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10 fresh and easy recipes to feed a crowd at your next BBQ

Hosting a crowd doesn't have to be daunting. These deliciously fresh, crowd-pleasing recipes are easy to whip up for your next barbeque lunch or outdoor dinner party. From Christmas to New Year's Day give them a try at your next spring or summer get-together, and you may want to double the recipe as these dishes are just so good, they'll have them coming back for seconds!

So add these ingredients to your shopping list and find everything you need to make these simple and delicious recipes at Countdown at Westfield Manukau.

Don't forget to check over your BBQ and barbeque accessories, as well as ensuring you have enough serving and dining ware for the events ahead. Find all the barbeque, kitchen appliances, tableware and cutlery you need at Farmers.

Fresh spring summer starter and entrée recipes

Delcado Avocado, Prawn, Macadamia & Mango Summer Salad

The perfect start to an outdoor feast, this fresh salad comes together in under 30 minutes. Amp up this recipe with crispy bacon or swap out the prawns for heirloom tomatoes, sliced into wedges and dressed the same way for a vegan option.

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Hummus with Caramelised Onions, Crispy Chickpeas & Pine Nuts

The flavours that come from the sweet, meaty caramelised onions both through the hummus and over the top, is incredible. This dish has a few components but you can make most ahead of time and then just plate it up for a simple entertaining dish.

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Bang Bang Chicken with Lemon Myrtle Dressing

Combining zesty Asian flavours, this will soon become a go-to when you need to whip up a spring or summer feast in a jiffy. Perfect served with a steaming bowl of rice as a main or double the amount of dressing to toss through salad or noodles for a light starter.

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Ploughman’s Lunch with Kanzi Apple

Sweet yet savoury, this Ploughman’s Lunch Board is the perfect starter for a picnic or no-fuss lunch or dinner party.

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Tantalising, crowd-pleasing main recipes

Roast Pork Belly Burgers

A sure-fire crowd-pleaser, your family and friends will love these easy and tasty burgers that can be cooked over a BBQ or in the oven. A great alternative to takeaway, but even better!

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Delcado Fish Souvlaki & Tzatziki

There is something heavenly about grilled seafood over the BBQ when it's sun's out. This fish souvlaki recipe is no exception, served with tzatziki, creamy avocados, alongside tangy yoghurt, garlic, cucumber and mint.

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Red Onion, Halloumi and Zucchini Skewers

These flavours will take your taste buds on a trip to the Mediterranean. An ultra easy, ultra simple vegetarian friendly recipe, simply toss over a BBQ grill for a few minutes for zesty bitefuls that will impress a crowd.

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Light, yet satisfying dessert recipes

Strawberry, Almond & Lemon Myrtle Syrup Cake

Sweet and citrusy, this stunning cake is simply too delicious to resist. Serve with decadent coconut yoghurt or even a fruity gelato, this show-stopper will have your guests requesting this dessert at your next dinner party.

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Chocolate Dipped Frozen Papaya Spears

A fresh and healthy take on the traditional icy pole, these frozen papaya skewers make great treats for both young and old after a fun afternoon in the sun.

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