Not only are these sweet and savoury Easter dishes by Ina Garten pleasing to the eye, but they will certainly delight the palate and have you wishing that Easter came but more than once a year. Whether you’re looking for brunch inspiration, dinner ideas or drool-worthy desserts, the Barefoot Contessa has you covered.
Croissant Bread Pudding
Start the day with this soft, warm bread pudding with raisins for Easter brunch at home. It’s the perfect way to give new life to stale croissants.
Challah French Toast
After a fun morning of hunting for Easter eggs, you’re going to want an easy breakfast option to feed your family fast. The only thing better than this decadent brunch favourite is the fact that it can be whipped up in 20 minutes.
Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Looking for a crowd-pleasing side dish? These gorgeous hasselback potatoes are lightly dressed with olive oil, fresh rosemary and seasoning then oven-roasted until crisp and golden. For another crispy potato recipe, try these smashed potatoes with carmelized onion dip.
For a sweet treat that’s perfect for sunny spring weather, try The Barefoot Contessa’s luscious lemon squares. Sweet and tart with a buttery bottom, they’re sure to be a hit.
Ina Garten’s strawberry tart is one of those classic delightful Easter desserts that makes spring even sweeter.
Mini Brioche Rolls
Bread baskets are a must at any big family dinner. Ina Garten’s take on mini brioche rolls is an easy recipe every home baker can master.
Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts
These aromatic, cheesy Easter tarts make an appetizing and vegetarian-friendly dish.
Herbed Orzo with Feta
Every big meal should have a few hearty vegetarian sides, and this spring pasta is a favourite of guests of all ages.
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
Elevate an Easter classic by adding some smoked salmon for a family-favourite dish that presents beautifully.
A ham sandwich grilled with a cheesy sauce — it’s no wonder this traditional French classic is a brunch favourite.
Serve a piece of this lemon cake warm with some ice cream for an after-dinner treat or as a sweet start to Easter morning with coffee and tea.
There’s nothing like a simple side of roasted asparagus to complement a main. Ina Garten shares how to cook this popular spring green perfectly in the oven.
Grilled New York Strip Steaks
Wow loved ones with perfectly cooked steaks for an Easter dinner they won’t forget anytime soon.