your carrots over about halfway through the cooking time. (Be sure to line your pan with foil to make clean-up extra easy.)



Honey Roasted Carrots | Photo by StarbugHayley

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5. Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

This rich and hearty casserole could serve as a main dish for the vegetarians at your Easter dinner.



Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole | Photo by Meredith

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6. Best Green Bean Casserole

This is the classic green bean casserole that always disappears first at Easter potlucks. A snap to pull together, you can even assemble all the ingredients the night before and bake it the next day.



Best Green Bean Casserole | Photo by Cynthia Ross

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7. Sugar Snap Peas with Mint

Ten minutes is all it takes to make this gorgeously fresh dish celebrating the return of sugar snap pea season.



Sugar Snap Peas with Mint | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

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8. Classic Rice Pilaf

This savory baked rice dish is a light and fluffy alternative to rich potato dishes. Watch the video to get Chef John's tips for making it turn out just right.



Classic Rice Pilaf | Photo by Sugarplum

Get more recipes for rice pilaf.

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About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).