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: 5 stars 104
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: 4.5 stars 93
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.


Rating: 4 stars 168
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: 4.5 stars 310
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: 4.5 stars 226
This fresh tasting asparagus dish is always popular. Try it with Havarti or Swiss cheese melted on top.

Strawberry Mojito

Rating: 4.5 stars 81
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: 5 stars 7
It's my favorite dish on a hot summer day.

Rack of Lamb with Strawberry Mint Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 9
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: 4.5 stars 762
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.
By Allrecipes Member

Spinach Quiche

Rating: 4.5 stars 2741
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!
By Bailey

Romantic Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

Rating: 4 stars 554
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: 4.5 stars 3068
Fresh lemon juice and lemon zest make this lemon meringue pie filling tart and lovely. And when it's poured into a waiting crust, topped with billows of meringue, and baked, it's downright dreamy.
By Allrecipes Member

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 14
"Excellent! A nice change of pace and I loved the black pepper." – France C.
Sixteenth Century Orange Chicken
Rating: 4 stars 21

This recipe was adapted by me from a housewife's kitchen guide published in 1594! The sauce is slightly sweet, but very good.