Our favourite Easter weekend recipes

From quick and satisfying fish recipes for Good Friday to delicious lamb recipes that put a spin on the traditional roast, these are the only recipes you need this Easter weekend to make an impression.

For Good Friday: Sweet gem and cod braised with peas

Sweet gem and cod braised with peas

This delicious and simple recipe is perfect for Good Friday. It’s healthy, tasty and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes – perfect if you have family visiting or need a quick meal before or after evening mass.

For Good Friday: Smoked haddock and watercress fishcakes

Smoked haddock and watercress fishcakes

These fishcakes with zingy lemon, buttery smoked haddock and peppery watercress are a family favourite and perfect for when you need to feed a crowd. You can do most of the prep ahead – simply fry or reheat when it comes time to serve.

For brunch: Warm asparagus salad with poached egg and parmesan

Warm asparagus salad with poached egg and parmesan

This delicious warm asparagus salad is perfect as a hearty breakfast, brunch or lunch recipe and works for vegetarians, too.

For Easter Sunday: Roast leg of lamb with chorizo and shallot stuffing

Roasted leg of lamb with chorizo and shallot stuffing

This recipe for roasted leg of lamb with a shallot and chorizo stuffing served with a spiced shallot and cherry tomato sauce will make a superb special occasion meal ideal to serve on Easter Sunday.

For Easter Sunday: Herb crusted rack of lamb with pea and mint sauce

Herb crusted rack of lamb with pea and mint sauce

This herb crusted rack of lamb with pea, mint and shallot sauce is a delicious and satisfying meal, perfect for Easter Sunday.

For dessert: Strawberry meringue roulade with mascarpone

Strawberry meringue roulade with mascarpone

This delicious dessert is surprisingly light, making it the perfect choice for after a large family dinner. The crisp and chewy meringue encases a rich strawberry and mascarpone cream filling, and the almonds around the outside add a delicious crunch.

For dessert: Chocolate dipped strawberries

Chocolate dipped strawberries

Instead of hunting for chocolate eggs, try this grown-up treat for Easter. Healthier than a bar of chocolate and easy to prepare ahead, it’s the perfect decadent treat for adults to enjoy while the little ones enjoy their Easter treats after a hearty Sunday roast.


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8th Apr 2019
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They all sound really tasty but as I live on my own far too much for one.
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7th Apr 2017
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They all look delicious. Would like to try them all.

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