Toad in the hole with broccoli in a pan

Mother’s Day dinner recipes

Impress mum with a Sunday lunch the whole family will love. Our Mother's Day recipes include traditional roasts, springtime one-pots, pies and decadent desserts.

36 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Transform toad-in-the-hole with melting mustardy cheddar and broccoli. Serve with steamed greens and this delicious homemade gravy

50 mins
Easy
153 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Dish up an easy, delicious chicken dinner that's full of spring flavours. The parmesan coating gives a satisfying crunch, and the meat inside stays tender

20 mins
Easy
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324 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Delicious and easy - a fish pie anyone can make. You'll learn how to poach fish and make a white sauce too

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
99 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Nestle leeks, potato and capers around salmon fillets to make this easy traybake for two. It's great as an midweek meal, or for a more romantic occasion

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg including asparagus and fresh peas  

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

An utterly irresistable creamy potato side dish with very few ingredients but oozing with flavour, try our ultimate gratin daphinois

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
229 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Slow-roasting is a great way to keep chicken nice and moist. Adding the potatoes to the roasting tin infuses them with plenty of flavour, too

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Merge cheesy leeks and a classic lasagne to make our mouth-watering family-sized pasta dish. This is an easy and impressive bubbling masterpiece

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Combine seasonal spring greens with creamy ricotta and fresh herbs, then wrap them in crisp filo pastry. Eating your greens has never been so enjoyable

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
232 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

You can make it up to two days ahead. Any leftovers will make a welcome treat with a cup of coffee the next day

25 mins
More effort
30 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay creates melt-in-the-mouth soufflés to impress a crowd

1 hr and 17 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
284 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade cheesy tomato pasta with gnocchi, chorizo and mozzarella for a comforting bake that makes an excellent midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Enhance the flavour of roast lamb with herbs and garlic, or you could try slices of anchovy, slivers of chilli or nuggets of feta pushed into the slits

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Give your greens a fresh new look by tossing them with mustard, ginger, onion and garlic

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
256 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Casseroles aren't just for winter – this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
44 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Reader Jessica Creed shares her showy, no-fail chocolate dessert - it's perfect for entertaining

35 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Wow your dinner guests and serve this spatchcocked chicken with chickpeas and labneh. The recipe uses wild garlic, which you can forage for in spring

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
152 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A taste of summer, this quiche is full of Italian flavours and is perfect for dinner in the garden

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is lovely hot or cold, and even better a day later when flavours have developed

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A take on the fennel-seasoned Italian dish porchetta, this Sunday lunch-worthy loin has a layer of perfect crackling

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Two mighty desserts merge in this seasonal pud made from baked rhubarb, mascarpone laced with almond liqueur and a covering of oat and almond crumble

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
155 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Making a cream out of the stalks means that every mouthful of pasta will have a delicious taste of asparagus

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Thanks to a breadcrumb coating made with parsley, mint, rosemary and garlic, this roast joint is a cut above the rest

2 hrs and 25 mins
More effort
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This baked cheesecake with citrus cream cheese topping is decorated with late summer fruit

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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