Vegan Easter Sunday Lunch Recipes
The long Easter weekend usually comes with long spring walks, time off with friends and family and plenty of tasty food – vegan Sunday lunches, baked treats and, of course, chocolate! We’ve compiled some of our favourite plant-based recipes that will get your vegan Easter feast really going.
Vegan Easter recipes
No matter what sort of Easter lunch you had in mind, we’ve got plenty of recipes to suit every occasion. From a traditional Sunday roast to the perfect spring menu, these plant-based recipes will be sure to impress vegans and meat-eaters alike. To finish off, Easter weekend wouldn't be complete without some sweet treats, so we've got a few Easter baking recipes for you too.
Plant-based roast recipes
If you’re opting for a vegan take on the classic Sunday roast, then here’s what we’ve got for you.
This hearty favourite is the perfect main event at any plant-based roast!
We love this crunchy, soft, savoury and sweet stuffing so much that we’d be happy for it to be the entire meal, but of course, it is an excellent side dish for a roast too.
Crispy vegan Yorkshire puddings – what’s better than that?
These fluffy and crispy roast potatoes are brought to life with fresh rosemary.
This rich red onion gravy will perfectly tie together all of the above dishes and envelop your Easter roast in a thick and glossy blanket.
To add some sweetness and tang to the meal, these maple and ginger roast carrots are just the ticket.
Recipes for a fresh spring vegan Easter meal
For something a little lighter that champions the best local produce that spring has to offer.
This tart recipe is easily customisable depending on the fresh produce you have access to, but the result is always a crisp tart topped with vibrant green vegetables pulled together with a zesty and minty cashew-cream.
If you’re after a variety of texture, then this herby asparagus salad with roasted almond flakes and giant couscous has it in spades.
For a delicious plant-based magiritsa soup, a traditional Greek Easter dish, this recipe from Akis Petretzikis is the one for you. It’s packed full of wild mushrooms, rice, fresh lettuce and plenty more.
Vegan-friendly Easter baking recipes
What would the bank holiday weekend be without a little Easter baking?
And what would a long Easter walk be without the prospect of returning to a large cup of tea and fresh hot cross buns?
If you’re not already chocolate-d out by now, then you must try this recipe for rich and fudgy vegan tiffin to up your cocoa-content!
Don't feel like cooking?
If you're not keen on washing up but want to spend the Easter weekend enjoying delicious chef-made food, check out our menu. Our pies and tarts make the perfect centrepiece; accompany with crispy roast potatoes, rosemary roasted veggies and truffle cauliflower cheese for a traditional take or minty leeks & peas, mediterranean pesto veggies and spiced sweet potato wedges for a lighter option.
Let us know what you think of the recipes in the comments below!
By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.