13 favorite spring vegetable recipes
Savor the fresh flavors of springtime with these easy dishes, ready in 30 minutes or less
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
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
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
Simple salads, like this sweet and delicate one, celebrate spring's bounty. Serve with a crisp white wine.
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
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
Spring sprouts, such as sunflower sprouts, give salads a peppery bite.
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
Not only are these wraps fast and fresh, they can also be held for quite some time. Pack them for hikes and lunches.
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.
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.
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
Fresh peas cook as quickly as frozen so enjoy them all season long. Here we pair them with mint, a classic combo.