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Summer dinner recipes

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These easy summer dinners make the most of seasonal ingredients. From fresh salads to barbecues and roasts, our recipes are fuss-free and full of flavour.

For more recipes perfect for the summer sun, check out our summer starter recipes, summer budget recipes and summer punch recipes.

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  • Baked ratatouille & goat’s cheese served in a dish

    Baked ratatouille & goat’s cheese

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.78 ratings

    Transform ratatouille into a bake with a layer of cheese sauce and you won't look back. It makes a great late summer dish and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Courgette & lemon risotto

    Courgette & lemon risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.118 ratings

    An easy vegetarian one-pot risotto - simply stir in your seasonal veg, simmer and enjoy

  • Roast broccoli & sesame ramen noodle bowls with chopsticks

    Roast broccoli & sesame ramen noodle bowls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Let broccoli take centre stage in our ramen noodle bowls. Versatile, easy to cook and nutritious, it's especially delicious when roasted until crisp

  • Summer meatballs & spaghetti served in a bowl

    Summer meatballs & spaghetti

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make a quick and easy meal for two with these pork meatballs, served with spaghetti, courgette ribbons, lemon and parmesan – perfect for summer evenings

  • One frying pan filo tart

    Frying pan filo tart

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make this filo tart in a frying pan for a fuss-free dinner. Peas, crème fraîche, butter beans, courgette, feta and mint make up the fabulous filling

  • Antipasti salmon on an oval dish

    Antipasti salmon

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Turn a side of salmon into a gorgeous centrepiece with just a few Mediterranean antipasti ingredients. Bake in the oven or cook on the barbecue for a great summer dish

  • Sticky soy sea bass & greens in a roasting tray

    Sticky soy sea bass & greens traybake

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Save time on busy weeknights with our tasty seabass traybake with green veg medley in a sticky soy dressing. It takes just 20 minutes from prep to plate

  • A saucepan with charred broccoli, lemon & walnut pasta

    Charred broccoli, lemon & walnut pasta

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make this quick broccoli, lemon and walnut pasta with simple storecupboard ingredients. It’s healthy, low in fat and calories and full of texture and flavour

  • Lamb & spinach spanakopita with a slice taken out

    Lamb & spinach spanakopita

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Make this stunning spanakopita - 'spinach pie'. Traditionally made with filo pastry, feta and spinach, here we’ve added lamb, slow-cooked in stock

  • Easy sausage & courgette pilaf in a bowl

    Easy sausage & courgette pilaf

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.24 ratings

    Whip up this speedy sausage, courgette and rice dish in just 20 minutes. Full of flavour, it’s ideal for when you want something quick and easy

  • Lazy summer tomato & sourdough traybake served in a roasting dish

    Lazy summer tomato & sourdough traybake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Celebrate tomatoes in all their different colours and sizes with this vibrant summer traybake. With mozzarella and ricotta, it's packed with flavour

  • Summer sausage traybake served in a casserole dish

    Potato, pesto & sausage traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.57 ratings

    Use sausages as the base for this easy summer traybake. It's packed with artichokes, new potatoes, butter beans, tomatoes and fresh pesto, and is delicious with crusty bread

  • Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew served in a bowl

    Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.48 ratings

    Fry veg with chorizo and orzo to make this healthy, colourful summer stew. You can add any leftover veg you have in the fridge to reduce food waste

  • Crispy grilled feta with saucy butter beans with pitta bread

    Crispy grilled feta with saucy butter beans

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Stuck in a food rut? Grab a can of butter beans, some feta and passata to make this super-speedy and super-tasty supper. Full of goodness, it’s healthy too

  • Gnocchi fish pie in a frying pan

    Gnocchi fish pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Try this spin on a fish pie and top with gnocchi instead of regular mashed potato. It takes just 30 minutes to make so is perfect for a balanced family meal

  • Spiced salmon & tomato traybake served in a roasting tin

    Spiced salmon & tomato traybake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.53 ratings

    Enjoy this healthy spiced salmon and tomato traybake with a mild curry flavour for a quick and easy midweek meal. Serve with naan bread and lemon wedges

  • No-cook veggie fajitas served on a plate

    No-cook veggie fajitas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Load soft tortillas with chargrilled veg, beans, tomato salsa and smashed avocado for an easy supper. No cooking is required so they're ideal for summer

  • Lemony prawn & courgette tagliatelle in a bowl

    Lemony prawn & courgette tagliatelle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.65 ratings

    Make this king prawn and courgette tagliatelle in just 20 minutes. It's full of garlic, lemon and chilli, and it's healthy too, so it's great for busy weeknights

  • Summer chicken one-pot

    Summer chicken one-pot

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    Our June cover star is a lovely, light dish ideal for al fresco dining

  • Four beef burgers on a plate

    Beef burgers – learn to make

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Learn how to make succulent beef burgers with just four ingredients. An easy recipe for perfect homemade patties

  • Buffalo chicken with blue cheese coleslaw on a plate

    Buffalo chicken & blue cheese slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Enjoy these sticky buffalo wings New York-style for a sharing family supper. You can use chicken wings or legs, if you prefer. Serve with blue cheese slaw

  • Summer roast chicken traybake served in a roasting tin

    Summer roast chicken traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Revamp your roast chicken for the summer months with just a few ingredients. Serve our easy traybake with salad or crusty bread for a winning chicken dinner

  • Curried spinach, eggs & chickpeas served on a plate

    Curried spinach, eggs & chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Pack in the nutrients with this veggie supper made from spinach, eggs and chickpeas. It's healthy, low in calories, full of flavour and delivers four of your five-a-day

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