20 Best Recipes for Springtime Vegetables

Head back out to the farmers market and enjoy the freshness of spring

This Asparagus With Crème Fraîche and Parmesan is the perfect light, creamy spring side dish.

After what feels like forever, winter has finally given way to spring. Before we know it, the weather will be beautifully warm (but not hot) and all of your favorite farmers markets will be open again and bustling with fresh produce.

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Asparagus, carrots, spring onions, peas, spinach, artichokes, beets, and more are about to be available in abundance. After months of cooking hearty stews and kale, transitioning to light, satisfying springtime meals may feel intimidating, but if you’re looking to make the most of this season’s offerings, worry no more. We have 20 easy-to-replicate recipes that are perfect for any springtime table.

Soups, salads, main dishes, breakfast staples, and appetizers are all here for you to embrace the brightness and freshness of spring, but if you’re not totally ready to commit to all of that healthy eating, there are a few devilishly indulgent recipes for you to fall in love with this year.