What Side Dishes Go Best With an Easter Ham?

February 11th, 2016

snippyBroadbent’s Easter hams help complete many people’s Easter day celebrations around the country. After all, Easter is typically celebrated with a special dinner, surrounded by friends and/or family. It’s one of the rare times of the year when people from near and far come together to gather around one table to give thanks and celebrate faith, hope and love. Food is a big part of Easter. Broadbent’s Easter hams come ready-to-bake or fully-cooked in a variety of styles including whole, boneless, semi-boneless or sliced.


What side dishes go best with an Easter ham from Broadbent’s? Well, for starters, spring vegetables work well. How about a potato salad? Also, consider a nice lemon risotto with peas, tarragon and leeks. If you and your group of diners like cheese, how about a two-cheese squash casserole topped with crumbled Broadbent’s Pepper Bacon to go with the Easter ham? Or perhaps you could use fresh peas mixed with mint and green onions for a nice combination with the main course. A quick Internet search for side dish ideas and recipes can yield a stunning array of delectable results. Rachael Ray has over a dozen side dish considerations for you at her website.


It’s not unusual for people to have some applesauce with their Easter ham or some pineapple rings to Easter Dinnersadd a unique flavor to the meal. It’s also fun to mix up various veggies and spices to go with the ham, including asparagus and tomatoes, sautéed carrots with sage, or broccoli covered with lemon juice and butter. Add some corn cake, deviled eggs garnished with Broadbent’s Ground Ham or cole slaw to the festivities and you’ve got the makings of a diverse and tasty Easter meal.


Broadbent’s Easter hams include the boneless cooked country ham as well as the conveniently spiral sliced city ham. Don’t forget to add on a jar of Broadbent’s Sweet & Tangy mustard to your order, just in time for Easter dinner. Visit this link to order “fixins” for this Easter here: http://www.broadbenthams.com/Easter-Hams/products/64/



Written by Laura Oberle

There’s Kentucky country ham, and then there’s Kentucky country ham from Broadbent’s. The makers of award-winning Kentucky country ham, hickory smoked bacon, and smoked sausage. The tradition of making products of the highest quality has been the same for over 100-years. Whether your tastes in Ham flavor is salty or sweet, we’ve got the perfect Ham for your Christmas celebration! Please Browse through our selections, all guaranteed to please!

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