16 May 16

13 super-tasty cheddar cheese recipes to try this Spring!

gourmet_bacon_macaroni_cheeseSpring is here and summer isn’t far behind! Whether you’re planning on dining alfresco with friends, putting together a light supper after a long day enjoying the sunshine or planning to break out the picnic blanket for a family day at the park, we’ve put together some seasonal dishes for you to enjoy.

These easy recipes range from sophisticated salads and fiery finger foods to simple cheesy treats that your kids will love. Enjoy them as they are or shake things up a bit by adding some of our fine cheddar cheese for a delicious English twist!

Chicken Pear Salad with Blue Cheese

A fast and fabulous chicken recipe, with the sweet taste of pears and bell peppers, complemented by the full flavor of blue cheese. Scrumptious!

Broccoli Cheese Soup

There’s no better way to encourage your children to eat their greens! This sumptuously savory summer recipe goes down well with the grownups too.

Refried Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

A Mexican treat which is so simple to cook it’s ideal for making something quick but satisfying after a long, hot day at the beach.

Chicken Meatball Sliders with Wilted Spinach

A tasty chicken recipe, perfect for entertaining or just a delicious supper. The addition of spinach just oozes fresh spring flavor!

Loaded Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

Salsa and avocado pack this easy recipe with the taste of sunshine ripened goodness. A generous sprinkling of cheddar turns this summer recipe into a real taste bud fiesta.

Stuffed Tomatoes with Sausage, Cheese and Basil

Perfect for serving as an appetizer for alfresco dinner parties or as a light lunch with friends. Nothing says summer like tomatoes and basil.

“BZT” Panini with Mozzarella, Bacon, Grilled Zucchini and Tomato

An easy recipe served hot or cold. Ideal for popping in the picnic basket to enjoy this delicious cheesy take on a BLT whilst relaxing in the sun!

2 Minute Cheese Quesadillas

Simplicity itself and the very essence of an easy recipe! Gorgeous melted cheddar cheese on flour tortillas – Who says quick food can’t be tasty?

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Succulent chicken oozing with tangy cheddar cheese and fresh broccoli. Truly a chicken recipe to savor.

Spicy Sausage Balls

Delicious, piquant finger food for entertaining, these spicy sausage bites aren’t just for your guests! Frozen and reheated in the microwave they make a great snack too.

Oysters Outback

Forget not eating oysters when there’s an R in the month, this spring recipe can be enjoyed any time of the year with commercially farmed oysters – An unusual appetizer!

Chile Relleno in a Blanket

The big flavors of roasted chiles and mature cheddar make this summer recipe the hot ticket for a summer BBQ side dish or appetizer.

Traditional English Ploughman’s Lunch

The British classic for hot, summer days! Crusty farmhouse bread, a wedge of vintage cheddar and pickle make for the ultimate rustic lunch.

So, did our spring recipe ideas inspire you to try an English cheddar variation on a few sunny day dishes? What’s your favorite easy cheese recipe? Tell us below!

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