Make most of the warm weather and its fresh seasonal produce with these delicious summer sides. Handpicked by us, these recipes are great for summer BBQs and easy family dinners, and are best served outside.
Roasted Brussels sprouts, crispy pancetta and pomegranate seeds
See Brussels sprouts in a new light by roasting them and mixing with garlic and pancetta for a truly tasty side. This dish travels well too, so it’s easy to take to a BBQ or dinner party; just be sure to keep the pomegranate seeds, molasses and mint separate until you’re closer to indulging.
Potato, pear and parsnip mash with burnt maple butter and tarragon
This is a side you’ll turn to again and again — the perfect accompaniment to dishes like our salt, pepper and chilli roasted chicken. Here, the classic mash is given a fresh twist with a delicious combination of potato, pear and parsnip. It’s a little earthy, slightly sweet and simply melts in your mouth with its smooth, creamy texture. Drizzle with maple syrup and garnish with tarragon for a picture-perfect presentation.
Baby spinach salad
This fresh and crunchy baby spinach salad is the ideal side on a hot summer’s day. It’s packed full of healthy greens including spinach, beans, avocado and sugar snap peas. This one is prepped and ready in 20 minutes, so it’s going to become your go-to for any last minute dinner party invites.