Easter Recipes: Family Friendly Meals to Try During the Long Weekend

Easter Recipes: Family Friendly Meals to Try During the Long Weekend

As we near Easter celebrations, many will be looking forward to a long weekend break. It’s a great time to unwind from the hustle of the new year, recharge and spend time with family. Nourishing our bodies with hearty, warm and delicious meals is one of the best ways to rejuvenate this Easter weekend.

We have put together a list of delicious recipes that the whole family with love!

Balsamic Risotto with Tomatoes and Basil.

A rich, warm, and tangy recipe where you can include your garden tomatoes if you have some! Don’t forget the fresh basil. Balsamic vinegar and parmesan are a great pairing of flavour. It will absolutely satisfy your family this Easter. This can be made vegetarian using veggie stock.

Recipe: https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/balsamic_risotto_with_tomatoes_and_basil/

Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots.

The perfect side dish to your main event, these tender, sweet and savoury carrots are only a 10-minute prep! The oven roasting of the carrots turns the honey and garlic sauce into a delicious glaze.

Recipe: https://diethood.com/honey-garlic-butter-roasted-carrots-recipe/

Honey Mustard Chicken.

Grab your Dijon mustard, and wholegrain mustard, and get ready for a sweet and tangy marinade for your chicken that your family will love. It’s so easy to marinade the chicken overnight and grill it when it’s time for your meal.

Recipe: https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/honey-mustard-chicken/

Garlic Herb Potatoes.

Everyone likes garlic, and many love potatoes, too! Combine two favourites and create the most delicious roast potatoes to pair with your Easter meal this long weekend. They are crispy, herby, and will make your kitchen smell incredible.

Recipe: https://rasamalaysia.com/garlic-herb-roasted-potatoes/

One-Pan Tomato Pasta.

If you are feeling less traditional this long weekend, and want to keep pots and pans to a minimum, this recipe is for you. This three tomato and fresh basil spaghetti can be cooked in only one large pan. It’s easy, tasty, and perfected when topped with grated parmesan. The spaghetti cooks by soaking up the liquid in the pan. This recipe can be made vegan, and gluten free by swapping out the spaghetti for a gluten free variety. Voila!

Recipe: https://bakerbynature.com/one-pan-tomato-basil-pasta/

Mediterranean Lamb & Vegetable Skewers.

These are a great, tasty option for those wanting to prepare for their Easter meal in advance. They are versatile, and easily put together. It’s another great gluten free option. They will be devoured quickly!

Recipe: https://www.countdown.co.nz/recipes/dinner/3303/vj-cooks-mediterranean-lamb-and-vegetable-skewers

Easter Spiced Chocolate Brownie.

A holiday twist on a much-loved recipe, these sweet treats are the perfect Easter themed treat or desert.

Recipe: https://www.countdown.co.nz/recipes/dessert/3114/easter-spiced-chocolate-brownie

Pretzel Nests.

The kids will love helping with these fun, Easter themed treats. It’s chocolatey, sweet, and doesn’t require an oven. Pull these out for desert to impress your family and friends, and make the kids smile.

Recipe: https://www.glad.co.nz/tips/pretzel-nests/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=gladeasterfy23&utm_content=nests&pp=0&epik=dj0yJnU9Mm1ydTEzZW55RVk0OEtqeWlOSzZzVHlxZ1pDQUtWbmkmcD0xJm49X2RJNHZIVmNzcXFrRzFaejZ4TjVSdyZ0PUFBQUFBR1FjNzBn

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