Gluten-Free Easter Brunch Recipes

Traditional Easter Brunch Recipes for Gluten-Free Cooks

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Brunch is such a great way to celebrate Easter. Spring vegetables and berries in quiche and crêpes, deviled eggs, gluten-free hot cross buns, Greek-style leg of lamb and low-fat strawberry pavlova are the makings for a spectacular gluten-free Easter brunch!

  • 01 of 09
    Spinach quiche
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    Savory gluten-free spinach quiche is made with a delicious savory gluten-free shortcrust recipe, adapted from a recipe by Master Baker Avner Laskin. This is terrific, and, believe it or not, an easy gluten-free recipe for special occasion brunches.

  • 02 of 09
    Gluten-Free Crepes with Raspberry Sauce. Photo- istock

    It takes about two minutes to make crêpe batter in a blender or food processor and about 15 minutes to cook a stack of crêpes. Busy gluten-free cooks can wrap and freeze cooked crêpes- making eye-appealing, delicious gluten-free crêpes a real convenience dish.
     

  • 03 of 09
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    A classic Easter favorite, Greek marinaded leg of lamb from the Guide to Barbecues and Grilling, Derrick Riches. Derrick's recipe is marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, fresh garlic and a variety of herbs and rotisserie- a grand entree for Easter!

  • 04 of 09
    Gluten-Free Scalloped Potatoes. Image- istockphotos

    Creamy gluten-free scalloped potatoes make an economical, elegant side dish, one that everyone will love!

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  • 05 of 09
    Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns. Photo- © 2010 Teri Lee Gruss

    This recipe for gluten and dairy-free hot cross buns is easy to make and is full of raisins, lemon zest, and spiced flavor. You can make the dough a day ahead of time and refrigerate - making this an easy gluten-free hot cross bun recipe for busy holidays.
     

  • 06 of 09
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    Simply, fresh and delicious, pan-roasted asparagus with lemon and garlic from the Guide to American Food, John Mitzewich.

    Not too familiar with preparing asparagus? Check out our article on 10 Asparagus Recipes and Cooking Tips.

  • 07 of 09
    Greek salad
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    This big, lovely salad is full of flavor- it's loaded with Greek pepperoncini, olives, and Feta cheese and drizzled with a terrific, easy gluten-free dressing, Mediterranean Mint Tea Salad Dressing

  • 08 of 09
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    This recipe, from Hank Shaw in the Guide to Fish and Seafood, really takes advantage of the first fresh leafy greens of spring. Crab is a nice protein alternative for those looking to cut back on red meat and pork this holiday season. And Hank is a nominee for a James Beard Foundation Award! I don't think you can go wrong with this lovely, spring-fresh recipe for Easter Brunch.

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  • 09 of 09
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    Pavlova is a light-as-air meringue dessert. This version, by Fiona Haynes from the Guide to Low Fat Cooking, is not only low fat, but it's also flourless too- a perfect finale to a gluten-free Easter Brunch.