8 Tasty Alternatives to Easter Ham

You can still make a show-stopping holiday dinner even if you don't roast an entire ham

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8 Tasty Alternatives to Easter Ham

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You can still make a show-stopping holiday dinner even if you don't roast an entire ham.

Apple-Shallot Roasted Turkey

This delicious turkey recipe has lots of sweet and savory flavor thanks to the easy apple and shallot stuffing and the quick herb mixture you rub onto the surface of the turkey before roasting. If you don’t have the exact herbs called for in this Apple-Shallot Roasted Turkey recipe, feel free to make substitutions.

Crispy Roast Chicken

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Believe it or not, you only need four things to make a savory roast chicken with a crispy skin: a chicken, butter, salt, and fresh herbs.

Leg of Lamb

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Roasting an entire leg of lamb is easier than you think, and the finished roast makes a stunning centerpiece for any holiday table. This leg of lamb recipe calls for a mix of dried herbs and spices that are rubbed directly onto the lamb before roasting, ensuring a flavorful finished dish.

Maple Syrup Pork Roast

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Spring is prime time for maple syrup, so why not use some to glaze your Easter roast? This bone-in pork roast is sweet, salty, and easy to make.

Rack of Lamb with Garden Gremolata

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This delicious dish is ready in well under 60 minutes, but everyone will think you spent hours in the kitchen preparing it. While the rack of lamb is roasting in the oven, make a quick and flavorful gremolata by combining finely chopped herbs, lemon zest, and salt.

Red Wine Roast

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This tender, juicy prime rib is marinated in sweet red wine and brown sugar. The roast is easy to make, but it does require 12 to 36 hours of marinating time, so be sure to plan ahead — trust us,  you’ll be glad you did.

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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Pork tenderloin makes the perfect holiday meal when you’re short on time. It cooks quickly, pairs well with a number of seasonal flavors, and looks beautiful when it’s sliced and laid out on a serving platter. The great thing about this roasted pork tenderloin recipe is that you can use either fresh or dried herbs; both will result in a flavorful roast.

Rosemary Citrus-Herb Turkey

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It doesn’t get easier than this. Make a quick citrus and herb rub in your food processor, rub it onto the outside of your turkey, and then roast it to delicious and aromatic perfection. This Rosemary Citrus-Herb Turkey recipe is a must-try any time of year.