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Summer recipes

118 Recipes

Celebrate summer with our selection of luscious dishes including fresh salads, light main meals, and fruity desserts – perfect for al fresco dining.

Individual summer puddings

5

(1 rating)

A traditional, low-fat dessert with strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blueberries and blackberries set in mini basin moulds
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Frances Quinn’s Summer’s day wedding cake

4.6

(5 ratings)

Frances creates her own version of the latest bridal trend - the 'naked' cake. She skips the traditional fondant icing for mascarpone seasonal berries.
  • 5 hours and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Pimm's

5

(6 ratings)

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Late-summer tomato & carrot salad

5

(3 ratings)

This vibrant vegetarian side dish is dressed with chilli, spring onion and balsamic vinegar, then sprinkled with crunchy pumpkin seeds
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer fruit quinoa salad

4

(2 ratings)

Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea, feta & summer herb frittata

4.90476

(21 ratings)

Use your favourite soft herbs in this thick grilled omelette with peas, cream cheese and courgette- we like dill, mint and parsley
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer ham & pea broth

4

(3 ratings)

This smart soup doesn't require any cooking- just pour hot water over stock, grains and lots of delicious green vegetables
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Slow-roast tomato tatin

4.2

(5 ratings)

Make a savoury tarte tatin with sweet and sour-slow cooked tomatoes on a crisp puff pastry base
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vietnamese prawn summer rolls

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Fresh-tasting rice paper rolls packed with shellfish, light vermicelli noodles, carrots, cucumber and herbs, with a sweet ginger chilli dipping sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lamb, apricot & shallot tagine

4.923075

(13 ratings)

Adapted from the Moroccan roast lamb fish 'mechoui', this slow-cooked dish has an aromatic marinade and irresistably fruity sauce
  • 8 hours
  • Easy

Garden salmon salad

3

(3 ratings)

Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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