Spring Recipes

Looking for ways to use all the fresh produce springing up? We've got over 750 trusted spring recipes to help you eat up the season's bounty.

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Farro Salad with Asparagus and Parmesan

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A light and delicious way to get your whole grains. Perfect salad for picnics, baby or bridal showers or just because!

Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa)

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Fresh fruit waters, or Aguas de Frutas, made with crushed or blended fruit are a common and popular drink all over Mexico. This recipe is extremely flavorful and refreshing, especially when fresh strawberries are in season.

Artichokes

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Simple and delicious steamed artichokes. Serve these with melted butter for dipping. You will need a pan with a steamer insert.

French Spring Soup

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I make this during asparagus season when my husband's patch is producing a lot. It is very fresh tasting, and the longer it sits, the better it is.

Garlic Asparagus with Lime

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This fresh tasting asparagus dish is always popular. Try it with Havarti or Swiss cheese melted on top.

Strawberry Mojito

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I had this drink at a popular chain restaurant and decided to try it at home. I have served it at a couple different gatherings now and it has always been given rave reviews. It's the perfect drink for a hot summer day!

Lemon Pea Salad

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6
It's my favorite dish on a hot summer day.

Rack of Lamb with Strawberry Mint Sauce

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As far as mint sauces go, I love experimenting with new ideas, especially around Easter time, and I really liked how this came out. The combination of the sweet-savory sauce and the Dijon crumb crust complemented the lamb perfectly.

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

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These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.

Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

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This is a very fun recipe to follow, because Grandma makes it sweet and simple. This pie is thickened with cornstarch and flour in addition to egg yolks, and contains no milk.

Carrot Cake III

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I've tried many carrot cakes, and this is my favorite recipe. If you don't like pecans, feel free to leave them out.

Pan-Fried Asparagus

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This garlic asparagus dish is a Northern Italian side dish. My family loves it! Even the kids!

Inspiration and Ideas

5 Light and Delicious Spring Pastas

These light-tasting recipes amp up the flavors of fresh produce while letting the pasta take a bit of a back seat.

Fragola Pazzo (Crazy Strawberry)

"Excellent! A nice change of pace and I loved the black pepper." – France C.

Best No-Bake Cheesecake

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This is an amazing recipe that I just threw together one day. Everyone loves it so much, it doesn't last long. This is good with any kind of canned or fresh fruit.