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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. Try 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 lots of nutritious dishes that are also truly delicious. We've put together this complete menu for an extra-special roast dinner, complete with a centrepiece leg of lamb, crispy roast potatoes and a sweet treat to finish.


The recipes

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 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 give a perfect crisp finish, with a fluffy centre.

Savoy cabbage with almonds

Savoy cabbage with almonds

Lightly toasted almonds add a delicious crunchy texture 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.

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, infused with spices inspired by the flavours of a hot cross bun, and topped with segments of juicy fresh orange.

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