20 Healthy Easter Side Dishes

Find healthy spring side dish recipes for serving at your Easter celebration.
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With a bounty of bright spring vegetables popping up in markets and gardens, there's plenty of fresh produce available to make delicious and eye-appealing veggies to serve at your Easter feast.

Potatoes-A-Plenty

Sweet or white potatoes are both bursting with nutritional goodness including vitamin C. Mash them, top with cheese or roast. The possibilities are endless.

Spring Veggies

Let your table shine with the gorgeous spring veggie colors: green, red, orange, and white; these recipes are all packed with plenty of vitamins and minerals.

Delicious Greens

Don't forget your greens like Swiss chard, spinach, kale, bok choy, collards and escarole.

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby's full bio »

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