Greek-style feta and spinach filo pie with slice cut out

Easter lunch recipes

Sit down to a satisfying roast dinner or veggie centerpiece to celebrate Easter Sunday. Our showstopping lunch recipes include Greek Easter lamb, cheese pies and desserts.

430 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie. A good fail-safe for your repertoire

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
61 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If spring is in the air you don't want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast

2 hrs
Easy
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8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant green side dish is a delicious way to serve vegetables alongside your Sunday roast

23 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate Easter with this spring chicken pot pie. It's kinder on your wallet than the traditional roast lamb, and equally enjoyable

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
228 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Thin slices of potato slow cooked in the oven with cream and garlic – the most decadent of side dishes

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well

2 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Forage for wild garlic to make these baked new potatoes, they're a delicious side dish for meat and fish dishes. Swap the wild garlic for watercress, if you like

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The parmesan 'tuiles' make this soup stylish enough for entertaining – but they take just a few minutes to make

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg

8 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve Tom Kerridge's salmon with creamed spinach and a light white wine and mushroom sauce for a fabulous fish course. It's also a great dish for Good Friday

55 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sunday lunch doesn't have to be stressful - just pop a leg of lamb and herby sliced potatoes into one big dish

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
46 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Minimise your washing-up with this delicious one-pan chicken pie with spinach and herbs and topped with crispy filo pastry. It's ideal for busy weeknights

40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This authentic dish of meltingly tender leg of lamb is roasted with garlic, lemon and potatoes for an irresistible Sunday lunch centrepiece

4 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Greek-inspired pie as a centrepiece dish for a special occasion. Encased in fabulous filo pastry, it's packed with leeks, artichokes and cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
256 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your roast potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A slice of showstopping Easter chocolate tart is the perfect way to finish a meal. This simple chocolate egg filled dessert is easier than you think

50 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Everyone loves a Danish pastry, especially when it’s chocolaty and big enough to share

1 hr and 25 mins
A challenge
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Rice, feta and spinach make the filling for a savoury twist on the Moroccan dish M'hanncha - perfect for entertaining outdoors

2 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Score the skin of your lamb and marinate with a herby, garlicky pesto for an extra special Sunday roast

2 hrs
More effort
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's classic seafood starter is best made the day before and left in the fridge overnight - perfect for a special Sunday lunch

25 mins
Easy
43 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Bake this classic Easter simnel cake. Top with 11 balls of marzipan – said to represent 11 of Jesus’s disciples, leaving off Judas – or with spring flowers

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make our comforting chicken and leek pie with a flaky puff pastry crust. Bursting with seasonal flavours, this easy pie recipe is perfect for entertaining.

3 hrs
More effort
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A classic Easter favourite, this saddle of lamb is stuffed with crunchy shallots, garlic and pancetta for a depth of flavour guaranteed to please your guests

1 hr and 45 mins
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