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10 Easy Easter Sides You Can Make In Under an Hour

Brighten your Easter table with some flavorful fare you can whip up fast.
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Brighten your Easter table with some flavorful fare you can whip up fast.

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In this simple and elegant side dish, sweet green peas and asparagus are quickly sautéed with butter, shallots, and a touch of honey. GET THE RECIPE

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This lovely side dish is perfect for a holiday: it takes mere minutes to make, travels well to party, and can be served warm or room temperature. GET THE RECIPE

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Fresh berries make an elegant addition to baby spinach, pecans and goat cheese. This pretty salad always elicits oohs and aahs. GET THE RECIPE

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This springy salad is the essence of Easter. You can serve it as a first course or a tasty accompaniment to poached salmon or honey baked ham. GET THE RECIPE

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Oven-roasted beets tossed in a tart and syrupy balsamic reduction -- if you like beets, you may just obsess over these. GET THE RECIPE

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Roasting carrots at a high temperature intensifies their flavor and brings out their natural sweetness. GET THE RECIPE

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Forget those squeaky boiled green beans. These roasted beans are tender and caramelized, and tossed with mellowed chunks of garlic, lemon-infused olive oil, crunchy pine nuts and nutty Parmigiano-Reggiano. GET THE RECIPE

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This rustic version of mashed potatoes is an easy crowd-pleaser. Simply boil a few pounds of baby red potatoes, smash them with a fork, them mix them with butter, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. GET THE RECIPE

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Fresh orange slices marinated in a Moroccan-spiced vinaigrette and caramelized onions make a flavorful and elegant topping for a bed of fresh baby spinach. GET THE RECIPE

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No Easter table is complete without a delicious bread. Buttery in flavor with a fluffy interior and toasty golden crust, these are the best biscuits to ever come out of my oven. GET THE RECIPE