Roasted tomato & pancetta picnic quiches

Picnic recipes

42 Recipes

Al fresco food for sunny days, including pastry, Scotch eggs, cakes, bakes and salads.

Squash, pea & feta frittatinis

4.75

(5 ratings)

These mini Italian omelettes, with butternut squash and cheese, are baked in individual cases ready to be packed up for a picnic
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coronation drumsticks

5

(2 ratings)

Juicy chicken drumsticks are a family picnic favourite - add some exotic flavours with a curried yogurt and mango marinade
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Creamy beetroot houmous

5

(1 rating)

This delicious dip is ready in 10 minutes - pack along with vegetable sticks or pita bread for a portable picnic snack
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried chicken & mango salad

4.59524

(21 ratings)

This lightly-spiced, fruity salad is a modern take on Coronation chicken - a low calorie-lunch for two
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Falafel Scotch eggs

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity tabbouleh with feta

5

(3 ratings)

Use up a few storecupboard staples in this bulghar wheat salad packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

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

Bhaji frittata

3.541665

(6 ratings)

This lunchbox or picnic-friendly dish takes an Italian-style thick omelette and adds some Indian spice, along with potatoes, peas and coriander
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer potato salad

4

(1 rating)

Make the most of Jersey Royals in this fresh and crunchy side with buttermilk dressing, radishes and cress
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Homemade pink lemonade

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mini pork pies with piccalilli

5

(6 ratings)

Hoel Levieil from London restaurant Frizzante shares this picnic-friendly pork pie recipe, which was voted our users’ favourite Jubilee recipe idea
  • 1 hour and 28 mins
  • Easy

Ham & asparagus subs

5

(1 rating)

Cram individual bread rolls with quality ham, asparagus tips and lemon dressing and add to a tea party spread
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Apple crumble loaf

4.86607

(28 ratings)

A rustic fruit crumble cake with raisins and spice and a crunchy nutty topping - a spin on a classic
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Bacon & egg pies

3.75

(1 rating)

Individual shortcrust pastries that fall somewhere between a Scotch egg and a Gala pie - super for a summer spread
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Citrus bars

3.958335

(12 ratings)

Crisp shortbread biscuit base with a creamy citrus curd baked onto the top
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

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