Easter lunch and dinner ideas: Menus to suit every dietary need this Easter

Looking for inspiration for your family Easter lunch? We're here to help! We've created some delicious menu ideas to suit all tastes - from a tender roast chicken to a mouth-watering side of salmon. We've got lots of delicious recipes to inspire your Easter lunch this year

Easter dinner on a plate with rosemary and garlic leg of lamb and roast potatoes

Looking for inspiration for your family Easter roast lunch menu? We're here to help! We've created some delicious ideas to suit all tastes - from a tender roast chicken to a mouth-watering side of salmon.

Whether you're pescatarian, vegetarian (opens in new tab) or a meat-eater, you're going to need lots of ideas for an Easter lunch or dinner menu this year. We've got Easter recipes for you to try from roast dinner meats to meat-free alternatives like a delicious sweet potato and nut roast.

If you're celebrating with family, an Easter roast dinner is the perfect way to get everyone involved in cooking. With mains, sides and vegetables to consider there's plenty of chances for little (and big) ones to help out with chopping, peeling and baking.

Once you've mastered these Easter dinner recipes and Easter lunch ideas you'll be all set to cook the perfect Sunday lunch (opens in new tab) or even special occasion meal in the future too!

Easter lunch: ChickenEaster lunch: Lamb
MainRoast chicken with herb butterMainSt Clement’s roast lamb (opens in new tab)
SideLemon & thyme roast potatoes (opens in new tab)SideRoast potatoes with garlic and rosemary (opens in new tab)
VegHoney and mustard roast parsnips (opens in new tab)VegBraised red cabbage (opens in new tab)
Easter lunch: Chicken alternativeHairy Bikers' Spanish-style chicken bake (opens in new tab)Easter lunch: Lamb alternativeRachel Khoo's spring lamb stew (opens in new tab)
Easter lunch: BeefEaster lunch: Fish
MainMustard and thyme roast beef (opens in new tab)MainSalmon with parsley pesto (opens in new tab)
SideDauphinoise potatoes (opens in new tab)SideHerby new potatoes (opens in new tab)
VegAsparagus with crunchy lemon crumbs (opens in new tab)VegHoney-roasted summer veg (opens in new tab)
Easter lunch: Beef alternativeHairy Bikers' steak and ale pie (opens in new tab)Easter lunch: Fish alternativeJames Martin’s salmon, thyme and leek tart (opens in new tab)
Easter lunch: VegetarianEaster lunch: Under £10
MainSweet potato nut roast (opens in new tab)MainCitrus-roasted chicken (opens in new tab)
SidePesto potato salad with Parmesan crumbs (opens in new tab)SideMash potato (opens in new tab)
VegRoasted vegetables with honey and feta cheese (opens in new tab)VegHoney glazed carrots with parsley (opens in new tab) Total for this menu: £6.27
Easter lunch: Vegetarian alternativeTomato tarte tatin (opens in new tab)Easter lunch: Under £10 alternativeMary Berry's shepherd's pie dauphinois (opens in new tab) Total for this alternative: £9.65

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