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3 Fabulous Easy Easter Dinner Recipes

Easter is right around the corner, a time when families get together to celebrate and spend time together doing fun things. What is equally important is being able to sit around the dining room table with your family and enjoy a home cooked mean, especially after all the chocolate you’ve been eating.

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Orange Baked Ham


1 fully cooked, spiral cut smoked ham on the bone

6 garlic cloves

240 grams of orange marmalade

½ cup Dijon mustard

1 cup light brown sugar, packed

1 orange, zested

¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice


Preheat the oven to 180°C

Place the ham in a heavy roasting pan

Mince the garlic in a food processor

Add the marmalade, mustard, brown sugar, orange zest and orange juice and process until smooth

Pour the glaze over the ham and bake for one hour until the ham is fully heated and the glaze is well browned

Serve hot or at room temperature

Banting Friendly Garlic and Herb Marinated Pork Chops with Cauliflower Mash


45ml chopped parsley

45ml chopped thyme leaves

45ml chopped fennel

4 pork loin chops (150-200g each)

300 grams cauliflower florets

30ml butter

400 grams courgettes, julienned

125ml olive oil, for marinade and extra char grilling

4 garlic cloves, crushed

2 dashes salt

3ml dried oreganum


Mix chopped fresh herbs, olive oil and garlic together

Add chops and coat evenly

Cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes or overnight

Steam cauliflower until just tender, then drain and mash with butter while still hot

Season well, set aside and keep warm

Heat a griddle pan and fry pork chops for 4-5 minutes on each side or until well charred and cooked through

While pan is still hot, lightly char courgette strips

Season and serve chops with cauliflower mash and courgette strips scattered with dried oreganum


Roasted Easter Lamb


½ lamb (5kg)

½ cup white wine vinegar

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ cup olive oil

1 tablespoon salt

½ tablespoon pepper



Chopped parsley for garnish


Marinate lamb in white wine vinegar, oregano, oil, salt and pepper

Refrigerate, covered, for 24 hours

Preheat oven to 180°C

Roast lamb, potatoes and onions, uncovered for approximately 1½ to 2 hours

We know you’ll be busy with the kids and the rest of the family taking part in all sorts of activities and events, and food may be the last thing on your mind. That is why we are reminding you in advance to get your grocery shopping and preparation done with these 3 easy Easter dinner recipes so that you can spend more time with your loved ones.

Written by Sarah Kantor

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