Redcurrants are in season throughout the summer, from around June through to September. Make the most of these bright red beauties with our vibrant summery dishes. These tart summer treats are perfect for pairing with sweet desserts or adding some oomph to a meaty main course.
Easy redcurrant recipes
Adding redcurrant jelly and balsamic vinegar gives this simple cabbage side dish a sweet and sour edge, and a wonderfully glossy sauce. It’s perfect for cutting through the richness of a roast dinner.
This recipe for redcurrant and raspberry crostata is an easy pud to make and it looks fantastic, too. Plus, it’s under 300 calories per serving. Taste the redcurrants for sweetness, then sprinkle over some icing sugar, depending on how tart they are.
Take advantage of the August glut of tart, fruity redcurrants to make this refreshing granita. The amount of sugar you need will depend on the sharpness of the redcurrants. This simple, refreshing treat is the perfect light way to end a big meal.
Need a stunning centrepiece? This beautiful bundt cake is sure to impress and has just the right balance of sharp fruit and rich sponge. Decorate with a dusting of icing sugar or make a lemony glaze to drizzle over the top.
Check out this succulent slow-roasted lamb with crispy garlic potatoes. Create a simple glaze with redcurrant jelly and a splash of red wine. Our easy recipe is perfect for an impressive Sunday lunch centrepiece.