Easter lunch recipes

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

For those who like to follow Easter tradition, we’ve gathered together some of our best seasonal roast lamb and roast pork recipes, along with starters, sides and Easter desserts to make your meal rise to the occasion. Or, if you’re looking for something different to serve this Easter, we’ve included alternative roast lunch ideas 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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Herby dijon roast beef with rosemary potatoes

Summer roast recipes

Herby dijon roast beef with rosemary potatoes

This herby, dijon roast beef joint served with a zingy tarragon remoulade and herbed new...

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Crab apple and chilli glazed beef sirloin

Summer roast recipes

Crab apple and chilli glazed beef sirloin

This glazed beef sirloin recipe is so easy. It takes just 30 minutes to prepare,...

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Roast salmon with craquelin pastry topping

Showstopping salmon recipes

Roast salmon with craquelin pastry topping

This quick and easy roast salmon takes just 35 minutes. The secret to its success...

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Earl grey and orange hot cross bun trifle

Easter lunch recipes

Earl grey and orange hot cross bun trifle

This boozy Easter trifle with cream, custard and citrus curd is a fantastic way to...

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Easter chocolate meringue nests

Easter lunch recipes

Easter chocolate meringue nests

This kid-friendly Easter pud uses Easter chocolate such as Maltesers and Easter eggs and malty...

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Easter rocky road roulade

Easter recipes

Easter rocky road roulade

This double-chocolate and caramel Easter rocky road roulade is a decadent finale to a celebratory...

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Chicken, ham and mustard lattice pie

Chicken pie recipes

Chicken, ham and mustard lattice pie

Make this pretty-as-a-picture, chicken ham and mustard lattice pie over a spring weekend or as...

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Sweet ricotta tart

Sweet tart recipes

Sweet ricotta tart

Julia Busuttil Nishimura’s sweet ricotta tart with dark chocolate and Italian candied fruit is a...

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No-stir risotto with radishes, asparagus and artichokes

Vegetarian risotto recipes

No-stir risotto with radishes, asparagus and artichokes

The oven does the hard work with this no-stir baked risotto packed with spring vegetables....

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Spring vegetable soup

Recipes to celebrate spring

Spring vegetable soup

This spring vegetable soup celebrates the best of the season’s bounty: it’s bursting with asparagus,...

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Asparagus and goat’s cheese tart

Recipes to celebrate spring

Asparagus and goat’s cheese tart

Gill Meller’s deep-filled vegetarian tart with asparagus, broad beans, peas and fresh herbs is a...

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Stuffed leg of Welsh lamb with onion and leek sauce

Roast recipes

Stuffed leg of Welsh lamb with onion and...

James Martin’s traditional stuffed leg of Welsh lamb would make a showstopping Sunday roast or...

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Butterflied leg of spring lamb with mint pesto

Roast lamb leg recipes

Butterflied leg of spring lamb with mint pesto

For a twist on tradition, make this roast lamb stuffed with mint pesto for Easter...

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Torta della nonna (ricotta and lemon tart)

Italian dessert recipes

Torta della nonna (ricotta and lemon tart)

Angela Hartnett‘s elegant ricotta and lemon tart (torta della nonna) would make a fine dinner...

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Roast pork with peaches, garlic roast potatoes and courgette gratin

Summer roast recipes

Roast pork with peaches, garlic roast potatoes and...

London restaurateur Ben Tish shares his summery roast pork recipe served with roast peaches and...

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Raymond Blanc’s whole roast salmon

Showstopping salmon recipes

Raymond Blanc’s whole roast salmon

Raymond Blanc’s whole roast salmon makes a lovely change from meat in spring. Why not...

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Easter meringue wreath

Easter baking ideas

Easter meringue wreath

Get ready for a cracking Easter with a meringue wreath that’s sure to be a...

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Gâteau à la crème

Easter recipes

Gâteau à la crème

Raymond Blanc’s classic French dessert recipe is part of Easter tradition at his restaurant Belmond...

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Extra-crunchy parmesan roasties

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Extra-crunchy parmesan roasties

Scattered with parmesan and thyme, these extra crunchy potatoes are the perfect side dish. And...

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Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

Best Easter cake recipes

Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

It’s the perfect Easter combination – Cadbury’s mini eggs, chocolate cake and ice cream all...

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