Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Five simple and mouthwatering recipes that make the most of spring's seasonal veg

hero.jpg

Spring is a land of plenty in vegetable terms, with spinach, rhubarb, artichoke, kale and spring greens bringing a fruitful harvest of flavours to our dinner plates.

Using Pinterest as inspiration, we've picked five of our favourite spring-time recipes that make the most of the UK's seasonal bounty.

Get creative in the kitchen and shop more locally than ever before with our selection of easy-to-make culinary delights:


Spinach salad with goat's cheese and balsamic vinaigrette

Nothing quite beats the subtle delight of a wholesome spring-time salad and this one really ticks all the boxes when it comes to taste.

Think crunchy spinach (with all its health benefits) and the crumbly tangy goat's cheese furnished with walnuts and craisins.

The recipe - via food blog Garnish With Lemon - really couldn't be easier. 


Rhubarb and honey tart

Is there any more wonderful prospect than rhubarb?

It looks beautiful and tastes delicious. 

Throw honey, orange, mixed nuts and pastry into the equation and hey presto - you have a gorgeous spring-time tart.

Give this recipe from BBC Food a whirl. 


Orecchiette with Savoy cabbage

This recipe has been doing the rounds on food blogs for a while and it's not hard to see why.

Orecchiette is one of those slightly off-radar types of pasta that makes for a truly classy dish.

Mixed in with spring greens and thinly sliced Savoy cabbage, and you'll have yourself a seasonal and picturesque treat. The lemon cashew cream sauce is an added bonus.

Try this version from vegenista.com.


Artichoke and spinach quiche

Artichoke and spinach are timeless companions come spring-time.

This quiche is crisp, creamy and light; perfect for an April weekend brunch.

The recipe featured here (on cookingwithawallflower.com) comes with garlic and melted cheese. Plus it's crustless, for those following a gluten-free plan. 


Roasted radishes with garlic and rosemary

Roasted radishes is one of the simplest and tastiest dishes around.

Roasting this spring-time veg brings out the flavour for a warm and pretty antipasto salad that works wonders as a side plate, bringing a pop of colour to your kitchen table.

And it's brilliantly flexible. Season with garlic and rosemary for a mellow texture, or dress with honey and white balsamic vinegar. Add in golden beets for a double whammy of seasonality. 

Related

CornFrittersAvoSalad_568x568px_edited-2.jpg

20 vegetarian meals you can make in 30 minutes or less

rexfeatures_3877153a.jpg

Industry insiders share their top restaurant hacks

choc.jpg

Introducing the new generation of tantalizing food blogs

14405354567_1b511952b4_c.jpg

20 of the best recipes for sweet and savoury pancakes

97785410.jpg

Good-time food; simple, fun sharing dishes to eat with those you love

168848935.jpg

Guilty pleasure food and drink that may actually be good for you

Comments

Latest...

This Yorkshire bakery has created an entire range of unicorn bakes

Move over rainbow toast/bagels/toasties

by Amy Swales
16 Feb 2017

This is the best drink to pair your cheese with (no, it’s not wine)

Is it gin? Is it Prosecco? No, it’s…

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Feb 2017

A free cheese and wine festival is coming to London

And there’s chocolate involved, too

by Moya Crockett
16 Feb 2017

Thirteen unusual orders for serious coffee nerds

How many have you tried?

by The Stylist web team
15 Feb 2017

Chocolate crumpets are here to make brunch even more decadent

Breakfast will never be the same again...

by Kayleigh Dray
15 Feb 2017

Ridiculous yet amazing edible bouquets for Valentine's Day

Who wants a bunch of fried chicken, doughnuts or fondant fancies?

by Amy Swales
14 Feb 2017

This gin and tonic cheesecake is the boozy bake of your dreams

We're already obsessed with this G&T cheesecake...

by Kayleigh Dray
14 Feb 2017

How to make spiced gin brownies, aka the ultimate boozy bake

Like an ooey-gooey chocolate brownie, but with more gin…

by Kayleigh Dray
07 Feb 2017

A cheese bar is opening in London and we cannot wait

Sweet dreams are made of cheese

by Moya Crockett
07 Feb 2017

Hospitality experts on the new rules of restaurant phone etiquette

We asked top restaurants what they really think of our #foodporn habit

by Amy Swales
06 Feb 2017