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Falafel in a wrap with vegetables and hummus

Family picnic recipes

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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

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  • A salmon picnic platter laid out

    Salmon picnic platter

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Ultimate falafel wrap served on a wooden board

    Ultimate falafel wrap

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make our 5-ingredient falafels to create these ultimate veggie wraps, packed with falafels, avocado and herbs and topped with a delicious tahini sauce

  • Three jars filled with rainbow salad pots

    Layered rainbow salad pots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Cheese, Marmite & spinach pinwheels served with tomato soup

    Cheese, Marmite & spinach pinwheels

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these easy pinwheels with cheddar, Marmite and spinach flavours to serve with soup or as part of a family picnic. Freeze before baking, if you prefer

  • One puff-pastry pizza

    Puff pastry pizzas

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Have fun preparing these puff pastry pizzas with kids. Chop up any veg you have into small pieces and let everyone choose their own toppings

  • Healthy wholemeal wraps topped with pea hummus, vegetables and feta

    Wholemeal wraps with minty pea hummus & beetroot

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    This quick lunch option contains 3 of your 5-a-day and makes great fuel for exercise. Homemade wraps are easy to make and are much tastier than shop-bought.

  • Sweet potato, spinach & feta tortilla cut into slices

    Sweet potato, spinach & feta tortilla

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make this tortilla the night before for a quick and easy picnic lunch for the family. With sweet potato, spinach and feta, it’s packed with flavour

  • Picnic tortilla

    Picnic tortilla

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.44 ratings

    Hot or cold tortillas make a tasty change from sandwiches, in 25 minutes

  • Easy coronation chicken served on a plate with salad

    Easy coronation chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.73 ratings

    Make a classic coronation chicken filling to serve with jacket potatoes or in sandwiches and salads. It's an excellent way to use up leftover chicken after a roast

  • Egg & cress club sandwiches cut into triangles

    Egg & cress club sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • An assembled rainbow baguette

    Stuffed rainbow baguette

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 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

  • Mini cheese & onion pasties in a container

    Mini cheese & onion pasties

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Rustle up these little cheese and onion pasties for a family picnic. If you won't eat all 12, they freeze well and can be cooked straight from frozen

  • A salad with griddled chicken and peaches

    Minty griddled chicken & peach salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    This colourful salad supplies lean protein and is packed with nutrients including vitamins C and E. It's also low-calorie and provides all 5 of your 5-a-day

  • Strawberries & cream cheesecake jars

    Strawberries & cream cheesecake jars

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make your strawberry ripple cheesecakes portable by packing them into jam jars, then enjoy on a summer picnic

  • Raspberry honey flapjacks cut into slices

    Raspberry honey flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.91 ratings

    Make these easy raspberry honey flapjacks using just five ingredients. Serve with a cuppa for a perfect mid-morning pick-me-up, or freeze for a later date

  • Savoury muffins in wrappers on rack

    Savoury muffins

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make a batch of these easy savoury muffins for your next picnic or an easy lunch. These cheesy bites with seasonal veg are great for lunchboxes

  • Vanilla cupcakes served in a tin

    Easy vanilla cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 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

  • Veggie rainbow picnic pie cut into squares

    Veggie rainbow picnic pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 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

  • Hummus with pita bread on plate

    Hummus

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.82 ratings

    This creamy, rich hummus is made using just five ingredients and is ready in 10 minutes. Serve with crunchy seasonal veg or warm pitta breads

  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Super sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

  • Sticky cherry bakewell buns topped with glacé cherries on a baking tray

    Sticky cherry bakewell buns

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make our cherry bakewell buns for a cake sale or to share with friends over a cuppa. These easy, sticky treats are bursting with sweet raspberry jam

  • Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls served in a dish

    Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 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

  • Scandi beetroot & salmon pasta served in tupperware

    Scandi beetroot & salmon pasta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Eat well at work with this easy-to-prepare Scandinavian-inspired beetroot and salmon fusilli salad. It'll keep you going through the afternoon

  • Stacked chicken katsu sandwiches

    Katsu sandos

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Our cheat's Japanese katsu sando with crunchy slaw is the ultimate lunch treat. We love the combination of crispy chicken and soft white bread

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