Baguette filled with beetroot, hummus and chickpeas

Vegan picnic recipes

51 Recipes

Pack a picnic basket full of treats with our portable summer vegan recipes. We've got salads, wraps, sweets and treats to suit all palates.

Mint & basil griddled peach salad

3.5

(6 ratings)

This vegan salad makes a healthy and filling meal, providing 4 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy hearty quinoa, creamy avocado and juicy griddled peaches
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan burritos

4.895835

(48 ratings)

Pack these vegan wraps with vegetables, rice and chipotle black beans to make a delicious and nutritious lunch
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

‘Cheesy’ vegan scones

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Try these dairy-free vegan scones that use nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavour, pepped up by mustard and smoked paprika. Serve with vegan onion chutney
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan sausage rolls

4.384615

(13 ratings)

Pack a picnic, or deck out a buffet table with these moreish vegan sausage rolls, made with mushrooms, brown rice miso, mustard and sage
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Vegan pie

4.615385

(13 ratings)

Make this fantastic beetroot, sweet potato, chard and celeriac rainbow-layered pie as a stunning centrepiece for a vegan Christmas or dinner party
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

5-ingredient falafel

3

(4 ratings)

Make falafel with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. To give the falafels a better texture, be sure to use dried chickpeas rather than canned
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan flapjacks

4.82353

(17 ratings)

Choose your favourite nuts and dried fruits in this versatile dairy-free flapjack recipe, or change it up each time you make them – be adventurous!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Vegan potato salad

5

(1 rating)

Make a vegan version of a classic potato salad using vegan mayonnaise. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a barbecue, picnic or salads in the summer...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Vegan scones

4.82353

(17 ratings)

Enjoy our vegan version of scones, which uses soy milk and vegan vegetable spread to replace the dairy. Serve with vegan cream and your favourite jam
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Potato & turmeric focaccia

5

(1 rating)

Try this twist on a traditional foccacia with a topping of potato, turmeric and rosemary. It takes a little effort, but you'll be well rewarded for your time...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot hummus party platter

5

(3 ratings)

Never know what to make when you have friends round for drinks? This one-platter-serves-all beetroot hummus will be a big hit, and doesn’t require any cooking...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine & chickpea bites

4

(4 ratings)

Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan cupcakes

2.7

(20 ratings)

Make vegan cupcakes with buttercream topping using dairy-free and egg-free ingredients. They make the perfect treat for afternoon tea or a mid-morning snack
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Baked falafel & cauliflower tabbouleh

3

(3 ratings)

Make a batch of our easy baked falafel for a tasty, low-calorie lunch option. This simple healthy recipe is perfect for pairing with plenty of salad
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Dairy-free slaw

5

(1 rating)

Make this simple dairy-free veggie slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Luxury hummus

4.375

(8 ratings)

Use good-quality chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chia & almond overnight oats

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Start the day with energising oats and omega-3-rich chia seeds with this delicious breakfast. It's vegan, but you can use cow's milk and yogurt, if you prefer...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

4.7

(10 ratings)

Eat the rainbow with our simple, healthy, veggie wrap. This olive and veg sandwich makes an easy vegan, low-calorie lunch option to eat al-desko
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan brownies

4.51064

(47 ratings)

Try these soft, squidgy brownies, without the dairy or eggs. They're perfect for vegans and people following a dairy-free diet and taste utterly divine...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Baba ganoush

3.166665

(6 ratings)

This deliciously easy smoky aubergine dip is perfect with warm flatbreads or pittas, or serve with other Middle Eastern dishes as part of a mezze
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky corn & avocado salsa

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Char some peppers and use them in this light and crunchy side dish to serve with meat or fish- it's great with barbecued food
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chocolate chip cookies

4.066665

(30 ratings)

Try our best ever vegan chocolate chip cookies. Non-vegans will be hard pressed to notice the difference between these and their favourite choc chip biscuits
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coconut & pineapple cooler

5

(1 rating)

Enjoy this crowd-pleasing tropical cocktail with coconut rum, gin and pineapple juice. It will sit happily in an ice bucket for several hours, ideal for summer barbecues
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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