Easter lunch recipes

Whether you’re serving a slap-up roast to the whole family on Easter Sunday, or looking for spring dishes to enjoy over the bank holiday weekend, take a look at our Easter lunch recipes.

Want to dish up a traditional lunch? We’ve gathered together some of our best seasonal roast lamb, beef and pork recipes,  There’s also plenty of seasonal starters, sides and Easter desserts to make your Easter lunch rise to the occasion.

Perhaps you’re looking for something different to serve this Easter? We’ve also included alternative recipes that put fish, vegetables and springtime flavours centre-stage.

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Get inspired by these Easter baking ideas, this collection of show-stopping Easter cakes, or these recipes for homemade Easter eggs. Happy Easter!

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Baked chicory with ham

Gratin recipes

Baked chicory with ham

Slightly bitter white chicory, grown in the dark as a ‘forced’ salad vegetable, is at its peak in early spring....

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Pea soup with dill and wasabi crème fraîche

Soup recipes

Pea soup with dill and wasabi crème fraîche

This elegant pea soup makes an excellent Sunday lunch or Easter starter. The garnish of wasabi peas is optional, but...

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Pommes anna with lemon and sage

Potato recipes

Pommes anna with lemon and sage

Pommes anna is a dish of thinly sliced potatoes baked in layers, similar to dauphinois. There’s no cream added, though....

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Pork stifado

Pork recipes from around the world

Pork stifado

Stifado is a classic Greek stew, originally made with rabbit, but often now using pork or beef. The addition of...

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Polenta chips with salsa verde

Polenta recipes

Polenta chips with salsa verde

Crunchy on the outside but soft and creamy in the middle (just like any good chip should be), these polenta...

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Creamy baked leeks

Leek recipes

Creamy baked leeks

In this festive side dish recipe, leeks are cooked slowly in cream and cheese until soft and golden. Recipe taken...

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Roast pork loin with lavender honey-glazed apricots

Apricot recipes

Roast pork loin with lavender honey-glazed apricots

In this lovely roast pork loin recipe, lavender honey-glazed apricots soak up the meat juices and are served with the...

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Burrata with croutons and nettle and basil pesto

Burrata recipes

Burrata with croutons and nettle and basil pesto

Creamy burrata gets served up alongside croutons for crunch and a pepped up nettle pesto. A simple spring starter from...

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Sea bream with spring onion and brown butter rice

30-minute meal recipes

Sea bream with spring onion and brown butter rice

“Sea bream is a lovely fish that is easy to cook and goes brilliantly with the strong flavours in this...

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Crab, feta and chard quiche

April seasonal recipes

Crab, feta and chard quiche

“With the beginning of spring this dish celebrates the incoming lighter days. Quiche is a great idea for Easter Sunday...

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Double chocolate meringue tower

Meringue recipes

Double chocolate meringue tower

Our teetering double-chocolate meringue tower shows how something as simple as French meringue can be turned into a showstopper. We’ve...

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Fried artichokes with chickpeas, roasted tomatoes and mascarpone

30-minute meal recipes

Fried artichokes with chickpeas, roasted tomatoes and mascarpone

“This is a fresh, celebratory centrepiece that is perfect scooped up with slices of fresh bread. Tinned artichokes are available...

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Roast mutton shoulder with roast potatoes

Easter lamb recipes

Roast mutton shoulder with roast potatoes

“Mutton gets less of a look-in at Easter but it deserves to be the star of the show,” says food...

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Michel Roux Jr’s classic lemon tart

Celebrity chef recipes

Michel Roux Jr’s classic lemon tart

Make a perfect lemon tart with Michel Roux Jr’s recipe. The top chef’s tips and tricks will help you master...

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Prassinopita (celebration of greens pie)

Vegan dinner recipes

Prassinopita (celebration of greens pie)

Georgina Hayden’s prassinopita is her vegan take on Greek spanakopita. This celebration of greens pie is crammed with courgette and...

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Orange, fennel and pea shoot salad with walnuts

Healthy salad recipes

Orange, fennel and pea shoot salad with walnuts

This zesty orange, fennel and pea shoot salad makes a vibrant spring side dish. Add grilled prawns or halloumi to...

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