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Healthy Easter lamb with vegetables on a serving plate

Healthy Easter lunch menu

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Put together a feel-good feast for your Easter lunch with our delicious and nutritious recipes, including Easter lamb, roast potatoes, flavour-packed vegetables and spiced rice pudding.

For many, Easter is about spending time with family and friends and sharing delicious food. And, while we all enjoy indulging in a few treats, there are plenty of great-tasting, nutritious dishes you can serve, too. We've put together this complete menu for a lighter but still extra-special roast dinner, complete with a centrepiece leg of lamb, crispy roast potatoes and a sweet treat to finish.

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To start

Broccoli & pea soup with minty ricotta

Broccoli & pea soup with minty ricotta

Make this broccoli & pea soup to serve as a starter, then top it with minty ricotta and pine nuts. It's light, warming and filled with greens.

For the main course

Healthy Easter lamb

Lamb on a serving dish with vegetables

Try this lovely, lighter version of a classic roast leg of lamb, served on a bed of spring veg that have been tossed with lemon and herbs.

Crispy cubed roasties with garlic & thyme

Cubed roast potatoes

No roast dinner would be complete without golden roast spuds. We've flavoured ours with garlic and thyme and coated them in olive oil to create a perfectly crisp finish and fluffy centre.

Savoy cabbage with almonds

Savoy cabbage with almonds

Lightly toasted almonds add crunch to this healthy side dish of shredded cabbage, garlic and rosemary.

Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

Roast cauliflower in a baking dish

Bay leaves and lemon zest spruce up this simple roast cauliflower dish – you'll love how the flavours intensify as it roasts.

For dessert

Healthy spiced rice pudding

A bowl of spiced rice pudding topped with fresh orange segments

Round off your meal with our easy rice pudding recipe. It's infused with spices that have been inspired by the flavours of a hot cross bun, and it's topped with segments of juicy fresh orange.

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