A 100% Vegetarian Easter Brunch

For this year’s at-home Easter feast, why not change up the traditional ham and bean combo for more veggies? If you’re looking to eat less meat, pick up the latest issue of RICARDO (in French only), where you’ll find tonnes of delicious new recipes, as well as tips on how to highlight vegetable-based proteins. Not only are they versatile, but also affordable. A must during these trying times!


Edamame and Cilantro Veggie Pâté

Looking for a delicious way to swap out the meat? This recipe is ideal for enjoying with family and friends. Serve with tasty wheat crackers for the perfect pairing!

Fava Bean and Ricotta Toasts

These bites will have you seeing green! Serve the fava beans and ricotta on Melba toast or on slices of baguette.


This Syrian-inspired mezze is a pepper, walnut and bread-based purée. It’s perfect for dipping with bread or veggie sticks.

Sides and Mains

Hearty Vegetable and Chickpea Soup

This is our veggie nod to traditional pea soup. Colourful and hearty, each spoonful is full of bold flavours thanks to the turmeric, cumin, coriander and cinnamon spice combo.

Asparagus and Poached Egg Salad with Burrata

Perfectly refreshing and a sure-fire party pleaser, this salad celebrates asparagus season with gusto. Your family will be delighted!

Egg and Avocado Toast

Famed avocado toast is an easy fit for any Easter brunch menu. This version, which was a regular star of the Café RICARDO menu—and will be again once we reopen—is one of chef Isabelle Deschamps Plante’s all-time favourites.

Cherry Tomato Tart

This rectangular tart, excellent for either brunch or lunch, is sure to turn heads!

Cauliflower Couscous

This couscous side dish really puts cauliflower in the spotlight. Bonus? It’s also vegan.

Radicchio, Pear and Pecan Salad

Here is another vegan side dish that tells your taste buds that summer is on its way!

Triple Cream and Leek Mini Quiche with Pea Salad

Cooked in individual ramekins, these mini quiches will steal the show. They’re so perfect and pretty that, whether they’re vegetarian or not, no one will be able to resist them!


Coconut Cream Pie (The Best)

Our best-ever coconut cream pie is an ideal entertaining choice—who can resist the heavenly combo of coconut and cream?

Vegan StIcky Buns

Without eggs or milk products, these buns are going to get your family talking. When this recipe was created by one of our Test Kitchen chefs, Étienne, it created quite a buzz at RICARDO headquarters.

Raisin and Apricot Hot Cross Buns

There’s nothing more classic during Easter than hot cross buns.There’s nothing more classic during Easter than hot cross buns.