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Apr 16, 2014 08:18 AM

vegetarian easter menu?

I have a 6 month old and need to keep it somewhat simple! Here's what I have so far:
Cauliflower steaks with olive relish and tomato sauce

Asparagus stuffed eggs

some sort of salad

and I need a carb. A risotto of some sort? I guess that doesn't go well with a baby, does it???

Carrot cake

Other thoughts??? Help me plan this menu!

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  1. Roasted roots, maybe? Carrots, potatoes parsnips, garlic and onions. You can prep ahead and just shove them in the oven after dousing with olive oil salt and pepper. Leftovers make great soup. Could be an even greater soup if you have any leftover cauliflower steaks.

    1. Those cauliflower steaks are aaaammmmaaazziiing!!!

      These wellingtons are great, maybe swap in carrots for the butternut so its more "spring" :

      This pot pie would also be great swapping the squash for carrots, takes care of the carb and protein:

      This very simple carrot salad is perfect for a kitchen helper who is good with a grater - or a shredding disc on the food processor:

      These chickpea cakes would be great ontop of lightly dressed arugala and spinach:

      For the pot pie(s) and quinoa cakes you could do the deviled eggs as the starter, then the cauli steaks with the entree and either the carrot salad or a green salad side, not sure how many or how hungry your crowd will be, you could always add good store bought dinner rolls as well

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      1. re: Ttrockwood

        it's just me, hubs and baby---that's it!

        1. re: Ttrockwood

          Definitely making the carrot salad!

          I think I will serve the cauliflower steaks over quinoa which takes care of the carb. I'm thinking about the pot pies though... they sound so good, but maybe more of a fall item? Thoughts?

          1. re: IndyGirl

            The pot pies would be super cute made in individual ramikens or baking dishes... I think by using spring veggies instead of the winter squash (peas, mushrooms, etc) it would feel more "spring", esp with the carrot salad on the side. Top with some fresh chopped parsley or chives for a pop of color.

            Another option would be an asparagus quiche, or spanish tortilla (though if you haven't made tortilla before it does take a little practice to get the hang of it with your specific oven/stove)