10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes

Spring is here, and we’ve been looking through our archives for recipes that work for spring gatherings, including Mother’s Day recipes. What’s top for spring: think asparagus, peas, greens (kale, spinach, chard), radishes, strawberries, and rhubarb. Here are 10 spring vegetarian recipes that we love. We’d love to hear your ideas as well!

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Radish and Egg Salad Sandwiches

What’s more springy than radishes and eggs? This is a healthier take on egg salad using Greek yogurt, but it’s just as flavorful. {Vegetarian}

 

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Ricotta Scrambled Egg and Asparagus Tacos

These alternative tacos couldn’t be tastier, featuring fluffy scrambled eggs and bright green asparagus stalks. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Soft Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Asparagus

Here’s our favorite way to amp up scrambled eggs: the eggs are cooked over low heat to great gentle folds, and they’re dotted with pockets of creamy goat’s cheese. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Spring Vegetarian Spaghetti Carbonara

This spring carbonara is made with smoked Gouda cheese, and the dippy egg yolk makes for a creamy sauce. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Oriecchette with Asparagus and Feta

Here’s a simple, elegant pasta recipe featuring roasted asparagus, lemon, and a sprinkling of feta cheese. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Farfalle Pasta with Peas, Feta and Dill

This one’s another flavorful and simple pasta, this time with peas and one of our favorite savory fresh herbs: dill. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Strawberry Rhubarb Hazelnut Muffins

It’s hard to find a healthy muffin, but this one’s healthy and delicious: made with whole grains and studded with strawberry and rhubarb chunks. {Vegetarian}

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

Strawberry Maple Cornbread Cake

This is one of our favorites: a cornbread cake that’s made in a skillet, and can be eaten for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. {Vegetarian, gluten-free, naturally sweet, dairy-free option}

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Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas with Mint Lime Ice

Here’s a super fun cocktail for spring! Who doesn’t love margaritas that combine tart (rhubarb and lime) with a bit of sweet (strawberry)? {Vegetarian, gluten-free, naturally sweet, plant-based, vegan, dairy-free}

 

10 Super Spring Vegetarian Recipes | A Couple Cooks

“Get Your Greens” Naan Pizzas

And to show off the seasons greens, a “Get Your Greens” naan pizza, featuring your choice of chard, kale, or spinach, brocolli, artichoke hearts, and a tahini miso drizzle! Instead of sauce, we’ve used hummus.   {Vegetarian, gluten-free, plant-based, vegan, dairy-free}

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

2 Comments

  • Reply
    Alexis deZayas
    May 5, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Love the combos of eggs and asparagus! I need to try that!

  • Reply
    Sonya Doncheva
    May 18, 2017 at 11:42 am

    I’ve made soft scrambled eggs with goat cheese and asparagus. The taste is great! Unfortunately, I can’t share a picture because mine doesn’t look as great as yours :)

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