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

Rating: 4.82 stars
80
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)

Rating: 4.64 stars
68
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

Rating: 4.21 stars
123
Simple and delicious steamed artichokes. Serve these with melted butter for dipping. You will need a pan with a steamer insert.

French Spring Soup

Rating: 4.49 stars
237
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

Rating: 4.56 stars
155
This fresh tasting asparagus dish is always popular. Try it with Havarti or Swiss cheese melted on top.

Strawberry Mojito

Rating: 4.63 stars
60
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

Rating: 4.83 stars
6
It's my favorite dish on a hot summer day.

Rack of Lamb with Strawberry Mint Sauce

Rating: 5 stars
4
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

Rating: 4.64 stars
527
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.
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Spinach Quiche

Rating: 4.7 stars
2025
Let me start by saying that I devised this recipe myself, and I just sort of add 'this and that.' This recipe is VERY forgiving, so you can add or remove ingredients according to your taste!

Romantic Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

Rating: 4.17 stars
400
Easy, moist, flavorful and aromatic -- the white wine, artichokes and mushrooms make this chicken dish the to way to any man's heart! Delicious served with buttered noodles and fresh greens.

Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

Rating: 4.63 stars
2285
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.
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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)

Rating: Unrated
9
"Excellent! A nice change of pace and I loved the black pepper." – France C.

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Rating: 4.39 stars
155

This strawberry freezer jelly is quick, easy and delicious on toast, ice cream or even in milkshakes! Keep jars of this in the freezer and take them out when you are ready to use them. Once thawed, they will last approximately 1 month in the refrigerator. If it lasts that long!