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Summer roast recipes

29 Recipes

Sunday lunch favourites, only lighter.

Rain-or-shine leg of lamb

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(1 ratings)
Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted
45 minutes
Moderately easy

Salt duck with spinach, potatoes & bacon

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(2 ratings)
Cover your duck legs with sea salt and leave for 24 hours to infuse before rinsing and roasting for a crisp finish
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Summer sautéed potatoes

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(3 ratings)
Lift your traditional roasties with lemon, bay, garlic and parsley for a versatile accompaniment with a crisp finish
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

One-pan simple summer chicken

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(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

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(5 ratings)
Tamarind is commonly used to flavour potatoes in India, and makes this low-fat salad authentic and punchy
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Roast chicken with peppers & feta

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(15 ratings)
For a casual summer lunch, try this Mediterranean roast with chickpeas, vegetables and salty Greek cheese
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

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(2 ratings)
If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches
4 hours and 5 minutes
Easy

Moroccan-style barbecued leg of lamb

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(10 ratings)
Mary Cadogan demonstrates the technique of boning out a leg of lamb and how to cook it
1 hour and 10 minutes
For the keen cook

Chicken with lemons, sumac & spiced yogurt

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(7 ratings)
Love roast chicken but want to give it a summer twist? John Torode, MasterChef judge and chef shows you how
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

New potato & sundried tomato salad

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(4 ratings)
This simple salad is a flavourful, vegetarian side - perfect for al fresco summer dining
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Parcel-poached salmon with herby mayonnaise

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(4 ratings)
Beautiful served hot or cold, this poached salmon makes a stunning yet stress-free centrepiece for a buffet lunch
2 hours
Moderately easy

Rosemary & lemon roast chicken

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(11 ratings)
This Italian-inspired roast chicken couldn't be easier, but the result is really special
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Mushroom, walnut & tomato baked peppers

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(4 ratings)
Stuffed peppers are a vegetarian favourite - this version is packed with vegetables, fresh pesto, herbs and chilli
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Spiced roast side of salmon

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(15 ratings)
Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast
30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Seared beef with orange & chilli

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(8 ratings)
This summery beef dish is the perfect centrepiece for your outdoor entertaining
35 minutes
Moderately easy

Summer potato salad with minty Dijon mayo

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Everyone loves potato salad – and this recipe, packed with veg, has more to offer than usual, in both flavour and glamour
40 minutes
Easy

Tangy roasted peppers

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(5 ratings)
Get a taste of the Mediterranean with a laidback spread of roasted vegetables and salads
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Roasted salmon

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(6 ratings)
Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Lemony potato salad

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(14 ratings)
Why buy ready-made potato salad for your barbecue when this fragrant, Indian-inspired version is so easy?
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Tabbouleh

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(12 ratings)
This classic and well-loved Middle-Eastern dish is perfect to serve with fish
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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