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Vegetarian Easter

Updated on February 11, 2013

A Vegetarian Spring Menu For Easter

Find plenty of ideas to make your Vegetarian Easter meal festive and delicious WITHOUT an Easter ham or lamb! You'll get recipes and nutritional information for appetizers, soups, salads, a main dish, side dishes and dessert. Celebrate Easter with eggs and dark chocolates. Make use of the bounty spring provides for this meal: artichokes, greens, fava beans, asparagus, peas, mint and more.

A Seasonal Spring Meal For Vegetarians

Festive Enough For Your Easter Meal

You could sample this entire menu (2 Zucchini Keftides, 1 cup soup, 1 serving of salad / dinner and both side dishes, 1 dessert) for 1,884 calories, 155 grams of fat and 141 grams of carbohydrates. The wedge salad is the second highest item as far as calories and fat grams. You could leave it out to bring your nutritional counts down to 1516 calories, 117 grams of fat and 136 grams of carbohydrates yet still have a filling meal and dessert.

Starter

Zucchini Keftides With Feta And Dill (serves 12)

Ingredients:zucchini, scallions, fresh dill & mint, garlic, lemon peel, panko breadcrumbs, egg, feta cheese, canola oil, Greek-style yogurt

Calories Per Serving: 166

Fat Grams Per Serving: 19

Carbs Per Serving: 5.45 Can be made 4 hours ahead and chilled


Soup

Fennel Zucchini Soup With Warm Tomato Relish (serves 4)

Ingredients:olive oil, fennel, zucchini, fennel seeds, onion, vegetable broth, grape tomatoes

Calories Per Serving: 107

Fat Grams Per Serving: 7

Carbs Per Serving: 11


Salad

Romaine Wedges With Tangy Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette (serves 4)

Ingredients:olive oil, balsalmic vinegar, anchovy paste, garlic, Maytag Bleu Cheese, romaine lettuce, red onion

Calories Per Serving: 386

Fat Grams Per Serving: 38

Carbs Per Serving: 5


Main

Stuffed Artichokes With Capers And Pecorino Cheese (serves 4)

Ingredients:olive oil, onion, garlic, fresh thyme, fennel seeds, bread crumbs, Pecorino Romano cheese, capers, artichokes, dry white wine, vegetable broth

Calories Per Serving: 482

Fat Grams Per Serving: 41

Carbs Per Serving: 59


Side

Asparagus Mimosa (serves 4)

Ingredients:asparagus, tarragon vinegar, shallots, dijon mustard, olive oil, eggs

Calories Per Serving: 233

Fat Grams Per Serving: 21

Carbs Per Serving: 7


Side

Skillet Greens With Cumin And Tomato (serves 9 - serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients:olive oil, garlic, cumin, greens (spinach, mustard greens, kale, broccoli rabe, etc..), diced tomatoes

Calories Per Serving: 141

Fat Grams Per Serving: 5

Carbs Per Serving: 22


Dessert

Fresh Berries With Ricotta Cream (serves 4)

Ingredients:strawberries, apple juice, ricotta cheese, lemon zest, agave nectar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, mint sprigs, edible flowers

Calories Per Serving: 203

Fat Grams Per Serving: 5

Carbs Per Serving: 25


More Vegetarian Spring Recipe Ideas

Are you serving up a vegetarian Easter meal this year? Are you doing breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner? What does your menu look like and will you be using any of the suggested recipes from my vegetarian Easter meal plan?

Will You Be Having A Vegetarian Easter Feast This Year? - What's on your vegetarian Easter menu?

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      Laura Schofield 6 years ago from Chicago, IL USA

      @anonymous: Thanks for the blessing! Yes, they are delicious and perfect all throughout spring!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Awesome recipes ! Blessed by a Squidoo Angel on 4/29/2011. Have a great day!