Easter Dinner Recipes to Please a Crowd

If potatoes and peas were already on your Easter dinner menu, try combining the two in a more creative way than just mashed potatoes with peas on the side. Potato salad doesn't have to be mere picnic salad moistened with mayonnaise. This version is a riff on traditional potato salad made with sour cream, peas, bacon, and fresh mint. It's salty, creamy, savory, and refreshing. The creaminess comes from sour cream, and just a touch of heavy cream. This is just a different way of using the same ingredients to make your holiday dinner even better.

This potato salad strays from the mayo-based classic but is just as creamy and flavorful. First, cook the bacon until brown and crispy; then sauté the shallots in the bacon fat. Add some peas and mix everything together with boiled new potatoes, sour cream, a touch of heavy cream, and mint.... Read More