Summer roast

Summer roast recipes

29 Recipes

Sunday lunch favourites, only lighter.

Rain-or-shine leg of lamb


(1 rating)

Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted
  • 45 mins
  • Moderately easy

Summer sautéed potatoes


(3 ratings)

Lift your traditional roasties with lemon, bay, garlic and parsley for a versatile accompaniment with a crisp finish
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

One-pan simple summer chicken


(18 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

New potato & tamarind salad


(6 ratings)

Tamarind is commonly used to flavour potatoes in India, and makes this low-fat salad authentic and punchy
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Roast chicken with peppers & feta


(15 ratings)

For a casual summer lunch, try this Mediterranean roast with chickpeas, vegetables and salty Greek cheese
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Crispy Chinese duck with peaches


(2 ratings)

If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Rosemary & lemon roast chicken


(12 ratings)

This Italian-inspired roast chicken couldn't be easier, but the result is really special
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Spiced roast side of salmon


(16 ratings)

Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tangy roasted peppers


(5 ratings)

Get a taste of the Mediterranean with a laidback spread of roasted vegetables and salads
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Roasted salmon


(6 ratings)

Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Moderately easy

Lemony potato salad


(14 ratings)

Why buy ready-made potato salad for your barbecue when this fragrant, Indian-inspired version is so easy?
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian



(12 ratings)

This classic and well-loved Middle-Eastern dish is perfect to serve with fish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


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