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Summer BBQ grazing platter

Serves: 10
Prep: 30
Cook: 30

    Turn your summer BBQ into a vegetarian feast! Combining hearty bites with bright veggies and classic dips means there’s something for everyone. Mix and match your favourite in-season ingredients for a colourful and flavourful display.

    Read our tips to styling the perfect grazing platter and for more delicious platter ideas take a look at our grazing platter recipe collection.


    Suggestions for prepared recipes

    Easy prep and store-bought suggestions
    • avocado bruschetta
    • cheese wedges or rounds
    • caprese (bocconcini, tomato, basil) skewers
    • toasted pita chips
    • mango
    • passionfruit
    • watermelon
    • berries
    • cherries
    • dried figs
    • snow peas
    • cauliflower florets
    • dutch carrots
    • mixed olives
    • macadamias, almonds, pecans
    Optional extras
    • wholegrain crackers
    • brown rice crackers


    1. Select serving boards or platters to suit ingredients.
    2. Place larger items and prepared recipes on boards first, making them the focal point of your platter. 
    3. Add smaller items such as cheese, brownies/bliss balls and dips.
    4. Fill in the gaps around the main plates with small items such as nuts, fruit, veggies, berries and crackers.
    5. To finish your platter add decorative flourishes such as fresh herbs or edible flowers.


    • Whenever possible work with odd numbers of similar items, such as three small bowls of dips.
    • When it comes to dishes, anything goes - from your Nan's old cake tin to ceramic ramekins or clean jars from the back of the cupboard!
    • Try popping chopped veggies on skewers or creating fruit shapes with cookie cutters.

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