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Family picnic recipes

93 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

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  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Super sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.27 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 5.8 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

  • Strawberry, feta & thyme tart cut into squares

    Strawberry, feta & thyme tart

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    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

  • Cheese & bacon turnovers on a baking tray

    Cheese & bacon turnovers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    Make some moreish cheese and bacon turnovers for lunch, a picnic or buffet, and add a dollop of mustard if you like. They'll keep for up to three days

  • Asparagus, feta & dill quiche with the first slice cut out

    Asparagus, feta & dill quiche

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of eggs in this versatile veggie quiche. Baked with feta and asparagus, it's encased in a cheesy pastry and makes a perfect addition for a picnic

  • Coconut chicken noodle salads

    Coconut chicken noodle salads

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.3 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

  • slaw in bowl with napkin

    Easy vegan coleslaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this simple dairy-free vegan slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing

  • Mini milkshakes served in small milk bottles

    Mini milkshakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Cheesy sausage rolls

    Cheesy sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Bake these comforting bread rolls in a muffin tin - they're filled with cheddar, bangers, spring onions and garlic butter

  • Chocolate concrete squares

    Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it

  • Chocolate chip muffins served on a wire rack

    Chocolate chip muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 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

  • Chicken, ham & asparagus picnic pie on white board with the first slice cut

    Chicken, ham & asparagus picnic pie

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Create a showstopping picnic pie with chicken, ham, asparagus and pistachios. It takes a bit of effort, but it’s well worth it and can be made ahead

  • 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

  • Double cheese & spring vegetable tart served on a plate

    Double cheese & spring vegetable tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg including asparagus and fresh peas

  • Slice of layered veggie pie on plate

    Aubergine, tomato & halloumi pie

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.32 ratings

    Bake this veggie pie for a meat-free Monday – you can feed the family and still have leftovers for lunch the next day. Serve with a handful of salad leaves

  • Stripy hummus salad jars

    Stripy hummus salad jars

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Meatloaf sliced with cutlery

    Classic meatloaf with tomato sauce

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make an easy meatloaf when you need to feed the family midweek. Serve slices with homemade tomato sauce and use any leftovers as sandwich filling

  • Griddled salad jar

    Griddled salad jar

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 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

  • Turkey & pepper pittas

    Turkey & pepper pittas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Pressed picnic sandwich

    Pressed picnic sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

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