Big match

Big match recipes

56 Recipes

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

12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This pulled chicken recipe is all about big flavours and getting messy. For added crunch, use the chicken skin to make some spiced chicken crackling

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
36 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegan
37 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegan
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
More effort
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
17 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use good-quality 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
Vegan
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star 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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
Healthy
Vegan
64 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
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