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Summer family recipes

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

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  • 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

  • Vanilla cupcakes served in a tin

    Easy vanilla cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like

  • Black bean burgers with salad on a plate

    Black bean burger

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make some healthy, hearty vegan burgers layered with avocado and served with a fresh crunchy carrot and cucumber salad alongside. They're full of goodness

  • Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers served on a tray

    Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy brochettes two ways with manchego and chorizo or prosciutto, mozzarella and basil - ideal for a picnic. For young kids, simply slide them off the stick

  • Soy & butter salmon parcels served on a plate

    Soy & butter salmon parcels

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make these tasty soy, honey and butter salmon parcels on a barbecue for the taste of summer. Serve with a refreshing cucumber and sesame salad on the side

  • Chicken & sweetcorn ramen in a white saucepan

    Chicken & sweetcorn ramen

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.11 ratings

    This chicken and noodle soup will feed two young children. For adults, or if your kids are older, use a pack of noodles each, extra stock and a whole egg

  • Jerk-ish pork skewers on an oval plate

    Jerk-ish pork skewers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Fire up the barbecue to make these pork skewers, packed with herbs and spices. Pair with a rice salad and they'll go down a treat with the whole family

  • Banana muffins served on a wire tray

    Easy banana muffins

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.150 ratings

    Make these moreish banana muffins for an easy breakfast or a snack on the go. They're also great for lunchboxes and will prove popular with the whole family.

  • Three cod & pea fritters

    Cod & pea fritters

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Rustle up these cod and pea fritters for an easy family dish during the week. They're also great for a packed lunch – simply serve with tomatoes and rocket

  • A slice of chocolate, coconut & cardamom fridge mousse cake

    Chocolate, coconut & cardamom fridge mousse cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try this easy ‘mix it up and bung it in the fridge’ dessert. The combination of chocolate, coconut and cardamom is such a winner for a summertime pudding

  • Vegetarian wraps with bowls of filling alongside

    Vegetarian wraps

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Try these flavour-packed veggie wraps filled with pickled onions, roasted veg, coconut tzatziki and spicy green sauce. They will feed four people for under £10 – perfect for a hungry crowd

  • Coloured ice cream in bowls with sprinkles

    Magical instant ice cream

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Children and adults will love this – part recipe, part science experiment. Milk transforms into delicious colourful ice cream in front of your eyes

  • Sausage & fennel risotto served in bowls

    Sausage & fennel risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Spruce up a simple risotto with pork sausages and fennel for a comforting and flavour-packed midweek meal. It will go down a storm with family and friends

  • A pizza sliced into 6 pieces alongside a pizza cutter

    Rainbow pizzas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Forget takeaway pizzas, encourage kids to eat a rainbow every day with this colourful recipe full of fresh flavours – guaranteed to please even fussy eaters

  • An open parcel revealing salmon on a bed of noodles

    Salmon & spaghetti supper in a parcel

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Create a bit of fun for kids by serving supper in a parcel. Open at the table to reveal delicious pink salmon, spaghetti, courgettes and tomatoes

  • 4 frozen banana lollies decorated with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries

    Frozen banana lollies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

  • A serving platter with 6 rice paper wraps and a dipping sauce alongside

    Rice paper wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make these rice paper wraps for an easy snack or appetizer. Kids will love them and they're wholesome, too, filled with plenty of protein and veg

  • A casserole dish on a board filled with chicken and chorizo ragu

    Chicken & chorizo ragu

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.230 ratings

    Serve this delicious chicken and chorizo ragu over rice or pasta as an easy midweek dinner for the family. You can freeze any leftovers for another day

  • A spinach & courgette lasagne in a casserole dish

    Spinach & courgette lasagne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.82 ratings

    Enjoy a vegetarian lasagne bursting with spinach and courgette, held together with a creamy mascarpone sauce. It's a filling midweek meal for all the family

  • Two prawn & salmon burgers with green salad

    Prawn & salmon burgers with spicy mayo

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.88 ratings

    These prawn and salmon burgers are not only fabulously tasty, they're healthy too, being rich in omega-3. Make them for the family in just 25 minutes

  • Satay sweet potato curry on top of rice in a deep dish

    Satay sweet potato curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.786 ratings

    Cook this tasty vegan curry for an exotic yet easy family dinner. With spinach and sweet potato, it boasts two of your five-a-day and it’s under 400 calories

  • Healthy pasta primavera on a plate

    Healthy pasta primavera

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.50 ratings

    A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe

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