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34 Recipes

Al fresco food for sunny days, including pastry, Scotch eggs, cakes, bakes and salads.

Tear & share pasty

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Our buffet centrepiece is inspired by a classic Cornish pasty, but served in a new way that's perfect for a party or picnic...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Quick pickled onions

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These colourful, spiced sweet and sour onions add piquancy to a ploughman’s, or a sharp finish to Mexican food - an ideal edible gift to make ahead and pop in a homemade hamper
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy red cabbage slaw

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(3 ratings)

Make this crunchy coleslaw into a homely supper with roast chicken and mustardy mayo, or glam it up Asian-style with lime, herbs and juicy grilled chicken
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lemon sherbet jammy dodgers

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(1 rating)

Everyone's favourite jam biscuit gets a zesty makeover - sandwich with lemon curd and sprinkle with sherbet for extra zing
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Spiced peach & pepper chutney

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This colourful, sweet and spicy chutney makes a delicious addition to burgers, cheese boards, ham sandwiches or curries
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Summer herb & feta pies

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These little filo pastry parcels are packed with a cheese, basil, mint and watercress filling - perfect for a picnic
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pastry-less pork pie

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(5 ratings)

Thin slices of courgette encase a meaty minced pork filling to make this healthy, low-calorie pie - a lovely light option for a picnic
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Pimm’s jelly jars

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(2 ratings)

Fun and fruity individual desserts with a layer of set cream - use portable jam jars to pack up for a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • More effort

Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

3.75

(2 ratings)

This delicately coloured, refreshing take on the classic gin and tonic makes a perfect picnic tipple
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Fennel, pomegranate & broad bean salad

3.75

(2 ratings)

This bulghar wheat and chopped herb salad makes a scrumptious side to take to a picnic - drizzle the dressing over before serving
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry & mint iced tea

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Refreshing and fruity, this delicious drink is guaranteed to please at a family picnic, barbecue or party
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Squash, pea & feta frittatinis

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(3 ratings)

These mini Italian omelettes, with butternut squash and cheese, are baked in individual cases ready to be packed up for a picnic
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coronation drumsticks

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(1 rating)

Juicy chicken drumsticks are a family picnic favourite - add some exotic flavours with a curried yogurt and mango marinade
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Creamy beetroot houmous

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(1 rating)

This delicious dip is ready in 10 minutes - pack along with vegetable sticks or pita bread for a portable picnic snack
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried chicken & mango salad

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(16 ratings)

This lightly-spiced, fruity salad is a modern take on Coronation chicken - a low calorie-lunch for two
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Falafel Scotch eggs

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(7 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity tabbouleh with feta

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(3 ratings)

Use up a few storecupboard staples in this bulghar wheat salad packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Pressed picnic sandwich

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(4 ratings)

A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

Bhaji frittata

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(6 ratings)

This lunchbox or picnic-friendly dish takes an Italian-style thick omelette and adds some Indian spice, along with potatoes, peas and coriander
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer potato salad

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(1 rating)

Make the most of Jersey Royals in this fresh and crunchy side with buttermilk dressing, radishes and cress
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Homemade pink lemonade

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(3 ratings)

Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mini pork pies with piccalilli

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(5 ratings)

Hoel Levieil from London restaurant Frizzante shares this picnic-friendly pork pie recipe, which was voted our users’ favourite Jubilee recipe idea
  • 1 hour and 28 mins
  • Easy

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