Giada De Laurentiis Has A Simple Roll Recipe For Easter

Wondering what celebrity chefs make for Easter? Ina Garten released her Easter cupcakes recipe that features coconut flakes and Peeps, and around this time of year, Nigella Lawson makes a kedgeree risotto. Giada De Laurentiis made an Easter cake with Campari on TikTok, but she has more recipes up her sleeve. On Instagram, De Laurentiis shared a post that shows her followers how to make Casatiello rolls.

In the caption, De Laurentiis explains that she's showing her fans her version of the rolls, which she touts as being her "easier, faster spin on" the traditional Neapolitan Easter bread, Casatiello. At the end of her video, the 'Everyday Italian" star describes her dish as a savory cinnamon roll, so if you want a cheesy and salty bread, this is a recipe to add to your list.

You can watch De Laurentiis break this recipe down step-by-step on Instagram or read the recipe instructions on De Laurentiis' blog, Giazdy. After making the dough and letting it rise, you'll roll it out and fill it with salami, chunks of provolone, and grated parmesan cheese. Then, just let it bake and enjoy.

What is Instagram saying about De Laurentiis' Easter roll recipe?

Although Giada De Laurentiis' roll recipe isn't particularly elaborate, it still managed to impress celebrities and fans who reacted to the Instagram post. Fellow Food Network chef Alex Guarnaschelli wrote "Wow" followed by fire emojis. Gretta Monahan, who owns a fashion company and has over 40 thousand Instagram followers, said, "This is soooooo yummy looking."

Plenty of people tagged other Instagram users to share the recipe, and it looks like these rolls are already on some Easter dinner menus. One person commented, "I think I will make this and share it with my neighbors and friends! Because Easter Sunday is special and I feel sharing this special Easter bread would be awesome."

Plus, Instagram users are also riffing off of De Laurentiis' take on Casatiello. Another Instagram commenter said, "I'm thinking prosciutto and goat cheese crumbles.... Maybe a little blackberry jam too haha." Looking for more Easter recipes? For more bread options, take a look at this recipe for hot cross buns, and if you're preparing a brunch, this Easter brunch recipe list has options ranging from a blackberry cobbler to egg muffins full of fresh vegetables.