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31 Christmas barbecue menu ideas

Throw the perfect Christmas barbie with this collection of menu ideas and recipes - featuring Christmas finger food, Christmas dinner recipes, and even the perfect Christmas desserts.

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    Barbecued ham

    Serve slices of this mouth-watering ham with juicy barbecued pineapple.

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    Barbecued lamb leg with lemon thyme salsa verde

    Deliciously tender lamb garnished with a fresh and zesty lemon thyme salsa verde - does it get much better? Serve up with homemade thick-cut kumara wedges for an even bigger flavour kick!

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    Barbecued beef rump with panzanella salad

    Jazz up your standard weekend barbecue with this delicious grilled beef rump recipe. It's complete with a fragrant anchovy butter and roasted tomato and capsicum salad - too good.

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    Cherry, walnut and feta salad

    Indulge in the delicious combination of cherry, walnut and feta in this fresh wholesome salad - a perfect addition to Christmas lunch this year!

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    Rocket, chicken and date salad

    Chicken salad with a citrus zing! This healthy lean salad is easy to prepare for lunching guests or take to work for lunch. And it's suitable for diabetics.

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    Perfect potato salad

    Give this classic European salad a try with our easy recipe and enjoy the fresh parsley, mint and potato smothered in rich homemade mayonnaise.

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    Mexican-style grilled corn

    Warm, buttery grilled corn is brilliant topped with creamy mayonnaise and shaved pecorino cheese in this Mexican style recipe. Serve as a side with grilled meat and fresh salads.

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    Scallops with ginger and lemongrass

    Scallops on the half-shell always make a spectacular dish, treat your friends to something special with these delicious ginger and lemongrass scallops.

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    Grilled chicken with warm cos lettuce salad

    This warm char-grilled lettuce with creamy chicken salad is perfect for lunch, and as a side for dinner or a BBQ. It's a healthier alternative to a Caesar salad. And suitable for diabetics, too.

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    Haloumi and avocado bruschetta

    Excite your taste buds with this fresh and delicious haloumi and avocado bruschetta. It makes a brilliant snack, light lunch or dinner or starter to a dinner spread.

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    Almond skordalia and pumpkin bruschetta

    The combination of grilled pumpkin, creamy feta and almond skordalia adds a delicious twist to this popular Italian starter.

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    The beauty of this bruschetta recipe lies in the simple combination of fresh ingredients. This dish is a popular addition to any anti pasta plate, or delicious on its own.

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    Summer salad of peaches and blueberries

    Team your favourite fresh summer fruit with creamy ricotta, fresh spinach leaves, basil and chilli for a unique, delicious side dish for any outdoor gathering.

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    Lemon and meringue passionfruit mess

    Quick and easy to prepare, and filled with fresh, sweet zesty flavours, this lemon and meringue passionfruit mess is simply irresistible!

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    Mango and passionfruit pavlova

    This iconic Australian dessert is made even more delicious with the addition of fresh tropical fruits. Whip up this gorgeous pavlova for a special occasion, birthday party or Christmas celebration.

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    White summer sangria

    Start your summer party the right (and easy) way with this crowd-pleasing cocktail. Our recipe for white wine sangria is so delicious and takes just five minutes.

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