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12 Seasonal Spring Recipes to Inspire You in the Produce Aisle

It’s 5:30 on a weeknight and you’re staring off into the abyss while standing at the produce aisle in the grocery store. How many more ways can you grill asparagus or toss a salad? Yet you made that resolution to eat more fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. Sometimes we have the best intentions but we are tired and fresh out of ideas.

To make your next grocery store visit a little less daunting, we’ve compiled some great ideas on how to incorporate those wonderful seasonal foods into your dinners, party menus and desserts. It’s seasonal eating beyond steamed vegetables and salads. Enjoying the bounty of what’s in season doesn’t have to mean giving up delicious and comforting dishes.

In the slideshow below, you’ll see ways to enjoy your veggies and spring fruits without having to revert back to the same old recipes.  Click through the show and enjoy!

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  • Lime Basil Soft Serve Sorbet 1 of 12
    Lime Basil Soft Serve Sorbet
    Velvety smooth sorbet with spring lime.. add basil when your garden is ready!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Lime Basil Soft Serve Sorbet
  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble in a Jar 2 of 12
    Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble in a Jar
    The perfect spring picnic dessert with spring's best flavor combination!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble in a Jar
  • Asparagus and Ramp Quiche 3 of 12
    Asparagus and Ramp Quiche
    Two of spring's signature flavors combined in the perfect brunch recipe
    Click Here to Make Your Own Asparagus and Ramp Quiche
  • Goat Cheese Tarts with Ramps and Lemon Zest 4 of 12
    Goat Cheese Tarts with Ramps and Lemon Zest
    Serve up these savory tarts on phyllo dough at your next spring dinner party!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Goat Cheese Tarts with Ramps and Lemon Zest
  • Stuffed Strawberries and Cream 5 of 12
    Stuffed Strawberries and Cream
    Adorable little strawberries perfect for spring parties at school!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Stuffed Strawberries and Cream
  • Stuffed Artichokes 6 of 12
    Stuffed Artichokes
    These beautiful stuffed spring chokes are perfect for a fast weeknight meal
    Click Here to Make Your Own Stuffed Artichokes
  • Phyllo-Wrapped Asparagus Spears 7 of 12
    Phyllo-Wrapped Asparagus Spears
    Elegant and tasty appetizers that will be the hit of your spring brunch or mother's day party!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Phyllo-Wrapped Asparagus Spears
  • Asparagus Fries 8 of 12
    Asparagus Fries
    Step away from the potatoes! Serve these seasonal treats at your backyard barbecue!
    Click Here to Make Your Own Asparagus Fries
  • Roasted Asparagus Salad with Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette 9 of 12
    Roasted Asparagus Salad with Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette
    The name of this recipe says it all. This salad takes asparagus to another dimension.
    Click Here to Make Your Own Roasted Asparagus Salad with Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Asparagus Frittata 10 of 12
    Asparagus Frittata

    Click Here to Make Your Own Asparagus Frittata
  • Spring Pea & Parmesan Risotto 11 of 12
    Spring Pea & Parmesan Risotto
    Comforting risotto made with seasonal peas and shallots
    Click Here to Make Your Own Spring Pea & Parmesan Risotto
  • Duarte’s Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup 12 of 12
    Duarte's Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup
    Incredibly creamy soup loaded with intense artichoke flavor
    Click Here to Make Your Own Duarte's Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup

 

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