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What to Serve with Ham for Easter

Are you wondering what to serve with ham for Easter? No holiday is complete without a delicious Easter ham. Whether you prefer your ham brined, grilled, or smoked, this crowd-pleasing meal will be sure to wow your family and friends. However, to ensure that you have the perfect meal for Easter, it’s important to think about what side dishes will best complement the main attraction, the ham.

Whether you’re looking for traditional recipes or something totally new, there are many great accompaniments that pair perfectly with ham.

What to Serve with Ham for Easter

Over 50 Recipes to Serve with Ham for Easter

From flavorful dressings and potatoes to veggie sides like roasted asparagus and colorful salads, there are plenty of options out there for turning your traditional Easter feast into an unforgettable experience.

Potato Side Dishes for Easter

Amazing German Potato Salad Recipe

Warm Potato Salad

A delicious side dish that is delicious, hearty, and perfect for a Holiday dinner. The best way to serve is warm or at room temperature. Make this ahead and reheat just before serving.

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Red Skin Mashed Potatoes

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Perfect for any occasion from a weeknight meal to fancy dinner party. The subtle sweet flavor and light texture of these red skin mashed potatoes is a pure delight.

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Gratin Dauphinois (a French Potato Side Dish)

Gratin Dauphinois (a French Potato Side Dish)

This classic French potato side dish that is incredibly easy to make. I bet it will become a family favorite in your home. Perfect for busy weekday meals or along side your Easter ham.

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

There’s something about the creamy cheese sauce and the potatoes that just makes my mouth water. And while I could certainly make this dish the traditional way, using just heavy cream and seasonings. We ended up adding cheese, we just couldn’t help ourselves.  

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Crockpot Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

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This crockpot Cracker Barrel hash brown casserole is a fun twist on the traditional copycat recipe. This recipe is so easy to make in your crockpot or slow cooker. Perfect side dish to serve for your Holiday dinner as it saves oven space too.

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Delicious & Easy Cheesy Potatoes with a Secret Ingredient

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Cheesy potatoes are an easy side dish that can be made for potlucks, funerals, and almost any occasion.

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Easy Cheesy Stove Top Scalloped Potatoes

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When there’s not enough room in the oven to bake, learn how to cook homemade Easy Cheesy Stove Top Scalloped Potatoes from scratch in a cheddar cheese sauce.

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Au Gratin Potatoes for Two

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Plenty of garlic and Parmesan cheese in Au Gratin Potatoes For Two. Serve it as a Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter side dish or as a home-cooked dinner with meat.

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Slow Cooker Herbed Baby Potatoes

SLOW COOKER HERBED BABY POTATOES

Made with olive oil, baby potatoes, butter, and dried herbs, this hands-off potato recipe couldn’t be easier to make, thanks to the slow cooker.  These tender, seasoned baby potatoes are the perfect side for dinners, holidays, and potlucks.

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Easy, Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Deliciously seasoned and perfectly caramelized, these baked sweet potatoes are a healthy side that goes with so many meals.

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Gluten Free Au Gratin Potatoes

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There’s something about the thinly sliced potatoes baked in a decadent cheese sauce that makes this dish extra special. Perfect side dish for an Easter family feast.

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Chipotle Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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The natural sweetness of the potatoes paired with the smoky, spicy flavors of the chipotle chilies creates the best scalloped sweet potatoes for an exciting side dish. Serve on Sundays, your Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas meal, or Easter dinner.

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Keto Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes With Turnips

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This side dish is welcomed during holiday dinners when comfort food abounds.

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Vegetable Side Dishes

Carrot Casserole

Carrot-Casserole

Make this Kid friendly side dish for any busy weeknight or Sunday dinner. This pairs nicely with any protein too.

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White Beans

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This side dish comes together in just 5 minutes. You’ll end up with a hearty and  bright bean recipe to serve along side any holiday or potluck recipe.

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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

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Roasted carrots and parsnips tossed with a mixture of olive oil, honey, garlic, lemon juice, and rosemary, and then caramelized to perfection in the oven. 

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Easy Roasted Asparagus in Air Fryer Recipe

Air Fryer Asparagus Recipe

This air fryer asparagus recipe is easy to make a quick and healthy side dish with roasted asparagus in the air fryer in 10 minutes or less. Make a few batches for your Easter dinner, Christmas dinner, or Thanksgiving.

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Orange Maple Glazed Carrots

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Fast, easy, and simple side dish recipe ready in just 20 minutes. Perfect for holiday dinners like Easter. The fresh and sweet flavors of orange and maple syrup in a simple sauce pairs nicely with the carrots and your ham too. So make extra.

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Corn Casserole

Corn-Casserole

This corn casserole recipe is the perfect side dish for a holiday meal. Use simple ingredients, and is a favorite recipe loved by so many.

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Lawry’s Famous Creamed Spinach

Lawry’s Famous Creamed Spinach

This classic recipe dates way back to 1959. When you have a recipe that you have been making for every holiday meal.

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Green Beans and Mushrooms with Crispy Shallots Recipe

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Modern green bean casserole recipe perfect light version. A delicious side dish to compliment your Holiday Ham.

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Braised Cabbage

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Tender, melt-in-your-mouth cabbage that pairs perfectly with almost any main course.

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 Best Roasted Asparagus

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Beginner friendly side dish. If this is your first Easter dinner make this healthy and flavorful asparagus side dish. It will compliment your Easter ham beautifully.

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

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Serving cauliflower in lieu of regular starchy potatoes is a great option for a gluten free side dish for the Holiday table. Serve this easy dish with your ham for Easter.

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Crock Pot Brown Sugar Carrots

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Glazed carrots with brown sugar and honey and the addition of this secret ingredient really elevate this dish to holiday-worthy status. That surprise pop of flavor really enhances the sweet tones of honey and brown sugar.

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Slow Cooker Collard Greens

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This comfort food classic is easy to make & satisfies the soul. Transform the bitter greens that are an American staple into a rich, less bitter, and slightly nutty recipe that pairs well with anything served at a Holiday meal.

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Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Pearl Couscous

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A colorful salad with roasted heirloom rainbow carrots, red onions and layered on top of a bed of chewy pearl couscous. Topped with fresh mint and chopped almonds. A salad side dish that satisfies.

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Hasselback Butternut Squash in Garlic Butter

HASSELBACK BUTTERNUT SQUASH IN GARLIC BUTTER

Lather these holiday-worthy Hasselback butternut squash halves in melted butter that is flavored with garlic, paprika and fresh basil. It’s the perfect way to spruce up this winter side dish that is both delicious and stunning.

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Asparagus Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

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Tender and crisp, fresh and bold with a little sweetish note, asparagus is just perfect for a springtime Holiday. Serve an easy and healthy side dish.

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Bourbon Glazed Carrots

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Once you try this side dish, you are sure to add these glazed carrots to your Holiday menu year after year.

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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

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Serve this as part of a weeknight meal, alongside a roast chicken with a regular Sunday roast dinner, Thanksgiving, Christmas dinner, or right into the Easter Holiday. We love roasted vegetables on our table.

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Make Ahead Broccoli Salad  

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Make this salad ahead of time for better flavor. It is great for summer potlucks, family reunions, or any cookout.

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Sauces for Ham

Honey Mustard Sauce For Ham

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Not overly sweet, slightly tangy, and packed with flavor. Make this sauce in a hurry to take your Easter Ham from good to great.

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Ham Gravy

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Serve this ham gravy with your next Easter Ham for a decadent main dish. Amp up the flavors to a restaurant quality meal.

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Salad Recipes

Spring Salad Easter Salad Idea or Mother’s Day

Spring Salad Easter Salad Idea or Mother’s Day

This Spring salad with delicious seasonal ingredients including asparagus, snap peas, prosciutto and cheese. Topped with a deviled egg dressing, it’s perfect as an Easter salad or for Mother’s Day brunch.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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This salad is super easy, tasty, and inexpensive to make. Plus, it can feed a crowd for any potluck, Holiday dinner, or Sunday meal.

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Lemon Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts

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Toss arugula with cherry tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and parmesan cheese and finished off with a lemony, olive oil dressing. 

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Broccoli Cauliflower Salad Recipe

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Anytime is the perfect time to enjoy cool and refreshing salads. There is no cooking required for this recipe. The crunchy combination of cauliflower, broccoli, red onion, and pecans are combined with dried berries, cheese, and a delightful creamy dressing.

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Cilantro Lime Slaw

Sweet and Tangy Cilantro Lime Slaw Mixed

Five minutes and minimal ingredients to make this simple addition to any meal. There is No mayo in this coleslaw. This slaw has the perfect balance of flavors from the sweetness of fruit to the tangy punch of rice vinegar and lime.

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Avocado Cucumber Salad

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It’s one of the three side dish recipes we make for the holidays. It’s super simple, fresh, and healthy side dish.

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Best Macaroni Salad Recipe

Macaroni-Salad

A classic Macaroni Salad that is a hit for potlucks, parties, BBQs, or your Holiday party. Both kids and adults alike love this crowd pleasing dish. It’s quick, easy and delicious recipe which makes it the perfect side dish.

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Pineapple Salad

Pineapple-Salad

This fruit salad is bright and sweet and deliciously tart. While it is perfect for summer entertaining, the fresh flavors will be a delight for your Easter dinner.

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Creamy Grape Salad Recipe

Creamy-Grape-Salad-Recipe

Great tasting recipe and visually pretty fruit salad.  Whether you pick making a green grape salad or a red grape salad, or a combination of both, this dish will add a touch of heaven to your family meal.

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Arugula Orange Pomegranate Salad

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This pretty and simple salad is perfect for dinner parties, holidays or any night of the week.

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Shaved Asparagus Salad with Peanut Dressing

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Vibrant and crisp shaved asparagus salad with peanut dressing is perfect for Easter brunch or any springtime gathering.

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Bread Recipes

Dinner Rolls

Dinner-rolls

The smell alone is enough to bring even my pickiest kid to the table. Make your Holiday meals memorable with homemade rolls.

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Gluten-free Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls

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Gluten-free Dinner Rolls that taste like the ones grandma used to make for the Holidays. Enjoy these gluten-free rolls at the holidays and year-round.

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Other Side Dish Recipes

Southern Baked Mac and Cheese with Breadcrumbs

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Mac and cheese with a crunchy, golden brown breadcrumb topping! Made with gruyere and white cheddar cheese. Creamy, cheesy, and comforting. A classic southern Easter side dish recipe.

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Baked Pineapple Casserole

BAKED PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE

Make this with bread, eggs, and pineapple. This goes great with a holiday ham. 

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Creamy Vidalia Onion Casserole Recipe

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Creamy Vidalia Onion Casserole Recipe is a simple and tasty side dish that made with sweet onions and cream sauce. It’s a nice change for a big meal or a holiday dinner.

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Paula Deen Deviled Eggs, Copycat Recipe

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These southern Paula Deen deviled eggs are creamy, delicious and made with pickle relish. It’s a classic recipe with a lot of variation options.

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