Lamb skewers in a circle around a spring salad pot

Easter barbecue recipes

Celebrate the Easter bank holiday al fresco-style with our spring barbecue recipes. From a whole barbecue leg of lamb, to salmon tacos and seasonal salads, there's plenty of inspiration.

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Pair charred, juicy lamb on skewers with the freshness and bite of crunchy garden vegetables in a pickled dressing. It makes a lovely light supper

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Make the most of new season's asparagus and radishes in a vibrant salad with a French-style dressing. Great for a barbecue

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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Follow our step-by-step guide to butterflying a leg of lamb, prepare with Greek flavours and roast or BBQ

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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Make the most of springtime Jersey Royals in this vibrant salad, with roasted shallots, pickled radish, mint and watercress

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Pack in the omega-3 with these barbecued salmon tacos served with avocado, tomato and lime yoghurt sauce. Kids will love assembling their own 

25 mins
Easy
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This beautiful barbecued lamb with a fresh minty chutney makes a great sharing dish for friends. Serve with our new potato and spring onion salad

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Coat asparagus, peas and Jersey Royals in a mint and wild garlic butter, then top with toasted almonds – the perfect partner to roast meat and savoury tarts

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Make corn on the cobs extra special with a slathering of butter mixed with comté cheese, herbs and chilli, cooked on the barbecue. A lovely summer side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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This fresh and simple Greek dip is perfect served with toasted pitta bread for a party platter or served with slow roast lamb

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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This yogurt-based Indian marinade is poured over chicken thighs, then barbecued or grilled - leave to soak up the flavours for juicy chicken

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Our classic potato salad recipe is the perfect barbecue side dish, great for picnic spreads or paired with roast leftovers. Try our easy, versatile recipe

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Anchovies and a grating of Parmesan add a savoury kick to these spring greens with crunchy hazelnuts, the perfect side to an Easter meal with the family

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Mary Cadogan demonstrates the technique of boning out a leg of lamb and how to cook it

1 hr and 10 mins
A challenge
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Make this veg-laden, mix-and-match sharing board as a starter. Prep it ahead, swap out anything you’re less keen on and add meats or smoked fish, if you like

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Heart healthy and a good source of omega-3, chermoula will make an exotic addition to this barbecued fish

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
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With only five ingredients, these lean meatballs couldn't be any easier to make.

30 mins
Easy
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Learn how to make superb barbecue sauce and wow your barbie guests – it's incredibly moreish

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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Nothing tastes better than tender pork belly with sticky barbecue sauce. Grill it for a perfect finish, then pile into buns and serve with coleslaw and fries

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
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This oregano seasoning is based on a Brazilian recipe using ‘queijo de coalho’ and works really well with halloumi. Serve with a selection of dipping sauces

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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This all-in-one salad makes light work of a summer meal and the most of the barbecue

40 mins
Easy
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Try this healthy potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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Fire up the barbecue and make these easy, tasty spicy prawn skewers with pickled cherry peppers. They're delicious when served with our saffron aïoli

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Yogurt-based marinades create a delicious thin crust when they char, so are ideal for barbecues

5 hrs
Easy
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Serve these glazed sweet potatoes as a side dish at a barbecue, or turn them into a summer salad by tossing through handfuls of rocket or watercress

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
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