Celebrate summer with our magnificent vegetarian barbecue recipes. Try brilliant bean burgers, sumptuous sides, cool cocktails and ice lollies for dessert.
Grab a plate and pile on the potato salad, perfect patties, colourful salads and all your very favourite trimmings – it's barbecue season! Celebrate seasonal veg, vibrant summer flavours and confirmed barbecue classics with our top veggie barbecue recipes. We guarantee you won't miss meat with our stunning veg-filled mains. Prepare hearty veggie burgers and fresh salads to furnish your plate.
We certainly don't skimp on the nibbles. Make a batch of salty, crispy, halloumi fries with a spicy yogurt dipping sauce, and be prepared for them to steal the show. They're easy to make in just 20 minutes, and you'll never look at a humble block of cheese the same way again. We also can't resist a plate of nachos with all the trimmings – try our courgette, jalapeño & feta nachos for a summery twist on this party classic.
Another option is to give your nachos an Indian makeover with our punchy nachodums. Mix up Tex-Mex flavours with poppadums, paneer, chutney and salsa for a magnificent cheesy platter.
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Now to the main event! Fire up the grill, get your tongs at the ready and create some super impressive mains. Do something a little different and put together these tamarind, squash and halloumi skewers. If, like us, you're obsessed with gorgeous grilled halloumi, try these spiced skewers with an irresistible mix of sweet and savoury flavours. Wrap up crumbly feta, olives, smooth yogurt and toasted pumpkin seeds in our grilled cumin flatbreads for a fragrant addition to your plate.
Of course it wouldn't be a barbecue without brilliant burgers. Add a pop of colour to your spread with our green burgers, packed with spinach and served with sweet potato fries. Or put together a chunky falafel burger in just 20 minutes, and serve in fresh, fluffy buns with a generous spread of smooth hummus for a luxurious flourish.
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Turn standard veggies into stunning barbecue sides everyone will want a scoop of. Our charred baby aubergine & toasted quinoa salad is full of gorgeous textures and flavours, including crunchy hazelnuts and creamy goat's cheese. Add a buttery cheesy corn on the cob, lightly charred and sprinkled with parmesan, and you've got yourself a summer feast. Spice up this archetypal side even more with our 5 ways with corn on the cob. And make sure you load up on a year-round classic with our ultimate potato salad collection.
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Simple sweet treats & drinks
When the coals are cooling and everyone's ready for something sweet, bring out the lollies. We have strawberry & prosecco lollies for an elegant grown-up tipple in treat form, or our orange-flavoured sunshine lollies for a low-calorie lolly both kids and adults will love. If you're in more of an ice cream mood, try our speedy banana ice cream sandwiches. Mix and match your favourite cookies and ice cream flavours for even more delicious combinations. Get some inspiration from our 5 favourite ice cream sandwiches.
Check out our 5 easy ice lollies for kid-approved super-simple recipes.
Make sure nobody goes thirsty with our top 5 sangria recipes and our fabulously fruity summer punches. Got a glut of blackberries to use up? Try making your very own blackcurrant cordial for a refreshing non-alcoholic drink.
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