Falafel in a wrap with vegetables and hummus

Family picnic recipes

84 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

3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star 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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 2.1 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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.

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
42 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
7 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

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

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

20 mins
Easy
61 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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 

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
5 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Pair sweet and juicy strawberries with salty feta and crumbly puff pastry for a divine summer lunch. Serve with a rocket salad and a chilled glass of rosé

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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