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Delicious Mother's Day Meal Ideas to Spoil Mom in Style

For Mother's Day, you might want to create a special meal that's both delicious and shows appreciation for all the wonderful mothers in your life. Here are three recipes that are perfect for a Mother's Day celebration, focusing on freshness, flavor, and a bit of elegance:



a sheet of puff pastry with cheese, asparagus and prosciutto on top
Asparagus and Prosciutto Brunch Tart

1. Asparagus and Prosciutto Brunch Tart

This savory tart combines delicate flavors and is perfect for a Mother's Day brunch.


Ingredients:

- 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed

- 1 cup ricotta cheese

- Zest of 1 lemon

- Salt and black pepper to taste

- 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed

- 6 slices of prosciutto

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

2. Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle and place it on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. In a bowl, mix the ricotta with lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Spread this mixture evenly over the puff pastry, leaving a small border around the edges.

4. Arrange the asparagus and prosciutto on top of the ricotta.

5. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the pastry is puffed and golden.

7. Serve warm.



a bowl of spinach with strawberries, goat cheesse and sliced almonds
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

2. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

A light, refreshing salad with a luxurious touch, perfect for a springtime Mother's Day lunch.


Ingredients:

- 4 cups fresh spinach

- 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries

- 1/2 cup toasted almonds

- 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese


For the vinaigrette:

- 1/4 cup champagne vinegar

- 1/2 cup olive oil

- 1 tablespoon honey

- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

- Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions:

1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, toasted almonds, and goat cheese.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together the champagne vinegar, olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.

3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving and toss gently to coat.



a stach of pancakes with berries , lemon and syrup on top
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

3. Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

These fluffy pancakes are subtly sweet and pair wonderfully with fresh berries or a simple fruit compote, making them a delightful choice for a special breakfast or brunch.


Ingredients:

- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

- 2 tablespoons sugar

- 1 teaspoon baking powder

- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

- 1/4 teaspoon salt

- 1 cup ricotta cheese

- 1 cup milk

- 2 eggs

- Zest and juice of 1 lemon

- Butter for cooking

- Fresh berries and maple syrup, for serving


Instructions:

1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

2. In another bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, milk, eggs, lemon zest, and lemon juice until well combined.

3. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just mixed.

4. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and melt a little butter.

5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake and cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook until golden brown.

6. Serve warm with fresh berries and maple syrup.


These recipes aim to add a touch of luxury and lots of love to your Mother's Day meal, ensuring it's a memorable and delicious celebration.

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