The ultimate Easter Sunday lunch

    Top tips and recipes for putting on a special Easter Sunday lunch.

    Roast leg of lamb

    Easter is a great time to gather together friends and family and enjoy the very best food and wines. Make Sunday lunch something special by mixing and matching our favourite Easter recipes. For even more ideas, have a look at our Easter recipe collection.

    For starters

    Spiced beetroot & feta tarts with tahini-dressed leaves
    Salmon & prawns with dill & lime aïoli
    Crab mayonnaise with Melba toast & herb salad
    Mini smoked haddock Scotch eggs
    Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo
    Whipped Brie salad with dates & candied walnuts

     

    Carrot & butter bean soup

     


    Our favourite for Easter is this Indian spiced Creamy curried carrot & butter bean soup which will feed 8-10 people, or keep leftovers in the fridge for an easy Bank Holiday Monday lunch.



     

    The traditional lamb roast

    Slow-cooked Greek Easter lamb with lemons, olives and bay
    Marrakech lamb with tahini squash gratin
    Roast lamb with spring herb crumbs
    Garlic & herb roast lamb on boulangère potatoes
    Korean crusted roast lamb
    Slow-roast lamb with cinnamon, fennel & citrus
     

    http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2037637/allinone-spring-roast-chicken

     


    Try our all-in-one spring roast chicken - one pot and just 15 minutes in the kitchen means this is a perfect alternative for your Easter feast. Whichever roast you decide on, take a look at our roast timer for succulent meat everytime!


     


    The vegetarian main

    Cabbage steaks with apple, goat's cheese & pecans
    Creamy courgette lasagne
    Crispy Greek-style pie
    Squash with rice, sage & goat's cheese
    Mushroom, shallot & squash pie
    Sticky onion & cheddar quiche

    Courgette & basil pasta with pesto crumbs

     


    Individual veggie bakes are perfect for those avoiding meat. These cute courgette & basil pasta bakes with pesto crumbs will make vegetarians the envy of the table.



     

    Sensational sides

    Giant butter bean stew
    Braised baby leeks
    Lighter cauliflower cheese
    Green beans with shallots
    Spinach rice
    Raid-the-storecupboard side

    Mustard glazed new potatoes


     

    Perfect with lamb, our mustard-glazed roast new potatoes are just the thing for spring.

     

     

     

    Easter treats to finish your meal

    Dark & white chocolate cardamom swirl tart
    Brooklyn blackout cake
    Simnel battenberg cake
    Chocolate, pistachio & nougat semi-freddo
    Rhubarb, pear & hazelnut crumbles
    Rhubarb & ginger syllabub

    Hot cross bread & lemon pudding

     


    Transform leftover buns into hot cross bread & lemon pudding - the ultimate spring bake.


     

     

    More ideas for Easter

    Easter recipes
    Easy entertaining recipes
    Edible gift recipes
    Chocolate recipes
    Easter baking recipes

     

     

     

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