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!
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!
What better way to start the day than with a little bit of spring produce in these breakfast recipes!
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
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 @ 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 @ 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
Use spring produce in these delightful main dishes for a fresh new meal on your dinner table.
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 @ Robin’s Bite
Asparagus Mint Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette @ Nutritioulicious
Asparagus Gratin @ Nutmeg Nanny
Grilled Apricot Kale Salad @ The Fit Fork
Spring Pea & Radish Farro Salad @ Nutritioulicious
Shaved Asparagus Salad @ Cooking at Sabrina’s
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 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 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!