Baguette filled with beetroot, hummus and chickpeas

Vegan picnic recipes

50 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

2.5

(2 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

5

(13 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

(5 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

(8 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

4.545455

(11 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

5

(1 rating)

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

5

(7 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

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

3.666665

(3 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

4.25

(4 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

4

(1 rating)

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

4.75

(4 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

4.5

(4 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

4.75

(8 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

4.40909

(22 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

5

(1 rating)

A delicious smoky aubergine dip, perfect with warm flatbreads or pittas, or serve with other Middle Eastern dishes as part of a sharing meal
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky corn & avocado salsa

4.2

(5 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

(15 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

Mediterranean potato salad

4.2

(15 ratings)

Swap a mayonnaise base for cherry tomatoes, olives, roasted red peppers and fresh Italian herbs in this low-fat salad
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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