10 Easy Easter Sides You Can Make In Under an Hour

04/05/2015 05:35 am ET | Updated Jun 05, 2015

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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