Holiday lunches and dinners can sometimes bear some pretty heavy dishes (we’re looking at you, mashed potatoes and stuffing). So, what does deserve a spot on Giada De Laurentiis’ Easter dinner table? She took to Instagram to share her must-follow Easter rule — and it’s to always include one important thing. “Every Easter table needs something bright, seasonal, and fresh to cut through all the decadence,” an Instagram post from her brand Giadzy reads.
Her version of following that rule is crafting a delectable (and healthy) side dish: zucchini and asparagus crudi, which is surprisingly easy to make. De Laurentiis prepares the dish by thinly slicing the vegetables, adding vinaigrette, sprinkling a touch of shaved Pecorino, et voilà! “This is a fabulous spring and summer dish that will brighten up just about any meal,” she says on her website, Giadzy, adding that it’s especially cut out for any Easter meal.