Carbonara With Spring Peas, Lemon Tarts, and 11 Other Recipes to Start Spring Off Right

Keep reading to find out what recipes made it into this week’s SWAT

Try this Linguini Carbonara With Peas recipe from Coley Cooks blog.

Spring is in full swing, and what better way to celebrate than by going out to the farmers market, grabbing some great produce, and making an amazing spring-inspired dish? If you’re fresh out of ideas, this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme) can help you out. You can choose from 13 recipes, which include sweet and savory dishes and drinks that are perfect for this time of year. You can make a pasta dish with spring peas, a lemon tart, or a ramp and rhubarb chutney. Your options for spring dishes are endless. After going through the list of recipes, you’ll want to make every single one, we promise you!

Here are this week’s highlights:

Jasmine Tea-Infused Peach Smoothie

Christine of Mid-Life Croissant combines jasmine white tea with a kefir-based peach smoothie to create the perfect spring drink. It’s perfect for you to take on the go for breakfast, or you can serve it at your next spring soirée.

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Zoodles With a Creamy Avocado Sauce

Kit of The Kittchen makes a simple avocado sauce, tosses it with zucchini noodles, and tops the dish off with pine nuts; super simple and a great alternative to pasta.

Linguini Carbonara With Peas


Coley of Coley Cooks puts a twist on carbonara by using linguine and regular bacon — add in season spring peas and this dish is a win every time. There are so many variation of this dish that you can do; you can use gunaiciale, pancetta, or another cured meat for this recipe. This is a super simple and flavorful recipe that screams spring, which is the reason why Coley is the winner of this week’s SWAT.