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Roast leg of lamb with vegetables

Healthy Easter recipes

42 Recipes

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

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  • Healthy Easter lamb with vegetables on a serving plate

    Healthy Easter lamb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 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

  • Asparagus on plate with cutlery

    Roasted asparagus

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Roast Parmesan parsnips

    Roast Parmesan parsnips

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Healthy gravy served in a gravy jug

    Healthy gravy

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

  • A bowl of crispy roast potatoes sprinkled with salt

    Crispy roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 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

  • Honey-glazed roast carrots in a bowl

    Honey-glazed roast carrots

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Roasting carrots intensifies their flavour and the honey and vinegar make them deliciously sweet and sour

  • Healthy spiced rice pudding served in a bowl

    Healthy spiced rice pudding

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 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

  • Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

    Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 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

  • Baked new potatoes with wilted wild garlic served in a bowl

    Baked new potatoes with wilted wild garlic

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    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

  • A roasted stuffed cauliflower on a plate

    Roasted stuffed cauliflower

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.15 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

  • Fennel & lemon boulangère potatoes in a baking dish

    Fennel & lemon boulangère potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve these boulangère potatoes with fennel seeds and lemon for a healthy, flavour-packed side dish. It makes a great side for a Sunday roast

  • Veg patch hummus served in decorative flower pots

    Healthy veg patch hummus

    A star rating of 2.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Healthy Easter bunny pancakes served on a plate

    Healthy Easter bunny pancakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Celebrate Easter with these cute rabbit pancakes – a fun and healthy breakfast treat for kids. Use whole or semi-skimmed milk if cooking for under fives

  • An Easter boiled egg scene

    Healthy Easter boiled eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.149 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

  • Lighter Scotch eggs

    Lighter Scotch eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Roast chicken & roots

    Roast chicken & roots

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day

  • Healthy roast turkey crown served on a plate with roasted veg

    Healthy roast turkey crown

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

    Garlic roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

    Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

    Easy roasted cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.16 ratings

    This quick and healthy recipe for roasted cauliflower with garlic and bay seasoning is perfect for salads and side dishes.

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