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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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  • Orange & passion fruit traybake scattered with passion fruit seeds

    Orange & passion fruit traybake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Try this fresh and fruity orange and passion fruit cake with creamy mascarpone topping - a lovely dessert for a weekend family meal

  • Chicken tikka skewers

    Chicken tikka skewers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.76 ratings

    This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too

  • slaw in bowl with napkin

    Easy vegan slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this simple dairy-free vegan slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing

  • Three watermelon lollies on a white background

    Watermelon lollies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Cool down on hot summer days with these refreshing watermelon and kiwi lollies. Great for the family to enjoy, they're low-calorie and full of vitamin C

  • Chicken tagine with lemons, olives & pomegranate served in a bowl

    Chicken tagine with lemons, olives & pomegranate

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 ratings

    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

  • A plate serving Eton mess cheesecake

    Eton mess cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Sausage & veg one-pot

    Sausage & veg one-pot

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Pulled pork with white bread rolls

    Pulled pork

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.101 ratings

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

  • Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar arranged in bowls

    Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Two Swedish meatball burgers served in burger buns

    Swedish meatball burgers

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.16 ratings

    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

  • One-pan summer eggs

    One-pan summer eggs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.47 ratings

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

  • Italian-style chicken burger & chips

    Italian-style chicken burger & chips

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Courgette & tomato soup

    Courgette & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.68 ratings

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

  • More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • One-pan simple summer chicken

    One-pan simple summer chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.25 ratings

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

  • Roasted summer veg & pancetta pasta

    Roasted summer veg & pancetta pasta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Carrot & sugar snap salad

    Carrot & sugar snap salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Cheese & bacon turnovers on a baking tray

    Cheese & bacon turnovers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make some moreish cheese and bacon turnovers for lunch, a picnic or buffet, and add a dollop of mustard if you like. They'll keep for up to three days

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