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Jamie Oliver’s Best Recipes For Summer!

These 6 quick and easy recipes from chef Jamie Oliver should be on the menu this summer!

Summer is in full swing and the sunny season has us craving all our favorite light and tasty foods! From classic BBQ cuisine to light and healthy salads, these popular summer meals just hit the spot at the end of a hot day. Few chefs cook up delicious and nutritious dinners that the whole family will enjoy better than Jamie Oliver. Check out 6 Jamie Oliver recipes that are perfect for summer, all of which take 30 minutes or less to make! 

1.) The Ultimate Pigs In A Blanket 

Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket are the ultimate summer snack, but we bet you’ve never had them how Jamie Oliver makes them! Jamie Oliver reinvents this quick and easy recipe with a British twist that makes it more gourmet, taking this popular finger food to the next level. It’s the perfect appetizer to impress your friends and family with your culinary skills at all your summer gatherings. 

2.) Jamie Oliver’s Tuna Nicoise Salad 

Jamie Oliver’s Tuna Nicoise Salad

Bring a taste of France to your next summer dinner party. The classic Tuna Nicoise Salad comes from Nice, which is a gorgeous city in France located along the French Riviera. In fact, the word “Nicoise” translates to mean “of Nice.” The salad was originally created to be an hors d'oeuvre, but today is more likely to be served as a French entrée.  Generally, the salad is made from a tasty mixture of green beans, fresh croutons, basil, olives, hard-boiled eggs, and tomatoes, all covered in a delicious dressing. It is always made with tuna or anchovies, but not both. See how Jamie Oliver makes it below! 

3.) Light & Healthy Tomato Salad with Basil Dressing 

Light & Healthy Tomato Salad with Basil Dressing

We can’t think of a better dish for summer than what Jamie calls his “sunshine salad.” Whip up this tart and juicy tomato salad in less than half an hour to add some freshness to your dinner table tonight. All this easy recipe really requires is some fresh tomatoes, olive oil, and Jamie’s amazing basil dressing. Despite being extremely simple to make, this salad is packed with flavor and nutrients, making it a truly special dish. 

4.) Jamie Oliver’s Quick & Easy Homemade Pizza  


You can never go wrong with fresh, homemade pizza. This Italian classic is perfect for movie nights and is always a hit with the kids! Jamie Oliver demonstrates how to make a gourmet, restaurant-quality pizza in your own kitchen in less than 30 minutes. And you don’t even need a rolling pin to prepare the dough! 

5.) Jamie Oliver’s Cajun Steak & Baked Beans 

Baked Beans

Jamie Oliver has the perfect recipe for BBQ season! When we think of barbecue, we picture ourselves spending hours slaving over a hot grill to cook some hardy cuts of beef. But Jamie Oliver’s dish only takes 15 minutes to prepare! To put it in Jamie’s own words, this cajun steak and beans recipe is a “soul food style flavor feast!” Jamie seamlessly blended British elements with classic American BBQ and the famous soul food of the South. Jamie Oliver’s simple recipe is beyond quick and easy to prepare, and you don’t even need an actual BBQ. And if you’re looking for a healthier BBQ dinner, you’ll be glad to know that each portion is only 612 calories and packed with protein.

6.) This Tapas Assortment That Can Be Made In Under 15 Minutes 

This Tapas Assortment That Can Be Made In Under 15 Minutes

This summer, embrace Spanish culture in your cooking! Traditional tapas are small and savory snacks or appetizers in Spanish cuisine — and they are the perfect first course for your next summer party. Jamie’s Tapas extravaganza can best be described as a medley of explosive flavors that never ceases to impress. Luckily for us, Jamie gives away his secrets for preparing some beautiful tapas in the below video. All you need is an assortment of beetroot, balsamic vinegar, basil, a citrusy Sicilian fennel salad, grilled sardines, hummus, and prosciutto. It's a feast for the eyes and our taste buds, and has enough flavor profiles to please the whole family. 

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