Alfresco spread

Al fresco recipes

35 Recipes

Transport your dining to the great outdoors.

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Pack salty Greek cheese into jars with olive oil, thyme, tomatoes, artichokes and olives - mop up the goodness with bread
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.375

(2 ratings)

Maximise the flavour of a succulent whole chicken by cooking the croutons in the same tray and using the juices for a dressing
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

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Use seasonal tomatoes in different colours, shapes and sizes and sprinkle basil to give this side salad a dazzling finish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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(2 ratings)

Use a packet bread mix to roll up individual pizza buns filled with tomato, basil, mozzarella and pepperoni
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

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Try this savoury mix on crackers, in sandwiches or spread on toast and grill
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.892855

(28 ratings)

You know these squidgy chocolate cake squares with orange zest are going to be good!
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

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Reach for a refreshing hit of nostalgia with this citrus ice - allow to slowly melt so it can be sucked up through a straw
  • 10 mins
  • More effort

4.166665

(6 ratings)

For the ultimate transportable sandwich, hollow out a French stick and fill with tuna, olives, anchovies and eggs
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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(5 ratings)

Create a wonderfully refreshing alcohol-free summer spritz with only four ingredients - make as spicy as you like
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

4.75

(8 ratings)

Individual portions will save fights over the biggest slice of this creamy ricotta pud with fruity compote
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

3.583335

(3 ratings)

Take the blueprint of Coronation chicken, omit the meat and add pasta and you have a fresh fusion side dish
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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(1 rating)

Marinate your chops with ginger, lemon, chilli and cumin then chargrill until juicy in the middle
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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(1 rating)

Try to use Jersey royals in this healthy take on a picnic classic then swap the mayo for honey mustard vinaigrette
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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(3 ratings)

These craggy bread buns use bicarbonate of soda instead of yeast - serve with plenty of butter or top with soft cheese
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

3.85

(5 ratings)

This thick, traditional Spanish omelette is bulked out with new potatoes and flavoured with herbs
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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(1 rating)

Marinate chicken drummers in aromatic Thai red curry paste and sweet chilli for super tasty fingerfood
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

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(2 ratings)

Rustle up a homemade picnic pie for your al fresco feast, packed with bacon, pork sausages and dried fruit
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

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(1 rating)

Blend honeydew, Galia or cantaloupes into a cooling wine-based cocktail with apple juice and lime
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

4.625

(8 ratings)

A restaurant-style Mediterranean dish of roast chicken breast with stuffing and crème fraîche finished with a white wine sauce
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

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