Packing a picnic is one of life’s simple joys, and it’s so easy to put one together at the last minute when you know how! We’ve put together our favorite recipes for easy picnics here, so you can spend less time preparing and more time picnicking.
This 5-ingredient homous only takes 10 minutes, so it’s great for spicing up the morning of your picnic. Serve with crispy vegetables and breadsticks – or, if you have a little more time, prepare it yourself super fast flatbread.
No picnic is complete without these summer favorites, and it’s super easy to freshen up on the day. Check out our selection of recipes for inspiration, but just mix it up and make it your own! And when Jersey Royals are in season Check out some of our favorite picnic ideas.
With this quick pickle recipe, you don’t have to plan ahead. Simply cut your crunchy vegetables of your choice, pour them into a glass with the pickled liqueur, shake them and go!
This recipe is proof that pate doesn’t have to be a faff. Really easy to swish and super tasty, this 15 minute pie is a fabulous addition to any picnic.
This delicious dip is ready in just 5 minutes and is ideal for last-minute preparation. Spread on crusty bread or serve with cucumber sticks for dipping the next level.
Enjoy an uncomplicated summer salad with this Greek-inspired classic. Uncomplicated, wonderfully fresh and ready to roll in just 10 minutes – you can’t go wrong
A fun twist on an Italian classic, this quick salad just screams summer. Stack it right into your Tupperware to save time and washing up.
To prevent your lettuce leaves from getting mushy in transit, keep these simple dressings in their jars until you find the perfect picnic spot. When you’re ready to eat, just shake it up and drizzle!
There’s nothing like a freshly baked scone – they’re a great vehicle for making cheese wedges, pickles, or sausages. If you have some time to bake these on the morning of your picnic, you won’t regret it.
End your outdoor party in style with these 5-ingredient biscuits. These pantry heroes only need 10 minutes in the oven – what a joy!
These cakes are modest, cheap to make, and such a lovely little treat. Place in the oven for 15 minutes while you proceed with the rest of your picnic prep.
Catch the taste of summer with this dazzling liquor – it’s great for any berry you have on hand. In addition, it is ready in just 20 minutes, so you can enjoy it diluted with water, soda, cava or prosecco in no time!