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We’re keeping it simple but special for this traditional Easter Lunch Meal Plan 🌼 Easter Sunday lunch, without the faff, including a slow cooker show stopper. These easy but delicious recipes will cover all bases if you’re planning to cook at home for the long Easter weekend.

Easter Meal Plan Collage

There’s really no better way to celebrate any occasion than the FOOD (obviously), and 🌼 Easter 🌼 is one of those times it’s so lovely to gather your nearest and dearest around the table for a feast. 

Spring is in the air, there’s a sense of new beginnings, there’s less pressure than Christmas, and there’s chocolate all around. What’s not to love?!

I hope this special edition meal plan will help to make things even easier – and more enjoyable – for your Easter Lunch. This plan features easy recipes to follow, as well as a shopping list of ingredients.

I’ll be sharing this meal plan on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok, so watch out for the videos so you can cook along.

Why use this meal plan?

⭐️ Involves the main event – LAMB – being slow cooked to save precious time in the kitchen

⭐️ The desserts can be made in advance too

⭐️ This leaves plenty of time to make the sides – Parmentier Potatoes and Roast Carrots and Parsnips – as well as set the table and enjoy yourself

You can find more regular week Meal Plans here:

Meal Plan 20 – £29.68
Meal Plan 19 – £35.69
Meal Plan 18 – £34.27

Let me know how you got on and what you thought of these recipes. Please rate the recipe using the ⭐️ below.

Also I’d LOVE to see your cooking creations. If you’d like to share yours with me, you can tag me on Instagram (@tamingtwins).

The recipes:

Recipe 1

⭐️ Makes its own delicious gravy as it cooks

⭐️ Uses lamb shoulder – a good value joint and tender

⭐️ No prior browning necessary

A roasted lamb shoulder cooked in the slow cooker, in a tin with baking paper, carrots and onion and a mint glaze on top.
5 from 45 votes

Slow Cooker Lamb Shoulder {with Mint Glaze & Rich Gravy}

This Slow Cooker Lamb Shoulder recipe is the easiest and most delicious 'roast'. With very little prep, out comes succulent and tender meat that's impressive, delicious and hearty. This is your foolproof guide.
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Recipe 2

⭐️ A lovely change from normal Roast Potatoes

⭐️ Crunchy contrast with the tender lamb

⭐️ Tasty, crispy and delicious

Close up of parmentier potatoes as a delicious side dish.
5 from 18 votes

Crunchy Parmentier Potatoes {with Garlic and Herbs}

These crunchy Parmentier Potatoes and so easy to make. Baked until golden and drenched in garlic and herbs.
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Recipe 3

⭐️ A special vegetable side dish that’s not just for Christmas!

⭐️ You can prep ahead to save more time

⭐️ Sweet, sticky and goes perfectly with the lamb

Close up of honey roasted carrots and parsnips on a baking tray, out of the oven.
5 from 50 votes

Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

A special roast dinner wouldn’t be the same without indulgent, extra special side dishes to elevate the ultimate roast dinner. Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips are so delicious and can be prepped in advance.
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Recipe 4

⭐️ An easy NO BAKE dessert, even for beginners

⭐️ Recipe has lots of tips and tricks for perfecting

⭐️ Make ahead and leave to chill for best results

No Bake Mini Egg Cheesecake for Easter on a plate.
4.43 from 961 votes

Mini Egg Cheesecake {Best Ever Recipe!}

This easiest ever No Bake Easter Mini Egg Cheesecake is packed with Easter chocolate treats. A crumbly biscuit base, topped with whipped cream and cream cheese, an absolutely delicious dessert.
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Alternative Dessert

⭐️ If you have a spare slow cooker or aren’t cooking your meat in one, you could have this hot, gooey chocolate pudding instead

⭐️ Takes up to 2.5 hours to cook and can be served straight from the pan, so it’s another hands-off pud for when the kitchen is busy

A slow cooker filled with cooked chocolate easter pudding with mini eggs on top and a spoon about to serve up.
5 from 17 votes

Mini Egg Easter Pudding {Slow Cooker Recipe}

This Mini Egg Easter Pudding made in the slow cooker is your answer to a convenient but oozingly delicious chocolate dessert for a special seasonal meal.
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Sarah Rossi founder of and author of 'What's for Dinner?' books.


Hi, I'm Sarah. I help busy people decide 'What's for Dinner?' Find hundreds of recipes here, and also in my bestselling recipe book. Hope my recipes make your life easier ❤️

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