Chicken and mango chutney sandwiches with salad

Summer lunch recipes

Enjoy our light, fresh dishes for a seasonal summertime lunch. Choose from vibrant salads, pastas, sandwiches and kebabs.

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Top these chicken sliders with mango chutney, red onion, chilli and cucumber salad, and a mint & yogurt dressing. They make fabulous finger food for summer

20 mins
Easy
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Pair this salad with barbecued chicken as part of a summer menu. Made with peaches, mozzarella and a lemon and caper dressing, it's also great on its own

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Combine three street-food favourites into one awesome hot dog. You could use shop-bought pulled pork, or go the whole hog and make it yourself

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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Serve this smoked mackerel & fennel salad bowl as a lighter option at a summer get together with family and friends. It’s also great as a filling for a wrap

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
23 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. The combination of peaches, feta, couscous and mixed seeds is moreish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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This fresh and light salad makes an ideal summer evening supper

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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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 hr and 25 mins
Easy
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These veggie halloumi burgers in brioche buns are perfect for the whole family. Serve as a quick and easy lunch - they're also great on camping holidays

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Make-ahead this crowd-pleasing, vegetarian starter and get a good dose of vitamin C and one of your five-a-day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Packed with veggies, feta and egg, this vegetarian pastry is part tortilla, part pie. Bursting with summer colours, it'll provide the wow factor at any picnic

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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The steak in this light salad is cooked on the barbecue, giving it a true taste of summer. It works brilliantly with our Asian-inspired dressing

26 mins
Easy
Healthy
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This supper couldn't be easier. Make our filling pesto pasta recipe for a quick, family-friendly dish you can throw together with storecupboard ingredients

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
103 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a fresh and colourful Greek salad in no time. It's great with grilled meats at a barbecue, or on its own as a veggie main

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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With griddled halloumi, toasted pitta pieces, grains, tomatoes, dill and mint, this Middle Eastern-inspired salad makes a speedy and satisfying lunch for four

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Cook these lemony chicken skewers on a barbecue to get that fabulous charred taste. Serve with our colourful tomato salad for a lovely light summer supper

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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Blend up raspberries and white balsamic vinegar to make the dressing for this fabulous summer salad of tomatoes, basil, goat's curd and pistachios

Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Combine nectarines, prosciutto, ricotta, spinach, sourdough and herbs to make this simple summer salad. Charring the nectarines adds depth of flavour

35 mins
Easy
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Burgers are always a barbecue staple, and these sesame-scented ones can be dressed up or down

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep the kids happy over the summer holidays with a patisserie-style afternoon tea complete with these easy open sandwiches featuring a variety of toppings

20 mins
Easy
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A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

16 mins
Easy
Vegan
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Quickly marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing, then serve with grains, mango, radish, avocado and spring onions. This poke bowl is the ultimate summer salad

15 mins
Easy
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Roast a glut of summer vegetables and serve in this creamy Italian classic, finished with mascarpone and grated Parmesan

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Give kids two of their five-a-day and a dose of vitamin C with these colourful rainbow pots of tuna salad, ideal for a lunchbox, or summer picnic

37 mins
Easy
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Try this pork and potato salad for lunch or as a healthy dinner. The pork is wrapped in Parma ham which packs in flavour yet is low fat and low calorie

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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