Savor the taste of spring in these fresh, seasonal dishes
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
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
This lovely soup is practically spring in a bowl. To make it heartier, scatter quartered cherry tomatoes and croutons on top.
Recipe: Snap Pea Minestrone with Poached Eggs
This risotto is a lot more lemony than you might expect, so get ready for some bracing tang along with the rich cheeses.
Recipe: Lemon Ricotta Risotto with Asparagus, Peas, and Prosciutto
Tender scallops and crunchy snow peas take a quick turn in the wok before mixing with piles of noodles in this lightning quick
Recipe: Scallop and Snow Pea Stir-fry
Anyone can have a simple hamburger, but with a recipe like this one, the question is why? Grilled bread and a pea and mint
relish enhance the juicy lamb.
Recipe: Lamb Burgers with Pea and Mint Relish
Believe it or not, this salad improves after a few hours in the refrigerator. The dressing works its way into the peas, cucumbers,
and radishes, the flavors meld, and the vegetables become sweeter.
Recipe: Icebox Salad
Reader Angela Brassinga often makes this dish with leftover cooked rice. "I love to serve it with grilled chicken," she says.
Recipe: Risi e Bisi
Fresh peas and tarragon are symbols of springtime. They also work great together in this creamy ricotta-based pasta.
Recipe: Pea, Tarragon, and Ricotta Pasta
Right before serving, grind fresh pepper straight into the serving bowl—you want that spicy burst mingling with the sweet
smell of melting butter.
Recipe: Peas and Potatoes with Bay Leaves and Black Pepper
Minty oil and toasted almonds highlight the sweet taste of peas in this soup. It’s especially good with fresh peas from your
garden, but still delicious with pre-shelled ones from the store.
Recipe: Fresh Pea Soup with Mint
Meet your new picnic staple: a potato salad classic enough to satisfy purists, but with onions, peas, and tarragon for fresh
flavor and pretty hits of green.
Recipe: Spring Bounty Potato Salad