Sunday lunch can mean the most important meal in some households and there can be a lot of pressure to get it right.
If you want to rise to the occasion think about tried and tested Sunday lunch recipes like succulent roast meats that take a minimum of effort and can almost be forgotten about once popped in the oven. Serve up with a gravy or jus and all the trimmings to a hungry crowd that are sure to be satisfied.
If you don’t want to go down the traditional route, put a twist on things. Go for Middle Eastern or Indian spicing and alternative side dishes along with a winning vegetarian option. Think about plating and smaller portions if you are looking to go fine dining on Sunday.
We have a selection of 8 Sunday lunch recipes that are suitable for all levels of home cook, from the simple capon and vegetables cooked together in one pan to the chef inspired sous vide lamb served on a bed of puree.
We’ve got vegetarians covered too with a stunning roasted cauliflower head and baked potatoes and chanterelles.
We hope you’re inspired by these mouth-watering recipes on a Sunday.
If you're tired of your usual roast leg of lamb spice things up with this Indian inspired recipe for lamb with coriander, cumin, turmeric, garam masala, ginger and chili.
A great autumnal dish, chestnuts roast in the pan around the wild boar. One pot cooking as it should be.
A wholesome potato dish making good use of seasonal mushrooms. A good side dish to a roast meat or even a main dish for vegetarians supplemented with some other veg.
Potato, cauliflower, carrot and artichoke cook around the capon absorbing all the succulent juices. Delicious and easy.
Honey roasted pork comes with a spicy hot bean salsa in this Mexican inspired dish.
Italian chef Andrea Berton brings us this lamb cooked in a sous vide and finished off by browning in a pan served with lemony puree potatoes. A good way to take sunday lunch up a notch.
Chicken stuffed fillet of roe deer served with carrot puree and spicy bread from Swiss chef Andreas Caminada.
Whether you're vegetarian or simply want to try something different this is an unusual and stunning way to serve cauliflower. Feasting at Home has the guidelines for roasting up a whole roasted cauliflower with black tahini.
If you enjoy roast chicken what about trying a spicy chorizo stuffing from Gordon Ramsey:
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