Winter Produce Recipes to Get You to Spring

These vegetable-based recipes will hold you over until the weather gets warmer
Winter Produce Recipes to Get You to Spring
Paulette Tavormina

Winter Produce Recipes to Get You to Spring

Winter Produce Recipes to Get You to Spring

Winter Produce Recipes to Get You to Spring
Paulette Tavormina

The last few weeks of winter are slowly dragging on. Spring is right on the horizon, but it’s not here yet, and you’ll need some sustenance for trudging through another month or so of what might well be (depending on where you live) miserable single-digit temperatures. Make the most what’s left of winter with some comforting, vegetable-based dishes sure to make you less miserable until spring arrives. Click here for the full story.

Butternut Squash Soup with Sausage

Butternut Squash Soup with Sausage
Hunt's

Prepare this simple slow-cooker soup in the morning and it’ll be ready to eat by the time you come in from the cold. Hard-shelled and resilient, butternut squash, packed with vitamins A and C, can keep in a cool, dark place for up to a month. Click here for the recipe.

Carrot Cake Bites

Carrot Cake Bites
Ali Allen

Who says desserts can’t be healthy and delicious at the same time? Carrots are available year-round, but these vitamin A-rich root vegetables are hardy enough to endure winter storage. Click here for the recipe.

Chickpea and Kale Soup

Chickpea and Kale Soup
Hunt's

Pantry staples like chickpeas are clutch throughout the winter and can be added to all different kinds of soups. Use winter greens like kale to add some fresh vegetable flavor to this slow cooker soup. Click here for the recipe.

Grown-Up Ants on a Log

Grown-Up Ants on a Log
Paulette Tavormina

Have fun with your winter snacks and sub out peanut butter for a boozy goat cheese filling in this grown-up version of your favorite childhood treat. Click here for the recipe.

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup
Hunt's

The end of winter is a perfect excuse to clear out the pantry for a simple slow-cooker soup. Click here for the recipe.

Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

Mushroom Spinach Lasagna
Hunt's

Layer mushrooms and spinach with cheese, tomato sauce, and lasagna noodles in this cozy vegetarian slow-cooker meal. Click here for the recipe.

Sage-Honey Roasted Acorn Squash

Sage-Honey Roasted Acorn Squash
American Honey Board

Roast some acorn squash with a sage-honey glaze and finish it off with a brown-butter sauce, sweetened with honey, for a simple winter side dish. Click here for the recipe.

Savory Vegetable Bread Pudding

Savory Vegetable Bread Pudding
Paulette Tavormina

Bread pudding gets a savory makeover with onions and mushrooms, but maintains rich flavor with plenty of heavy cream and gooey fontina cheese. Click here for the recipe.

Risotto with Dried Plums and Radicchio

Risotto with Dried Plums and Radicchio
California Dried Plum Board

Dried plums (a.k.a. prunes) balance out the slightly bitter flavor of radicchio, a leafy winter vegetable, in this cheesy, comforting risotto dish. Click here for the recipe.