A roasting tin with lamb, hasselback potatoes and olive dressing

Mother’s Day dinner ideas

These tasty dinner recipes are sure to be a hit with mum on Mothering Sunday – choose between roasts, risottos, pasta dishes and much more.

Treat mum to an extra-special homemade dinner she’ll love. We have all the recipe inspiration you need – from next level Sunday roasts to easy risottos, pastas and curries. 


One-pan lamb with hasselback potatoes

Take your roast game up a notch with this beautiful lamb dish, flavoured with lemon, herbs and garlic. The meat and crisp hasselback potatoes are cooked in one dish, intensifying the flavours (and meaning less washing-up). Pair with a punchy green olive & herb dressing and some spring greens.

Get the recipe: One-pan lamb with hassleback potatoes

Veggie spiral pie with spiced tomato sauce & chopped salad

This pastry parcel is packed with rice, feta and spinach, wrapped in buttered filo and wound into a beautiful coil shape before baking. The recipe requires quite a bit of space in the kitchen and some patience as you work with the pastry – but the end results are seriously impressive. A pie with real wow factor.

Get the recipe: Veggie spiral pie with spiced tomato sauce & chopped salad

Crab & asparagus pappardelle

Treat mum to this delicious seasonal dish. Dressed crab pairs perfectly with asparagus and the fresh egg pasta. We’ve added a luxurious touch of crème fraîche and finished with parsley, chives and hazelnuts. Serve with homemade garlic bread toasts for bonus points.

Get the recipe: Crab & asparagus pappardelle

Thai green curry roast chicken

Combine the aromatic umami flavour of a Thai green curry with a succulent whole chicken for a fabulously fresh take on Sunday roast. Serve alongside roasted sesame sweet potatoes & asparagus or toasted coconut rice.

Get the recipe: Thai green curry roast chicken

Green spinach & lemon risotto with crispy prosciutto

This vibrant risotto is a delicious dinner for two. With its bright green colour and luxurious creamy texture, it’s sure to make an impact. Top with crispy strips of prosciutto and finish with a sprinkle of freshly grated parmesan.

Get the recipe: Green spinach & lemon risotto with crispy prosciutto

Herby chicken spring pot pie

The pie’s the limit with this tasty, crispy one-pot chicken pie. Spring onions, mustard and herbs add plenty of flavour, while crème fraîche brings richness. Even better, it’s in the oven for just 30 minutes and takes just 10 minutes to prepare – that’s more time to raise a toast with mum.

Get the recipe: Herby chicken spring pot pie

Beetroot & red onion tarte tatin

This showstopping vegan tart is packed with flavour, including star anise and orange zest. It’s ideal as a centrepiece – serve with crispy roast potatoes, chopped green salad and lemon & parsley butter beans.

Get the recipe: Beetroot & red onion tarte tatin

Asparagus & broad bean lasagne

This lovely lasagne is on the lighter side, making use of seasonal spring vegetables including asparagus and broad beans. It’s also low in fat and provides three of your five-a-day. Top with grated parmesan or a vegetarian alternative, if you prefer.

Get the recipe: Asparagus & broad bean lasagne


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