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Griddled asparagus with prawns & rouille

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(1 ratings)
A light shellfish salad that's packed with flavour and dressed with Dijon mustard, saffron and garlic mayonnaise
50 minutes
Moderately easy
Healthy

Pea, bean & bacon tart

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(3 ratings)
Make the most of peas and beans with this layered quiche combined with lardons and Parmesan cheese
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Mediterranean potato salad

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(7 ratings)
Swap a mayonnaise base for cherry tomatoes, olives, roasted red peppers and fresh Italian herbs in this low-fat salad
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Almond & lemon meringue roulade

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(12 ratings)
This pudding from reader Elizabeth Clark is the perfect centrepiece, complete with chewy meringue, creamy lemon filling and retro decoration
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Grown-up limeade

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A grown-up summer drink with a pleasantly bitter bite
10 minutes
Easy

Prawn bruschetta skewers

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Enjoy a lazy lunch in the garden with these low-fat, prepare-ahead skewers - perfect for sharing
15 minutes
Easy

Barbecued saddle of lamb with lemon & rosemary

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Bundle herbs and flavourings into the middle of the joint, letting the flavour permeate all the way through the meat
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

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