Easter Dinner Recipes

Head into Coles for everything you need to create delicious Easter dinners. We’ll help you plan what to cook in the lead up to the long weekend, including quick and easy ideas for busy nights. These tasty main meal recipes are also ideal to enjoy as part of your Easter entertaining menu. 

Seafood is a classic choice for Easter and we have plenty of great-tasting dinner ideas to help you make the most of responsibly sourced seafood from Coles, including salmon, prawns, barramundi and more. Another traditional ingredient at Easter is Aussie lamb, so make it the star of your dinner table with our recipes. With hearty family roasts along with quick-to-cook cuts, there’s something for every occasion. Need more roast inspiration? Treat your family and friends to a traditional roast pork with crispy crackling or a succulent roast chicken dinner. Or keep it simple with quick and easy chicken dinners, fuss-free pasta dishes and other Italian favourites, and have our 5-ingredient recipes on stand-by too.

Our seasonal recipes are a great way to enjoy all the amazing autumn produce available at Coles now, so stock up on fresh veggies to use in our dinner recipes. Make sure you add some tasty meat-free dishes to your menu too, and keep our healthier recipes handy to help you balance out all those Easter treats.

Traditional Easter dinner ideas

From classic seafood dishes to twists on traditional lamb and pork, we have Easter mains that are ideal for feeding a crowd as part of your traditional Easter dinner menu. Or keep it simple and enjoy a cosy Easter Sunday dinner for four people. With these recipes, you can wow your guests with a spectacular centrepiece, or whip up a delicious meal in as little as 30 minutes.

Italian style Easter dinners

Easter is one of the most important holidays in Italy and Italian-inspired dishes are a favourite on Aussie tables year round. Take some inspiration for your Easter dinner menu with our recipes that feature some Italian-style flavours – think lemony herbed roast chicken, tender lamb served with homemade ragu and a creamy twist on lasagne that’s packed with flavour and freshness.

Vegetarian Easter dinners

Want to create a meat-free feast, or just looking for the best Easter dinner ideas to cater for vegetarian guests? Choose one or more of these hearty mains to plan your Easter dinner menu your way, from whole-roasted cauliflower to stuffed eggplants and even a veggie twist on a traditional Wellington.

Easy Easter dinner recipes

Looking for easy easter dinner ideas? If you’ve gone all out for breakfast and lunch, take it easy for dinner with our fuss-free recipes for simple easter dinners that are speedy, too. We’re talking quick-cooking cuts, veg with minimal prep required and loads of flavour. Best of all, everything you need is easy to pick up at your local Coles store.

Now get cooking

Delicious Easter dinners are sorted with our range of traditional, easy, vegetarian and Italian-style recipes. Need more inspiration? Check out our guides to Easter breakfast, brunch, lunch and desserts. Plus, find more great vegetarian recipes and inspiration for chicken, pasta and salmon. And for quick and easy 5-ingredient dinners, don’t miss our What’s for Dinner recipes.