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Big match recipes

57 Recipes

Finger lickin’ food to munch in front of the match and sharing platters that’ll keep you going during the Games.

Halloumi fries

4.75

(4 ratings)

Crisp and slightly salty shallow-fried halloumi fries make perfect party food. Great with a sprinkling of za'atar and a spicy yogurt for dipping...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette, jalapeño & feta nachos

5

(4 ratings)

We can't resist these simple spring nachos with courgette, punchy feta cheese and spicy jalapeño. They make a great sharing snack for a relaxed gathering...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle cod tacos

4

(1 rating)

These tacos are ideal for sharing. Stuff yours with crunchy mustard slaw and chipotle-seasoned cod for a speedy midweek meal for two
  • 22 mins
  • Easy

Black bean potato nachos

4.333335

(3 ratings)

These addictive black bean nachos make a great veggie sharing dish for a party or movie night with crispy potatoes, a fresh red pepper salsa and melty cheese
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tomato bruschetta

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Make our simple tomato bruschetta as a classic Italian starter. Ideal for a summer gathering with friends, this easy dish is fresh, tasty and full of flavour
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Russian shashlik with rhubarb sauce

5

(3 ratings)

These Russian kebabs are made with succulent lamb and a vibrant rhubarb sauce. They make an ideal sharing platter for a spring dinner with friends
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Frosé

5

(1 rating)

Make the coolest drink of the summer: frosé (frozen rosé). Blend rosé wine with strawberries, lemon and sugar to make a batch of this very grown-up slushie
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Kentucky fried seitan

0

(0 ratings)

Use a tofu substitute to make this addictive crispy fried ‘chicken’. Try this delicious vegan party food with BBQ sauce, or in a bun with salad or coleslaw...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegetable samosas

4.642855

(14 ratings)

Serve up these crisp vegetable samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Smoked salmon Scotch eggs

5

(2 ratings)

Smoked salmon and eggs is a cracking breakfast combination – take it to the next level with these Scotch eggs, flavoured with herbs, capers, lemon and cayenne...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Tear-and-share feta flatbreads

0

(0 ratings)

Scatter classic antipasti over flatbreads for a simple and delicious starter that's great for sharing. Using quality ham makes all the difference...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle flapjacks

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Treat yourself to a dessert mash-up in the form of our lemon drizzle flapjacks. This simple traybake is perfect for slicing and sharing with friends
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & Marmite sausage rolls

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Love Marmite? We’re staking our bets on these being the best sausage rolls you’ve ever tasted. Cut them into mini portions as a canapé or keep them longer for a filling lunch...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Caramelised mushroom tartlets

5

(1 rating)

Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Luxury hummus

4.5

(2 ratings)

Use good-quality giant chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoked cheese in blankets

5

(1 rating)

Jazz up your Christmas buffet table with these smoky cheese bites, wrapped in pancetta with sprigs of rosemary. Serve golden, crispy and piping hot
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chipotle chicken wraps

4.916665

(12 ratings)

These healthy smoky chicken wraps, packed with veg, are great for a night in. To make a veggie version, simply replace the chicken with roasted sweet potato
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkish kebabs with tomato chilli sauce

4.6

(10 ratings)

These spicy chicken kebabs can be marinated the day before for extra flavour. Wrap in a warm flatbread and top with pickled chilli and cooling yogurt
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Garlic bread nachos

5

(1 rating)

This easy side dish is sure to disappear quickly. Layer up garlic bread, cheddar, tortilla chips, spring onions and bake until melted. Serve with guacamole
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate marshmallow wheels

5

(1 rating)

A crisp chocolate shell encases these vanilla biscuits with a fluffy marshmallow and sweet raspberry jam filling - take your cookies to the next level!
  • 57 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pan puris

0

(0 ratings)

This deep-fried Indian street food makes a great party snack – crisp rounds of bread filled with chickpeas and potato, drizzled with a herb and spice water...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • A challenge
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican chicken burger

4.64

(25 ratings)

Ready in under 20 minutes, this burger with spiced chipotle chicken breast, in toasted brioche with guacamole, makes for a satisfying weeknight treat for one
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Nachodums

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Tex-Mex favourite nachos, gets an Indian makeover with poppadums, paneer, chutney and relish for a spicy platter everyone can enjoy!
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy black bean tacos

5

(11 ratings)

These vegetarian bean tacos, lightly spiced with cumin and smoked paprika, are topped with fresh guacamole and a pomegranate salsa
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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