Roast leg of lamb with vegetables

Healthy Easter recipes

36 Recipes

Discover our favourite nutritious recipes for Easter, including healthy roast centrepieces and sides, plus child-friendly snacks and treats.

Healthy Easter lamb

3

(2 ratings)

Try a lighter take on roast lamb with this healthy Easter centrepiece. A trimmed leg of lamb is served with vibrant spring vegetables tossed in herbs and lemon
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy veg patch hummus

4

(1 rating)

Make this healthy hummus and pile into mini plant pots for a cute snack for kids. Children will love it, and they can dunk in carrots and other crudités
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Easter bunny pancakes

5

(1 rating)

Celebrate Easter with these cute rabbit pancakes - a healthy and fun breakfast treat for kids. Use whole or semi-skimmed milk if cooking for under fives
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Easter boiled eggs

0

(0 ratings)

Create fun creatures with simple and healthy boiled eggs for little children this Easter. They’ll love helping you make an edible spring scene and enjoy one of their five a day at the same time...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy spiced rice pudding

2.333335

(3 ratings)

Make a rice pudding infused with hot cross bun flavours for a special (and healthy) Easter treat for the family. Use semi-skimmed milk for 2-5 year olds
  • 4 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Falafel Scotch eggs

4.25

(8 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter Scotch eggs

5

(1 rating)

The picnic classic gets a healthy makeover - two thirds of the fat is knocked off by using lentils and lean pork and baking instead of frying
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roasted asparagus

4

(1 rating)

Need some vibrant spring greens to go with your main meal? Try our super simple roasted asparagus recipe to showcase seasonal veg at its finest
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Honey-glazed roast carrots

4.533335

(15 ratings)

Roasting carrots intensifies their flavour and the honey and vinegar make them deliciously sweet and sour
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Best ever roast potatoes

5

(5 ratings)

We've created our ultimate recipe for crispy, crunchy roast potatoes – follow our cookery team's top tips to take this classic side dish from standard to sensational...
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted stuffed cauliflower

3.4

(5 ratings)

Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roast chicken & roots

4.57143

(7 ratings)

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy roast turkey crown

5

(2 ratings)

Roast a turkey crown if you're catering to fewer people this Christmas. It's also a lighter option if you don't want to overindulge on the big day...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

5

(1 rating)

Crispy roasties are essential to any Sunday dinner. Everyone's favourite side can only be improved by roasting in goose fat, with garlic and herbs...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast Parmesan parsnips

5

(3 ratings)

For a twist on a favourite side dish, coat parsnips in corn and grated Italian cheese to ensure a tasty, crunchy finish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

5

(6 ratings)

This versatile root vegetable can be roasted like a potato - with a drizzle of honey and sprinkling of spice you get a very special side dish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

4.25

(4 ratings)

You can eat this roast chicken as a healthy Sunday lunch. Swede, celeriac and carrots flavoured with rosemary, lemon and garlic ramp up the taste
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

4.630435

(92 ratings)

Silverside and topside are cheaper and leaner cuts of meat, well-suited to slow-cooking. The stock and juices make a great sauce when combined with caramelised onions
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Warm spring vegetables

5

(5 ratings)

This vibrant green side dish is a delicious way to serve vegetables alongside your Sunday roast
  • 23 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smashed roasties

4.8

(5 ratings)

Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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