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.


 


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

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Edible gift recipes
Chocolate recipes
Easter baking recipes

 

 

 

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