Whether you’re planning a sit-down dinner or hosting a brunch, these great recipes will bring a festive flair to your Easter celebration. Of course, if you don’t have time to cook it all yourself, visit Roche Bros. kitchen for anything from your main course to spring side dishes to beautiful, festive desserts.
Happy Easter from all of us at Roche Bros.!
The Main Course
Highlight lamb as your entrée, next to the traditional ham:
Simply Roasted Lamb with Mint Gremolata
With a fresh, spring-inspired condiment made with fresh mint, parsley, garlic and lemon, this roasted lamb recipe would make a wonderful centerpiece for your Sunday meal.
Grilled Marinated Leg of Lamb with Asparagus and Mint Chimichurri
Compliments of our friends at Entwine Wines, this recipe highlights the fresh, earthy
flavors of mint, asparagus and lamb on the grill.
Spring Sides and Salads
Enjoy the flavors of spring produce on the side:
Harvest Kale Salad
Roasted butternut squash with maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg pairs with lightly dressed kale with walnuts for this standout salad.
Brussels Sprouts with Dried Cranberries & Hazelnuts
Tangy and crunchy with only five ingredients, this side dish might become your new holiday signature.
This traditional side dish matches nicely with ham, lamb or any other entrée.
Rustic Smashed Potatoes
Start with this recipe for smashed potatoes and add spice with horseradish or a medley of fresh herbs.
Feature eggs at brunch:
Ham, Asparagus & Gruyère Strata
Start off your Easter morning with this strata. Plan on preparing the night before, as this dish requires at least four hours of refrigeration.
Eggs in a Basket
Sometimes referred to as Egg’s Nest or Sunshine Toast, these Eggs in a Basket combine a few of everyone’s favorite breakfast foods into one package.
A Fun Dessert
Alongside your ricotta pie, coconut cake and mini cakes decorated in pastel colors from Roche Bros. bakery, have fun with these dessert recipes:
A fun activity to do with your kids this Easter, show off those decorated eggs or other holiday candies with chocolate nests!
Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
This light and lovely lemon cake is the perfect way to finish off your Easter festivities.
Exciting Ways to Use Leftovers
Keep the celebration going the next day with these great sandwiches:
The next morning, pair a leftover slice of ham and a simple fried egg with a zesty homemade pesto in this post-holiday sandwich.
Egg, Lamb & Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches
Savor in the rest of the lamb with this breakfast sandwich!