Top 7 summer lunch ideas

Looking for summer lunch ideas? Enjoy our fresh soup, simple sandwiches, and easy salads featuring vibrant seasonal ingredients

1. Charred corn, chicken & tortilla salad with chipotle yogurt dressing

Tortilla Salad


Dig into this colourful chicken salad for a filling lunchtime treat. It’s a great way to use up barbecue leftovers or a garden glut. Top Little Gem leaves with chargrilled shredded chicken, sweetcorn, cherry tomatoes, black beans and crispy tortilla strips.

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2. Mango chutney & chicken sliders

Mango chutney rottiserie chicken sliders


Put those Sunday roast leftovers to good use with these simple chicken sliders, topped with a refreshing chopped cucumber, red onion, chilli and coriander salad. Add Little Gem leaves, mango chutney and a cooling yoghurt dressing for an out-of-this-world lunch break.

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3. Chipotle gazpacho



Liven up lunchtime with this vibrant, no-cook gazpacho. The chipotle adds a spicy, smoky kick and it’s gratifyingly healthy too – it’s packed with vitamin C and delivers three of your five-a-day.

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4. Feta & peach couscous

Feta & peach couscous summer lunch ideas


Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. Combine couscous with ripe peaches, salty feta and mixed seeds for a satisfying mix of texture and flavour. Cook the couscous in vegetable stock to add more depth.

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5. Ham & piccalilli salad

Ham & piccalilli salad summer lunch ideas


Channel the flavours of a picnic with this filling salad, perfect for the days it’s too hot use the oven. It’s quick to prep, low in calories and fat, plus it’s gluten-free.

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6. Prawn & grain poke bowls

Prawn & grain poke bowls summer lunch ideas


This no-cook poke bowl can be whipped up in minutes, ideal for busy days. Marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing and soften a pack of mixed grains with hot water. Add creamy avocado, crisp radishes, fresh mango and spring onions. Use any leftover marinade as a dressing and scatter with sesame seeds.

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7. Tomato, goat’s curd & basil salad with raspberry vinegar dressing

Tomato Goat's Curd Basil Salad summer lunch ideas


Celebrate seasonal flavours with this fresh tomato salad, bursting with zingy, fruity flavours. Blend raspberries with white balsamic vinegar, then drizzle over mixed tomatoes, goat’s curd, basil and pistachios.

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