30+ Nutritious & Delicious Spring Recipes

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with this spring recipe roundup, featuring over 30 recipes made with asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more!

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with over 30 recipes featuring all your spring produce favorites including asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more! Get this spring recipe roundup @jlevinsonrd

Post by Nutritioulicious assistant and dietetic intern Kaleigh McMordie

There is nothing like the feeling of spring, when the weather warms up, flowers start to bloom, and the sun starts shining longer! And even better than all of that (at least for us foodies!) is the gorgeous array of greens seen everywhere, especially in the produce aisle or at the farmers market.

Earlier this week I shared the nutritional benefits of 7 fruits and vegetables to enjoy this spring, and today I’m sharing 31 delicious recipes to inspire you to use them all. Take a look through this spring recipe roundup and see how many you can make this season!

Breakfast

What better way to start the day than with a little bit of spring produce in these breakfast recipes!

Mini Spring Vegetable Quiche @FoodiePhysician

Mini Spring Vegetable Quiche @ The Foodie Physician

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal in a Jar @ The Vintage Mixer

Creamy Mango Rhubarb Smoothie @ Craving Greens

Smoked Salmon Crustless Quiche with Kale and Leeks @ Lively Table

Asparagus Pizza @ Dine & Dash

Lunch

Pack one of these cheerful dishes in your lunch, and you’ll be feeling the springtime love, even at work!

Asparagus and Brie Grilled Cheese with Arugula Pesto @KaraLydon

Asparagus and Brie Grilled Cheese with Arugula Pesto @ The Foodie Dietitian

Spring Pasta Salad with Snap Peas, Feta and Tomatoes @ Nutritioulicious

Farmer’s Market Pasta Salad @ Craving Something Healthy

Spring Quinoa Bibimbap @ Closet Cooking

Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata @ Nutritioulicious

Lemony Chicken and Spring Veggie Soup @ The Cozy Apron

Snacks, Apps, & Small Bites

Any of these fresh appetizers would be perfect at your next gathering. March Madness, anyone?

Fresh Salmon Ceviche with Cucumbers and Radishes @JlevinsonRD

Fresh Salmon Ceviche with Cucumbers and Radishes @ Nutritioulicious

Fava Bean and Leek Spread @ Homemade Levity

Spring Pea and Mint Soup @ As Easy As Apple Pie

Asparagus Goat Cheese and Cherry Tomato Tart @ The Endless Meal

3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip @ Nutritioulicious

Fava Bean, Mint and Ricotta Crostini @ Scrummy Lane

Main Dishes

Use spring produce in these delightful main dishes for a fresh new meal on your dinner table.

Spring Orecchiette with Burrata @FeastingatHome

Spring Orecchiette with Burrata @ Feasting at Home

Lemon Risotto with Spring Vegetables @ The Foodie Physician

Vegan Asparagus Tacos @ Girl Makes Food

Peanut Soba Noodles with Crispy Tofu and Spring Vegetables @ Nutritioulicious

Spring Shrimp Zoodles with Mint Pesto @ Lively Table

Sticky Apricot and Pineapple Chicken @ A Cozy Apron

Asparagus, Artichoke and Shitake Risotto @ Smitten Kitchen

Sides & Salads

Add these delicious fresh sides and salads featuring spring fruits and veggies and you’ve got a complete meal!

Strawberry Salad with Almonds and Feta @RobinPlotkin

Strawberry Salad with Almonds and Feta @ Robin’s Bite

Asparagus Mint Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette @ Nutritioulicious

Asparagus Gratin @ Nutmeg Nanny

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Fennel, Toasted Almonds, and Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette @ Nutritioulicious

Grilled Apricot Kale Salad @ The Fit Fork

Spring Pea & Radish Farro Salad @ Nutritioulicious

Shaved Asparagus Salad @ Cooking at Sabrina’s

Dessert

And of course, no meal is complete without a little something sweet! These yummy desserts feature pretty spring produce for a healthier treat.

No-Bake Strawberry Mousse Parfaits are a light, fluffy, and delicious treat elegant enough for company and easy enough to make for yourself. Get the vegetarian, egg-free recipe @jlevinsonrd.

No-Bake Strawberry Mousse Parfait @ Nutritioulicious

Apricot Frozen Yogurt @ Pixels and Crumbs

Strawberry Rhubarb Galette @ The Salty Tomato

Strawberry Tartlettes @ Spache the Spatula

Skinny Apricot Loaf Cake @ The Iron You

Strawberry Chia Rhubarb Crisp @ EA Stewart

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with over 30 recipes featuring all your spring produce favorites including asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more! Get this spring recipe roundup @jlevinsonrd

Get more spring recipes on Jessica’s Seasonal Recipes: Spring & Summer Pinterest Board!

How are you going to use your spring produce this year?

Let us know in the comments below!

 

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40 Responses to 30+ Nutritious & Delicious Spring Recipes


  1. I’m in love! From Kara’s grilled cheese to Robin’s salad, everything looks so fresh and delicious! Thanks so much for including my recipes. Have a wonderful weekend 🙂

    • Jessica says:

      I know, I want someone to make them all for me so I can sit back, relax and enjoy! I’ll keep dreaming of that while I cook them up myself. Have a great weekend Sonali!

  2. Great roundup! I don’t know where to start. Maybe I’ll begin with dessert and make my way up the list in reverse? 🙂

    • Jessica says:

      Thanks Caroline! Ooo..I like your thinking!

  3. How happy are you that spring (and spring food) is here?! Thanks for including me 🙂

    • Jessica says:

      Haha…is it that obvious?! You’re most welcome! Always love a veggie-full pasta dish, especially with Banza!

  4. So much deliciousness! I loveeeeeeeee spring produce!

    • Jessica says:

      Thank you! Hope you enjoy some of these recipes!

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  6. Melanie says:

    I’m so glad spring has finally sprung! This roundup has so many good recipes to try this season!

    • Jessica says:

      Hope you have fun trying some of them, Melanie! So happy spring is here too!

  7. ACKTIVE LIFE says:

    That brie grilled cheese sandwich…AMAZING! Thanks for putting together such a delicious roundup…Pinning for later! 🙂

    • Jessica says:

      Perfect for Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12th! Thanks for pinning and hope you enjoy!

  8. That asparagus grilled cheese looks so good! As do the desserts 🙂 Yay for spring cooking!!

    • Jessica says:

      I know! I can’t wait to make that one too!

  9. Great roundup ! I will pin this for safekeeping! I like making a meal plan and adding in some of these looks like will be my plan for next week, too many good recipes to pass on!!!

    • Jessica says:

      Thanks so much Mariangelica! Can’t wait to see which recipes you include in your meal plan!

  10. ooh loving the mini quiche and the brie grilled cheese now I am hungry

    • Jessica says:

      Two of my faves in this roundup! Enjoy!

  11. Carmy says:

    Those mini quiches look so freaking cute!

    • Jessica says:

      Aren’t they adorable?! Perfect for Easter (if you celebrate 😉 )

  12. Chrissy says:

    I love posts like this. Where they have so many great recipes included and I don’t have to do much searching to find them!! Mini quiche are so fun and I love love love rhubarb!

    • Jessica says:

      So glad it’s helpful Chrissy! There are so many delicious recipes to try. Hope you’ll save the post as a reference and come back to keep trying new recipes!

  13. abbey sharp says:

    Such a great round up!! So many seasonal fruits and vegetables, definitely brightened up my day

    • Jessica says:

      Thanks Abbey! Now we just need the warmer temps to match!

  14. Oh my gosh I need that grilled cheese in my life right now! Can’t wait for rhubarb season to commence either. It’s one of my favorite pies!

    • Jessica says:

      Doesn’t that look amazing?! I’m a sucker for grilled cheese! And I love rhubarb too!

  15. Marie says:

    Everything looks so good in this round up! Just have to decide which to try first. 🙂

    • Jessica says:

      Haha…that’s always the hard part! Enjoy, Marie 🙂

  16. Those tarts are perfection! What a great spread for the new season. Spring is my fav!

    • Jessica says:

      Thanks Julie! I am so excited for the new season!

  17. Sarah says:

    So many great recipes packed with fresh flavor and bright color!

    • Jessica says:

      Agreed! That’s what I love about spring!

  18. Yay for spring – finally! These recipes are getting me even more mood for the season (and oh that strawberry rhubarb galette – swoon…..)

    • Jessica says:

      I know! It’s about time! I am so ready ☺

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  20. Chelsey says:

    What a great round up!!! Spring is FINALLY in the air… it’s been long enough!!

    • Jessica says:

      Thanks Chelsey! I agree – yay for spring finally getting to NY!!! Enjoy!

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