From family barbecues to dining on a budget: our best bank holiday eats

Date
12th Apr 2017
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Out and About
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With summer around the corner, now’s the time to start dusting off the barbecue and prepare for warm evenings with the rich and smoky aromas of the grill we all love.

Bank holiday weekends are a great time to invite the family over for a feast and with those precious extra hours, you can create many delicious dishes designed to impress.

 

Potatoes are cheap, versatile, suitable for most diets and rich in many of your essential nutrients. Because of its accessible price range, it’s easy to prepare delicious side dishes for carnivores as well as veggie-friendly food all on a budget and without following overly complicated recipes.


Take a look at a few of our favourite dishes to really liven up your bank holiday barbecues and impress your family and friends.

 

Spiralised potato burger bun

Bin the bread and put a fun twist to this family favourite. We guarantee your guests will be delighted with this innovative way of serving up this barbecue classic!

 

Potato and avocado salad with blue cheese and bacon

No barbecue would be complete without a hearty summer salad. Mildly sweet roasted new potatoes and creamy avocado soften the salty bacon and blue cheese for a perfect summertime combo.

 

New potato and bay kebabs

Ideal for gentle cooking on the barbecue, our delicious veggie-friendly kebabs are loved by vegetarians and meat-eaters alike!

 

Saucy Spanish-style potatoes

Enjoy the tastes of the Mediterranean with our saucy Spanish-style potatoes.

A fantastic side dish to accompany barbecued chicken, the classic combination of chicken and spicy chorizo, along with warming paprika, perfectly complements the earthy flavours of the potatoes.

 

Chunky Triple Cooked Chips

Three is definitely the magic number when it comes to creating this classic accompaniment to almost every barbecue-friendly meal. This dish is packed full of flavour and can even be prepared ahead of time and finished off in under ten minutes on the day. These chunky triple cooked chips really are thrice as nice!

 

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