13 favorite spring vegetable recipes

Savor the fresh flavors of springtime with these easy dishes, ready in 30 minutes or less

Artichoke Bruschetta

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Artichoke Bruschetta

Fresh artichokes usually take a long time to cook, but if you slice them thinly and then saute them, they cook up in a flash.

Recipe: Artichoke Bruschetta

Curried Carrot Coconut Soup

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Curried Carrot Coconut Soup

Sweet carrots pair perfectly with the deep earthiness of curry. Using baby carrots speeds up the cooking time.

Recipe: Curried Carrot Coconut Soup

Creamy Artichoke Dip

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Creamy Artichoke Dip

Who doesn't love a good artichoke dip? This simple version has a nice hit of lemon.

Recipe: Creamy Artichoke Dip

 

 

Asparagus and Butterhead Lettuce Salad

Written by Stephanie Dean

Asparagus and Butterhead Lettuce Salad

Simple salads, like this sweet and delicate one, celebrate spring's bounty. Serve with a crisp white wine.

Recipe: Asparagus and Butterhead Lettuce Salad

Radish and Sorrel Salad

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Radish and Sorrel Salad

For a mere handful of green leaves, sorrel packs a powerful culinary punch. When paired with radishes and a bit of ginger, its fresh, lemony, herbaceous flavor lets you know that spring is finally here. 

Recipe: Radish and Sorrel Salad

Eat-your-garden Salad

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Eat-your-garden Salad

When your garden gives you flowers and vegetables, use them both to make a salad that tastes like pure spring.

Recipe: Eat-your-garden Salad

Spicy Sunflower Salad with Carrot Dressing

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Spicy Sunflower Salad with Carrot Dressing

Spring sprouts, such as sunflower sprouts, give salads a peppery bite.

Recipe: Spicy Sunflower Salad with Carrot Dressing

Mediterranean Garden Wraps

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Mediterranean Garden Wraps

A bounty of spring vegetables all in one quick and easy wrap.

Recipe: Mediterranean Garden Wraps

Spicy Peanut, Carrot, and Snap Pea Wraps

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Spicy Peanut, Carrot, and Snap Pea Wraps

Not only are these wraps fast and fresh, they can also be held for quite some time. Pack them for hikes and lunches.

Recipe: Spicy Peanut, Carrot, and Snap Pea Wraps

Parmesan Toasts With Asparagus, Proscuitto, and Eggs

Written by Stephanie Dean

Parmesan Toasts With Asparagus, Proscuitto, and Eggs

Looking for a light spring dinner or lunch? Look no further than this simple preparation, which highlights super-fresh asparagus.

Recipe: Parmesan Toasts with Asparagus, Proscuitto, and Eggs

Ravioli with Snap Peas, Pea Shoots, and Minty Pea Shoot Pesto

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Ravioli with Snap Peas, Pea Shoots, and Minty Pea Shoot Pesto

More peas, please! This pea-laden dinner utilizes all things pea, plus it is super-fast to put together.

Recipe: Ravioli with Snap Peas, Pea Shoots, and MInty Pea Pesto

Roasted Asparagus

Written by Stephanie Dean

Roasted Asparagus

Roasting asparagus is one of the most satisfying and simple ways to prepare it. Experiment with different hard cheeses and other types of citrus to make it your own.

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Fresh Peas with Mint and Green Onions

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Fresh Peas with Mint and Green Onions

Fresh peas cook as quickly as frozen so enjoy them all season long. Here we pair them with mint, a classic combo.

Recipe: Fresh Peas with Mint and Green Onions

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