A pan of pork chops, fennel, shallots, beans and tomatoes

Easy summer dinner recipes

Be inspired by simple suppers making the most of seasonal summer ingredients. We have recipes for burgers, salads, traybakes, stews and much more.

90 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A summery tomato-based stew, packed with veg and perfect to make ahead

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Satisfy your hunger with this fresh and easy vegetarian supper, or brunch if you prefer

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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83 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
37 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
33 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Use a spiralizer or julienne peeler to make spaghetti-like 'noodles', then top with pork meatballs and a garlicky, creamy sauce

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this smoked mackerel & fennel salad bowl as a lighter option at a summer get together with family and friends. It’s also great as a filling for a wrap

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The steak in this light salad is cooked on the barbecue, giving it a true taste of summer. It works brilliantly with our Asian-inspired dressing

26 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Quickly marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing, then serve with grains, mango, radish, avocado and spring onions. This poke bowl is the ultimate summer salad

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Introduce a little sunshine to your day whatever the weather with Mediterranean-style lamb chops served on a bed of hummus, roasted tomatoes, olives and feta

50 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Revamp your roast chicken for the summer months with just a few ingredients. Serve our easy traybake with salad or crusty bread for a winning chicken dinner

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pair sardines with harissa to make this fabulous summer salad with fennel, olives and new potatoes. The freshness of the fennel really balances the richness of the fish

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Transform ratatouille into a bake with a layer of cheese sauce and you won't look back. It makes a great late summer dish and delivers three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Let people build their own with these sticky pork lettuce wraps - they'll prove a winner with kids. They're perfect for a summer lunch or light dinner

30 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. The combination of peaches, feta, couscous and mixed seeds is moreish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Cater for a crowd with this easy, hearty chicken casserole that evokes summer in Provence using a fragrant selection of herbs, tomatoes, olives and artichokes

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the vegetables with a fragrant herb and garlic pork dish that is not only low-fat and low-calorie but also provides five of your five-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
97 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

An easy vegetarian one-pot risotto - simply stir in your seasonal veg, simmer and enjoy

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!

32 mins
Easy
Vegan
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