3-ingredient recipes: Alfresco bites

Make the most of the outdoors this summer with these great barbecue recipes and picnic ideas. Choose from speedy skewers and classic corn on the cob to grill on the barbecue or try some quick bakes that are perfect for packing into a picnic hamper.

  1. Mini egg muffins

    This easy 3-ingredient breakfast egg muffin recipe is great for snacking on the go, or for packing into kids’ lunchboxes. We've added roasted peppers, but you can add whatever you like to the mini frittatas. Try with ham or mushrooms, and make ahead and freeze to save time!

    Mini egg muffins
  2. Chipotle corn on the cob

    No barbecue is complete without classic corn on the cob – why not try a smoky Spanish twist with this easy chipotle corn on the cob recipe? Make a spicy butter by combining punchy chipotle paste with butter and brush over the cobs before barbecuing. Serve hot and buttery for a real treat!

    Chipotle corn on the cob
  3. Jerk salmon kebabs

    Add a little Caribbean flair to your next barbecue with this jerk-spiced salmon kebab recipe. Toss meaty salmon through jerk spices and thread onto skewers with juicy pineapple for a deliciously sweet and smoky flavour combination. Barbecue until charred, then enjoy!

    Jerk salmon kebabs
  4. Oaty banana choc chip cookies

    With no eggs, butter or flour, this chewy chocolate chip cookies recipe is a great fuss-free treat for when you're craving something sweet. Mashed banana is used to bind together oats and chocolate chips for a simple bite-sized bake.

    Oaty banana choc chip cookies
  5. Spiced flatbreads

    Flatbreads are an essential accompaniment for curries, tagines and dips. With just three ingredients, it's seriously easy to make your own from scratch. Make a simple dough, add your favourite mixed spices and fry until golden – this recipe will definitely become a staple.

    Spiced flatbreads
  6. Savoury cheese scones

    Scones are a British classic, and this cheese scone recipe is perfect for picnics, lunchboxes and afternoon tea parties. This easy method makes baking your own savoury scones super-easy.

    Savoury cheese scones
  7. Harissa lamb chops

    Give barbecue lamb chops a fiery upgrade with a quick and easy harissa marinade, packed with North African spices. Grill on the barbecue to your liking, and cool down with creamy tzatziki. Barbecue recipes don't get easier

    Harissa lamb chops