Salmon, eggs, bred rolls and other picnic foods

Family picnic recipes

36 Recipes

Put together a simple family feast that's portable and perfect for picnics. Spread out the blanket and get snacking on our sandwiches, salads and treats

Salmon picnic platter

3

(1 rating)

A combination of cooked and smoked salmon, hot-smoked salmon, stuffed eggs and cucumber, yogurt and dill salad makes the ideal al fresco sharer for friends
  • 38 mins
  • Easy

Coconut chicken noodle salads

0

(0 ratings)

Layer up noodles, beans, tomatoes, spinach and chicken in jars to serve at a family picnic. These mini salads come with a tasty coconut and peanut dressing
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Stuffed rainbow baguette

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(0 ratings)

Fill a baguette with hummus, pesto and colourful veg such as beetroot, red pepper, carrot and green leaves to make this vegetarian rainbow sandwich
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie rainbow picnic pie

5

(2 ratings)

Packed with veggies, feta and egg, this vegetarian pastry is part tortilla, part pie. Bursting with summer colours, it'll provide the wow factor at any picnic...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy vanilla cupcakes

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(0 ratings)

Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls

4

(4 ratings)

Enjoy this cheesy garlic tear-and-share bread at a family dinner. It's perfect for feeding a crowd at a barbecue, or as a side dish to a hearty casserole...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers

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(0 ratings)

Enjoy brochettes two ways with manchego and chorizo or prosciutto, mozzarella and basil - ideal for a picnic. For young kids, simply slide them off the stick
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Egg & cress club sandwich

5

(1 rating)

Enjoy these toasted egg and cress club sandwiches as part of a summer family picnic. Skewer each sandwich with a sandwich pick and serve with crisps
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mini milkshakes

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(0 ratings)

Make these cute mini fruit milkshakes for a family picnic. With three flavours to suit everyone, try banana, strawberry & raspberry and mango & coconut
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Layered rainbow salad pots

5

(1 rating)

Give kids two of their five-a-day and a dose of vitamin C with these colourful rainbow pots of tuna salad, ideal for a lunchbox, or summer picnic
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate chip muffins

5

(3 ratings)

Make these easy chocolate chip muffins with kids over the weekend or school holidays. They take just 15 minutes prep and are a guaranteed family favourite
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

5

(2 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
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Stripy hummus salad jars

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(0 ratings)

Colourful, tasty and packed with vitamins to boot, these layered salad jars are great to make with kids for a wholesome lunch or afternoon snack
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & pepper pittas

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(0 ratings)

Kids will love this tasty snack-supper, and we bet they'll never know it's superhealthy too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pressed picnic sandwich

5

(5 ratings)

A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

Tropical rocky road

5

(1 rating)

You can use any dried fruit, nuts or biscuits in these tasty chocolate chunks. Pineapple and mango gives them a lovely fruity twist
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mini pizza quiches

4.875

(8 ratings)

Use tortilla wraps and a muffin tin to make individually portioned egg, salami and tomato bites - ideal for lunch boxes or picnics
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Storecupboard pasta salad

4.347825

(46 ratings)

This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Mini spinach & cottage cheese frittatas

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Tiny omelette bites that are ideal for lunchboxes- dill, nutmeg and spring onion keep them flavour-packed, but they're still good for you
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Griddled salad jar

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(0 ratings)

This jar salad trend is a keeper! The dressing stays at the bottom of the container, and the leafy greens remain fresh and crisp until you're ready to serve...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

4.6

(5 ratings)

Eat the rainbow with our simple, healthy, veggie wrap. This olive and veg sandwich makes an easy vegan, low-calorie lunch option to eat al-desko
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy sausage rolls

4.5

(12 ratings)

Bake these comforting bread rolls in a muffin tin - they're filled with cheddar, bangers, spring onions and garlic butter...
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry & cinnamon streusel bars

5

(4 ratings)

Pack these in tins for picnics or school fetes, or serve single bars with a dollop of clotted cream for dessert. Blackberries also work really well when strawberry season is over
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Carrot & hummus roll-ups

4.125

(8 ratings)

Roll-up, roll-up - snaffle something superhealthy in a flash with these vegetarian wraps
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pesto focaccia sandwich

5

(3 ratings)

The fillings for your sandwiches are baked into the bread, making this an easy veggie picnic option that won't go soggy...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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