It’s that time of the year. The sun is shining bright, plants are blooming, and the weather is warm and inviting. Spring is in the air, and with it come specific cravings for delicious springtime meals. There’s little better than coming up with a meal full of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Spring is the best season to sit down and have a meal full of fresh produce. There are dozens of fruits and vegetables available and twice as many recipes to be found. Here are a few delectable choices to try this spring.
Green Pea and Parsley Hummus
Hummus is a delicious and healthy treat while also being perfect for that warmer weather! This recipe by CookingLight makes excellent use of frozen green peas, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Spaghetti al Limone With Asparagus
For fans of asparagus out there, Evan Funke’s Spaghetti al Limone with Asparagus is not a recipe to miss! It’s also a meal perfect for all the fans of carbs and pasta out there, making it a fan (and family) favorite.
Quinoa Asparagus Salad
Many people enjoy trying new and healthy foods in the spring, mainly thanks to the plethora of produce available. That makes now the best time to try fresh salads, such as this recipe from Feasting at Home, which combines quinoa, asparagus, peas, and scallions.
North African Carrot Soup With Chermoula
Or if the soup is more your thing, Feasting at Home has a delicious-looking recipe ideal for those seeking a healthy alternative. This recipe calls for carrots, onions, cloves, honey, and yogurt but can easily be turned into a vegan meal if needed.
Healthy Pasta Primavera
There are countless pasta primavera variations out there, but Goodful’s variation, Healthy Pasta Primavera, is the perfect meal for springtime. Inside this meal, you’ll find beans, leeks, and other healthy spring produce.
French Onion Soup
French onion soup is a staple of the season and is a meal that the whole family is likely to enjoy. All Recipes has instructions for a delicious concoction, and it should only take an hour to create.
Ham and Noodle Casserole
There is no food more comforting than a casserole, and Southern Living’s Ham and Noodle Casserole recipe is perfect for springtime family meals. Their original recipe makes enough for four servings, but it wouldn’t take much effort to modify it to feed a larger family or gathering.
When looking for a quick, easy, and tasty spring meal, Shrimp Ramen is not to be overlooked. Food Network has created a memorable recipe, combining shrimp, bacon, and noodles.