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Summer recipes

37 Recipes

Light and luscious dishes, best enjoyed al fresco.

Herb & garlic pork with summer ratatouille

3.28125

(8 ratings)

Pack in the vegetables with a fragrant herb and garlic pork dish that is not only low-fat and low-calorie but also provides five of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fresh orange lollies

0

(0 ratings)

Use the whole orange for these lollies, rather than just the juice, and with the addition of fresh pear you get extra nutrients. A great healthy treat for summer
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cod with cucumber, avocado & mango salsa salad

4.166665

(6 ratings)

If you're looking for a healthy lunch bursting with the colours and flavours of summer, this delicious cod, avocado and mango salad is low in fat and calories...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Melon with mint & feta

0

(0 ratings)

Combine the flavours of melon, feta and mint in a refreshing summer snack. This is also a great low-calorie starter if you have friends round
  • Easy

Grilled peach panzanella

1.875

(2 ratings)

This refreshing salad is a new take on an Italian classic, with a touch of sweetness - pair it with pork belly for a summer roast
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker aubergines

4

(5 ratings)

An easy vegetarian slow cooker recipe, packed with summer flavours - ideal if you're busy, simply put it on in the morning and it'll be ready come supper time...
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted tomato & pancetta picnic quiches

0

(0 ratings)

A crisp, short pastry base and a pancetta, cherry tomato and parmesan filling make these perfectly portable tartlets ideal for picnics and summer days out
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Summer punch

0

(0 ratings)

A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Crunchy bulghar salad

3.75

(1 rating)

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer chicken stew

4

(5 ratings)

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sweet potato & shallot quesadillas

5

(1 rating)

Pack tortillas with fried banana shallots, sweet potato, broad beans and cheese, then toast for crisp golden brown quesadillas - ideal for lunch or supper
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian chilli

5

(2 ratings)

The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

5

(4 ratings)

Quality produce makes this dish, Charentais melon, heirloom tomatoes and salty prosciutto marry beautifully. Ideal as a sharing platter starter for a summer dinner party
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Chicken gyros

4.80769

(13 ratings)

Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Individual summer puddings

0

(0 ratings)

A traditional, low-fat dessert with strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blueberries and blackberries set in mini basin moulds
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Frances Quinn’s Summer’s day wedding cake

4.375

(4 ratings)

Frances creates her own version of the latest bridal trend - the 'naked' cake. She skips the traditional fondant icing for mascarpone seasonal berries.
  • 5 hours and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Pimm's

5

(3 ratings)

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Late-summer tomato & carrot salad

5

(1 rating)

This vibrant vegetarian side dish is dressed with chilli, spring onion and balsamic vinegar, then sprinkled with crunchy pumpkin seeds
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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