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Easy summer recipes

31 Recipes

Don't be chained to the stove in the hot weather.

Silly twits ice cream

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(6 ratings)
You don't have to own an ice-cream maker to enjoy a homemade, freezer friendly staple
15 minutes
Easy

Plum & almond pastry

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(6 ratings)
This open fruit tart looks and tastes fantastic for very little effort - frangipane flavours complement sugar plums
30 minutes
Easy

Slow-roast pork with apples & peppers

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(21 ratings)
This is a no-effort dish with only 20 minutes prep - just serve straight from the oven
4 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Summer pea pasta

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(5 ratings)
No time to cook? This light, fresh pasta dish is ready to eat in 15 minutes
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Bean, chickpea & feta salad

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(15 ratings)
This satisfying veggie supper is full of summer flavours, and it's on the table in 15 minutes
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cranachan

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(5 ratings)
Sweet summer raspberries folded into cream flavoured with honey, whisky and toasted oatmeal - what could be more delicious?
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

One-pan simple summer chicken

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(15 ratings)
Throw potatoes, courgettes and a whole garlic bulb in with chicken thighs then oven bake for a simple all-in-one supper
1 hour
Easy

Summer lamb with carrot & fennel salad

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(6 ratings)
Don't save barbecues for the weekend. This light wrap makes an easy midweek dinner to eat outdoors
30 minutes
Easy

Easy caponata

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(5 ratings)
Caponata is a chunky aubergine sauce that is great for dipping bread sticks into or spreading on toast
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Fruity summer Charlotte

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(5 ratings)
An easy and healthy pudding bursting with summer flavour, perfect for a family treat
20 minutes
Easy

Easy poached salmon with salsa verde

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(0 ratings)
Create a poaching liquor of fennel, bay and parsley for your fish, then serve with an Italian 'green sauce'
25 minutes
Easy

Lemon & oregano chicken traybake

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(23 ratings)
An all-in-one supper of roast, cheap chicken thighs and crispy new potatoes with all the sunshine flavours of the Med
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Warm halloumi, chickpea & lime salad

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(8 ratings)
Rustle up a quick salad for two with green beans, chickpeas and tomatoes, topped with decadent fried cheese
22 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy paella

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(20 ratings)
Whip up this traditional Spanish dish straight from the storecupboard - it's low-fat too
40 minutes
Easy

Frozen blackberry fool

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(3 ratings)
Falling somewhere between an ice cream and a syllabub, this berry-rippled dessert is seasonal and spectacular
10 minutes
Easy

Prawn, chickpea & parsley salad

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A perfect sharing salad that requires no cooking - mix shellfish with canned pulses, herbs and lemon
10 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Cheat’s cheesy focaccia

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Use a simple packet mix to roll out an Italian flat bread with blue cheese and Parmesan, drizzled with olive oil
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy strawberry ice cream

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(4 ratings)
Children aged 3-6 can enjoy getting stuck in to making and eating this summery treat. Add your own toppings for extra fun
6 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Ricotta, fig & prosciutto crostini

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(1 ratings)
Little Italian toasts topped with creamy cheese, sweet fruit and salty ham - a killer combination to be served as a nibble
25 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Grilled peach, chicken & feta salad

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(13 ratings)
Contrast juicy sweet fruit with salty Greek cheese and finish with a honey, chilli and sherry vinegar dressing
22 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Cheat’s ginger beer

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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 minutes
Easy

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