Summer roast

Summer roast recipes

34 Recipes

Give your Sunday roast a summery makeover with these lighter versions of the traditional spread. Pair roast chicken with pilaf, barbecue a leg of lamb or go for baked whole salmon.

Roast chicken with peppers & feta

4.72414

(29 ratings)

For a casual summer lunch, try this Mediterranean roast with chickpeas, vegetables and salty Greek cheese
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Rain-or-shine leg of lamb

5

(2 ratings)

Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Summer roast chicken traybake

5

(2 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
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Summer sautéed potatoes

5

(6 ratings)

Lift your traditional roasties with lemon, bay, garlic and parsley for a versatile accompaniment with a crisp finish
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

One-pan simple summer chicken

4.4

(20 ratings)

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

New potato & tamarind salad

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Tamarind is commonly used to flavour potatoes in India, and makes this low-fat salad authentic and punchy
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

4

(2 ratings)

If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Rosemary & lemon roast chicken

4.894735

(19 ratings)

This Italian-inspired roast chicken couldn't be easier, but the result is really special
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Spiced roast side of salmon

4.653845

(26 ratings)

Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tangy roasted peppers

4.8

(5 ratings)

Get a taste of the Mediterranean with a laidback spread of roasted vegetables and salads
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Roasted salmon

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Lemony potato salad

4

(18 ratings)

Why buy ready-made potato salad for your barbecue when this fragrant, Indian-inspired version is so easy?
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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