Who doesn't love a good picnic! These 11 picnic food ideas are perfectly portable - to make your picnic feel really special!
To be perfectly honest, I love a tasty sandwich as part of my picnic basket! But sometimes a special picnic calls for something a little bit different.
Our favourite portable picnic recipes:
Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing
Coronation Chicken Recipe
Easy Creamy Potato Salad Recipe
Vegetarian Sausage Rolls That Meat-Eaters Love Too!
Cheese and Tomato Tarts Recipe
Chorizo Scotch Eggs Recipe
Sausage Rolls Recipe
Portable Apple Crumble Jars
Individual Berry No Bake Cheesecakes
That's my top 11 picnic food ideas! I Also need to do a special callout to some of my other picnic food ideas that didn't quite make the top 11:
- Salted Caramel Millionaires Shortbread
- Chicken Chorizo Puff Pastry Rolls
- Portable Apple Crumbles
- Tear and Share Sausage Rolls
- Pigs in a Blanket Recipe
- Chewy Amaretti Cookies
- Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Do you have any picnic favourites? Let me know in the comments below.
What if I want a sandwich recipe?
Try my French Pressed Sandwich Bites!
Do I need to bring cutlery on a picnic?
Only for the dessert recipes!
Can I make these recipes ahead?
Yes, all of these recipes can be made ahead.
This post was first written in July 2017. Updated in Aug 2021 with new recipe ideas.
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Absolutely nice idea, Our family when go to picnic they always do online orders. For online Orders, we Prefer country kebab. The quality of all foods is outstanding. Country kebabs have fast food. Like Chicken Biryani Ballarat, HSP kebab, Cheese Burgers, etc. The taste of all foods is very delicious.
Mark wynn says
Hi Nicky. Not a picnic food but how about chicken egg foo young? I’ve been making it for the last 3 weeks but it comes out as scrambled egg. I reckon you could do it better than restaurants.
Alphonse Glauser says
I agree with you
Cheese and Tomato Tarts Recipe, do you serve that cold or warm?
Anne Grey says
Absolutely lovely ideas...I can turn all the recipes into vegetarian ones apart from the chicken, which would end up as fish.
Worth Appreciating. Great work.
Pinned the beauties to "popular" but to !for my office lunch" also 🙂 Amazing !
All That I'm Eating says
A great set of picnic ideas! I love the sound of those doughnuts and those sausage rolls look amazing!