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Summer family recipes

Our selection of kid-friendly summer essentials. Feed the whole family with barbecue staples, one-pan traybakes, light salads and fruity desserts.

25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Cook a one-pot chicken tagine the whole family will love. It somehow says summer and autumn in one bite using a gentle but heady Moroccan spice mix

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

If you’re after a summer dessert to impress, try this decadent Eton mess cheesecake filled with creamy mascarpone, topped with meringues and…

20 mins
Easy
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10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A lighter casserole packed with green veg including fennel, broad beans, peas and green beans, served in a creamy basil and parsley sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
90 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The easiest pulled pork recipe you'll ever make. No tricky measurements involved, minimal ingredients and a mouth-watering smoky barbecue result

8 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Put out all the ingredients for classic pasta salad with pesto dressing and let the kids pick whatever they like to stir in – it's great for fussy eaters 

25 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Love Swedish meatballs? Here we’ve transformed them into a burger that kids will adore – choose beef or pork mince, the flavours will be the same

25 mins
Easy
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Satisfy your hunger with this fresh and easy vegetarian supper, or brunch if you prefer

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These crowd pleasing pesto burgers and polenta chips are light and combine great Mediterranean flavours

30 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Batch cook a vegetable soup when you have a seasonal bounty and you'll always have a healthy meal in the freezer

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
25 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Throw potatoes, courgettes and a whole garlic bulb in with chicken thighs then oven bake for a simple all-in-one supper

1 hr
Easy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Roast up courgettes and aubergines with plenty of garlic then serve with penne, crispy bacon, sweet basil and lots of cheese

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Sweet, colourful and low-in-fat - this super side even counts towards your five-a-day

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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