40+ Seasonal Recipes to Make This Spring

Spring is officially here and the warmer weather is starting to creep in. To me, the spring season means trading in the hearty, comforting meals for light, colorful, and fresh dishes using spring’s seasonal produce.

I’ve included some seasonal fruits and vegetables to look out for during your next grocery trip, along with some of my favorite recipe picks to make this season.

Seasonal Vegetables and Herbs

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Carrots
  • Chives
  • Fava Beans
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Morel Mushrooms
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Watercress

Seasonal Fruits

  • Apricots
  • Avocados
  • Mangos
  • Pineapples
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet Cherries

Stone Fruit Quinoa Salad

Source: Recipe Runner

See more apricot recipes:
Gluten-Free Apricot Cobbler with Buttermilk Biscuits via Snixy Kitchen
Honey-Basil Roasted Peached and Apricots with Lemon-Vanilla Infused Greek Yogurt via Lyndsey Eden
30 Minute Moroccan Chicken Skillet via The Wanderlust Kitchen

One-Pan Orange Chicken Asparagus Stir-Fry

Source: Real Food Whole Life

See more asparagus recipes:
Spring Orzo Salad with Roasted Salmon via Sweet Cayenne
Oven Roasted Parmesan Asparagus via Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Creamy Parmesan Polenta with Grilled Vegetables via Green Healthy Cooking

Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Source: Photo by Matt Armendariz for What’s Gaby Cooking

See more avocado recipes:
Vegan Stuffed Avocados via The Whole Serving
Pomegranate Cobb Salad via Cafe Delites
Easy Avocado and Egg Salad via The KetoDiet Blog

Honey Glazed Roasted Carrots

Source: The Iron You

See more carrot recipes:
Carrot and Tomato Linguine via The Purple Carrot
Crispy Skinned Salmon with Coriander Carrot Salad via Marley Spoon
The Best Detox Crockpot Lentil Soup via Pinch of Yum

Spring Stir Fry with Fava Beans and Poached Egg

Source: Lazy Sunday Cooking

See more fava bean recipes:
Golden Beet and Fava Bean Salad via From the Land We Live On
Farro Salad with Fava Beans and Corn via Last Ingredient
Fava Bean Salad with Mint and Ricotta via the Tart Tart

Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa

Source: Cafe Delites

See more mango recipes:
Tropical Berry Smoothie Bowl via B.Britnell
Mango Quinoa Nourish Bowls via Smart Nutrition
Mango Sriracha Potato Veggie Bowls via Toaster Oven Love

Lemon and Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Grilled Pineapples, Kiwi and Honey

Source: A Cupcake for Love

See more pineapple recipes:
Fish Taco Bowls with Plantain Rice and Pineapple Salsa via Sweet Cayenne
Pulled Jerk Chicken Sandwich via Homemade Zagat
Pineapple Whiskey Sours via Just Putzing Around the Kitchen 

Ginger Snap Peas and Mushroom Sauté


Source: Fork, Knife and Love

See more pea recipes:
One Pan Chicken and Brown Rice with Vegetables via Cooking LSL
Very Green Soup via Nourish Atelier
Supergreen Quinoa Salad via Mondomulia

Dutch Oven Herbed Potatoes

Source: Vodka and Biscuits

See more potato recipes:
Gnocci Zuppa Toscana via The Budding Table
Arugala and Sweet Potato Salad via The Girls on Bloor
Mediterranean Warm Potato Salad via Whisk Affair

Strawberry and Mixed Green Salad

Source: Pretty. Simple. Sweet.

See more strawberry recipes:
Strawberry Bacon Spring Salad via Green Healthy Cooking
Strawberry Ginger Pie via Baking My Way
Sweet Crepes with Strawberries and Nutella via Chew Out Loud

What are your favorite spring fruits and vegetables?