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  • Pineapple & pork skewers served on a bed of rice

    Pineapple & pork skewers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Kids will love these pork, pineapple and green pepper skewers, marinated for added flavour and cooked on the barbecue. Serve with rice or in pitta bread

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

  • 15-minute chicken & halloumi burgers served on a wooden serving platter

    15-minute chicken & halloumi burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.55 ratings

    Struggle to find dishes to cook that take very little time but the whole family will love? Look no further than these chicken and halloumi burgers

  • Homemade BBQ lamb doner kebab in a pitta bread

    Homemade BBQ lamb doner kebab

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this homemade version of the takeaway classic, and serve with a variety of toppings and condiments. Even those who don't normally like doner kebabs will love this

  • Two Swedish meatball burgers served in burger buns

    Swedish meatball burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.18 ratings

    Love Swedish meatballs? Here we’ve transformed them into a burger that kids will adore – choose beef or pork mince, the flavours will be the same

  • BBQ sausages with smoky tomato sauce on a tray

    BBQ sausages with smoky tomato sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Light a barbie and grill these sausages with a smoky tomato sauce, perfect for kids and adults alike. They're great for a family barbecue or a camping holiday

  • A plate of griddled vegetables including tomatoes, courgettes, peppers and aubergine

    Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

  • Classic homemade slaw in a bowl

    Classic homemade coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Forget shop-bought versions and make a homemade slaw. It's an ideal side dish for barbecues or to serve with burgers, salads, sandwiches and more

  • Sweet potatoes with red pepper & halloumi served on a plate

    Sweet potatoes with red pepper & halloumi

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Top these barbecued sweet potatoes with red pepper and halloumi for a veggie alternative in a family summer feast. Serve with parsley and a squeeze of lemon

  • BBQ chorizo potato salad served in a serving dish

    BBQ chorizo potato salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Spruce up homemade potato salad with chorizo in this flavour-packed side dish that's a perfect accompaniment to a summer barbecue – great for serving a crowd

  • Jackfruit with guacamole on tortilla

    Vegan pulled jackfruit

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.56 ratings

    Use jackfruit to make this clever vegan 'pulled' meat substitute, perfect for stuffing into bread rolls and enjoying with all the barbecue trimmings

  • Jerk-ish pork skewers on an oval plate

    Jerk-ish pork skewers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Fire up the barbecue to make these pork skewers, packed with herbs and spices. Pair with a rice salad and they'll go down a treat with the whole family

  • Traffic light chicken shish kebabs served on skewers

    Traffic light chicken shish kebabs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    These barbecued kebabs are big on flavour, but the spice is toned down, so they're great for kids. Offer some chilli sauce on the side for those who like heat, and serve with flatbread

  • Soy & butter salmon parcels served on a plate

    Soy & butter salmon parcels

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make these tasty soy, honey and butter salmon parcels on a barbecue for the taste of summer. Serve with a refreshing cucumber and sesame salad on the side

  • Butter-basted BBQ cabbage served on a plate

    Butter-basted BBQ cabbage

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Burn cabbage on a barbecue to add flavour while cooking the middle. It should be near-black when done, but don’t worry – you won’t eat the charred leaves

  • Chicken souvlaki

    Chicken souvlaki

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.158 ratings

    Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki

  • Next level BBQ chicken in a serving dish

    Next level BBQ chicken

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Discover how to cook BBQ chicken like a pro. The meat falls off the bone, and the marinade has a lovely balance of sweet, salty and spicy flavours

  • Beef & red pepper burgers

    Beef & red pepper burgers

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.9 ratings

    Pack your patties with extra vegetables - carrot and roasted pepper - to boost flavour and up your veggie intake

  • Membrillo-glazed halloumi skewers served on a plate

    Membrillo-glazed halloumi skewers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Glaze halloumi with membrillo (quince jelly) then grill on the barbecue to make these moreish veggie skewers. They're perfect for a summertime feast

  • Barbecue sauce

    Barbecue sauce

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.72 ratings

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

  • Barbecued banoffee splits served in foil

    Barbecued banoffee splits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Treat the family to banoffee splits next time you have a barbecue or go camping. They're super easy to make, and great fun too. Serve with vanilla ice cream

  • Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!

  • Two black bean veggie burgers on a serving board

    Black bean veggie burger

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try making these satisfying veggie burgers as a meat-free treat – they freeze well and are perfect for grilling on the barbecue

  • Cheesy corn on the cob

    Cheesy corn on the cob

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    An ideal accompaniment to a barbecued steak, these cheesy, buttery corn cobs are lightly charred and sprinkled with Parmesan (or a veggie alternative)

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