40 Veggie-Forward Recipes You'll Want to Make On Repeat This Spring

Vegan Couscous Salad

Spring is a lovely season full of renewal, growth and sunshine. And your meals for springtime should be full of fresh flavors and bright colors. The warmer weather brings delicious opportunities to enjoy veggies in all their forms, and these recipes are the perfect way to get started. In this collection of 40 best spring vegetable recipes you'll find main dishes, sides, appetizers and snacks to get in all your veggie servings in the most delicious way!

Related: 15 Ways to Get Your 5 Servings of Vegetables a Day

What Vegetables Are in Season in Spring?

The best part of spring eating is all the seasonal produce available for all your springtime celebrations! And your spring main dishes and side dishes can be so easy with these simple meal ideas. We've got the best of seasonal veggies like asparagus, peas, spinach, and herbs. Plus, most of these are vegetarian recipes and some are vegan—and all of them are healthy spring meals your family will love.

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Best Spring Vegetable Dishes and Recipes for Dinner

These veggie-forward recipes are exactly what you need for dinner tonight. Whether it's for a dinner party, a family dinner or a quick dinner for one, this collection of springtime veggie recipes are easy dinner ideas you'll love. Start with appetizers like Spring Pea Pesto, Vegan Couscous Salad and Instant Pot Artichokes, then let the rest of these 40 spring vegetable recipes guide you through an exploration of springtime flavors for the rest of the menu.

Related: 23 Stuffed Vegetable Recipes That Are Basically Two Meals In One

As we get further into the spring and into the summer season, these recipes will continue to be a source of incredibly delicious dinner and snack ideas! You'll come back to this collection of spring dishes for dinner again and again because of the ease, freshness and amazing flavor found in each of these recipes. And I know that with these healthy spring meals on the table, it will truly be a fantastic season.

<p>Teresa Blackburn / Al Roker</p><p>These simple, colorful veggie skewers are a beautiful way to showcase seasonal produce, and you can change up the mix of vegetables as you like.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="/1211916/alison-ashton/al-roker-grilled-vegetable-skewers-recipe/" data-ylk="slk:Al Roker's Grilled Vegetable Skewers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Al Roker's Grilled Vegetable Skewers</a></strong></p>
<p>Gaby Dalkin</p><p>This easy dip, from What’s Gaby Cooking, the new cookbook from blogger Gaby Dalkin, is full of fresh, bright spring flavor and color.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="/655782/parade/spring-pea-pesto/" data-ylk="slk:Spring Pea Pesto;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Spring Pea Pesto</a></strong></p>

Gaby Dalkin

This easy dip, from What’s Gaby Cooking, the new cookbook from blogger Gaby Dalkin, is full of fresh, bright spring flavor and color.

Get the recipe: Spring Pea Pesto

<p>Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Teresa Blackburn</p><p>Make your own tzatziki or look for a yogurt-based ranch dressing at the grocery store, then add fresh fillings like crumbled feta cheese, baby spinach and diced tomato for a delicious make-ahead lunch or quick dinner.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="/998707/jocelynruggiero/veggie-burger-wraps-with-tzatziki/" data-ylk="slk:Veggie Burger Wraps with Tzatziki;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Veggie Burger Wraps with Tzatziki</a></strong></p>
<p>Scott Conant</p><p>“This is one of my favorite back-pocket risotto recipes because it can be completely customized to whatever vegetables you have around, including scraps—broccoli and chard stems, in fact, are some of my favorite things to throw in here,” says Chef Scott Conant.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="/1262888/kelli_acciardo/chef-scott-conants-any-vegetable-risotto/" data-ylk="slk:Any Vegetable Risotto;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Any Vegetable Risotto</a></strong></p>
<p>Grandbaby Cakes</p><p>This Cheese Manicotti with Spinach is a creamy ricotta-filled pasta coated in a creole-seasoned sauce and marinara sauce that’s cheesy and absolutely delicious!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://grandbaby-cakes.com/cheese-manicotti-with-spinach/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cheese Manicotti with Spinach;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cheese Manicotti with Spinach</a></strong></p>
<p>Grandbaby Cakes</p><p>This Honey Glazed Carrots recipe is fuss-free, nutrient dense and made in less than 20 minutes! Coated with a honey, brown sugar and orange juice sweetened glaze, these carrots are anything but ordinary.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://grandbaby-cakes.com/honey-glazed-carrots/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Honey Glazed Carrots;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Honey Glazed Carrots</a></strong></p>
<p>Black People's Recipes</p><p>Southern corn salad is simple side dish with lots of flavor. Perfect for your next picnic, a potluck, or Sunday dinner, this easy corn salad a crowd pleaser.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://blackpeoplesrecipes.com/southern-corn-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Southern Corn Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Southern Corn Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Sweet Tea and Thyme</p><p>This garlic lemon asparagus recipe is a super easy side dish that your family will absolutely love! Fresh spring asparagus is sautéed with fresh lemon juice, zest, and garlic, then served with a sprinkle of delicious parmesan cheese. It's the best way to cook up that fresh spring produce.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.sweetteaandthyme.com/lemon-garlic-sauteed-asparagus-2/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Sautéed Lemon Garlic Asparagus;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Sautéed Lemon Garlic Asparagus</a></strong></p>
<p>Chenée Today</p><p>This is a bright vegan couscous salad with chickpeas, charred corn, and lots of fresh veggies! Perfect for a light spring or summer dinner!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://cheneetoday.com/vegan-couscous-salad-with-charred-corn/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vegan Couscous Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Vegan Couscous Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Desi~licious RD</p><p>This could be your go-to easy salad recipe. Packed with a medley of fresh and crunchy ingredients like broccoli, kale, carrots, pomegranate and pumpkin seeds - super nourishing and YUMMY! Tossed in a tangy dressing that's the perfect match.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://shahzadidevje.com/15-minute-easy-salad-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:15-Minute Easy Salad Recipe;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">15-Minute Easy Salad Recipe</a></strong></p>
<p>Drive Me Hungry</p><p>These vegetarian summer rolls are filled with an assortment of rainbow colored vegetables, creamy avocado, and protein rich tofu! It’s the perfect meal for spring that’s light and refreshing!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://drivemehungry.com/vegetarian-summer-rolls/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vegetarian Summer Rolls;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Vegetarian Summer Rolls</a></strong></p>
<p>Big Delicious Life</p><p>This easy baked asparagus, leek and goat cheese frittata is packed with spring veggies. Perfect for springtime brunch.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://bigdeliciouslife.com/baked-asparagus-leek-and-goat-cheese-frittata/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Baked Asparagus, Leek and Goat Cheese Frittata;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Baked Asparagus, Leek and Goat Cheese Frittata</a></strong></p>
<p>Joy Food Sunshine</p><p>Pasta primavera is a fresh, bright and lemony, veggie-packed pasta dish. This pasta primavera recipe is versatile and is ready in under 30 minutes making it an easy and healthy weeknight meal.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://joyfoodsunshine.com/pasta-primavera/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pasta Primavera;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Pasta Primavera</a></strong></p>
<p>My Pretty Brown Fit + Eats</p><p>This roasted cauliflower tastes like sunshine! Crispy cauliflower with lemon and garlic with bursts of fun flavors.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.myprettybrownfit.com/lemon-pepper-roasted-cauliflower/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lemon-Pepper Roasted Cauliflower;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Lemon-Pepper Roasted Cauliflower</a></strong></p>
<p>Fannetastic Food</p><p>These veggie-licious green goddess bowls feature a raw honey vinaigrette that's totally crave-worthy! Filled with wholesome ingredients like asparagus, sugar snap peas, chickpeas, and bulgur for a nutritious, filling salad.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.fannetasticfood.com/green-goddess-bowl-with-raw-honey-herb-vinaigrette/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Green Goddess Bowl with Raw Honey Herb Vinaigrette;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Green Goddess Bowl with Raw Honey Herb Vinaigrette</a></strong></p>
<p>The Vgn Way</p><p>Less than 10 ingredients, easy, fast & simple to put together. Delicious, satisfying and nutritionally dense this raw spicy kale salad wrap recipe makes for a great easy lunch or dinner.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.thevgnway.com/gluten-free-vegan-spicy-kale-salad-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Spicy Kale Salad Wrap;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Spicy Kale Salad Wrap</a></strong></p>
<p>A Pinch of Healthy</p><p>Lentil salad is a perfect side dish or light meal that everyone can enjoy! This one would be great for all the spring and summer potlucks and cookouts, and it happens to be vegan friendly.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.apinchofhealthy.com/lentil-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Lentil Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Lentil Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Make it Dairy Free</p><p>This delicious vegan lemon garlic butter pasta with tomatoes, asparagus and mushrooms is a quick 30-minute meal that's super easy to make and great year-round.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://makeitdairyfree.com/vegan-lemon-garlic-butter-pasta-with-tomatoes-asparagus-and-mushrooms/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vegan Lemon Garlic Butter Pasta with Tomatoes, Asparagus and Mushrooms;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Vegan Lemon Garlic Butter Pasta with Tomatoes, Asparagus and Mushrooms</a></strong></p>
<p>The Forked Spoon</p><p>Veggie Skewers made with zucchini, red onion, and bell peppers are grilled to perfection and drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar and brushed with a fresh garlic herb sauce.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://theforkedspoon.com/veggie-skewers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Grilled Veggie Skewers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Grilled Veggie Skewers</a></strong></p>
<p>Britney Breaks Bread</p><p>Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry is a rich coconut curry broth enhanced with vibrant spices and veggies for a nutritious, protein-packed meal.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://britneybreaksbread.com/sweet-potato-chickpea-curry/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry</a></strong></p>
<p>I Can You Can Vegan</p><p>This Easy Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad is light, fresh and the perfect side dish to accompany your favorite recipes. A simple summer salad seasoned with cilantro, smoked paprika and lime juice.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.icanyoucanvegan.com/easy-avocado-black-bean-corn-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Easy Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Easy Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Dancing Through the Rain</p><p>This Roasted Rainbow Vegetables with Tahini Dressing dish is a sheet pan recipe in a variety of colors. Packed with flavor and fun, this recipe is perfect for healthy eating.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://dancingthroughtherain.com/rainbow-vegetables-with-tahini-dressing/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Roasted Rainbow Vegetables with Tahini;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Roasted Rainbow Vegetables with Tahini</a></strong></p>
<p>Mochas and Mimosas</p><p>This simple and delicious fried goat cheese salad is delicious and packed with flavor and a crunchy yet creamy texture. It’s filled with fresh greens, crisp Granny Smith apples and dressed with a tangy vinaigrette.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://mochasandmimosas.com/fried-goat-cheese-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fried Goat Cheese Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Fried Goat Cheese Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Grandbaby Cakes</p><p>This Spicy Buffalo Fried Cauliflower starts with fresh cauliflower florets that are buttermilk marinated then fried to golden brown perfection and finally tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: </strong><strong><a href="https://grandbaby-cakes.com/buffalo-fried-cauliflower/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Buffalo Fried Cauliflower;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Buffalo Fried Cauliflower</a></strong></p>
<p>Nourished Kitchen</p><p>This springtime Carrot Leek Soup is a cinch to make. Carrots, leeks, and fresh thyme come together with plenty of broth for an easy, delicious lunch or light dinner.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://nourishedkitchen.com/carrot-leek-soup/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Carrot Leek Soup;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Carrot Leek Soup</a></strong></p>
<p>Dude That Cookz</p><p>If you love Southwestern dishes, these Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers are an awesome choice. Not only is this dish packed with flavor, but it is also packed with tons of tasty ingredients like sweet corn, black beans, cheese, and pico de gallo.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://dudethatcookz.com/southwest-quinoa-stuffed-bell-peppers/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Southwest Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Southwest Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers</a></strong></p>
<p>Low Carb Africa</p><p>This broccoli salad with bacon and sunflower seeds is the perfect healthy lunch for spring!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://lowcarbafrica.com/broccoli-salad-with-bacon-and-sunflower-seeds/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Sunflower Seeds;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Sunflower Seeds</a></strong></p>
<p>The Vegan Atlas</p><p>This vegan vegetable tart is practically effortless to make and gorgeous to behold. This recipe makes two generous rectangular tarts, and is a festive offering for a vegan Easter menu, Mother’s Day, or any springtime occasion.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://theveganatlas.com/vegan-spring-vegetable-tart/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vegan Vegetable Tart;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Vegan Vegetable Tart</a></strong></p>
<p>Seasoned to Taste</p><p>Elotes style corn ribs prepared in the air fryer are ready in under 20 minutes! These corn “riblets” are bursting with tangy, chili and savory flavors.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.seasonedtotasteblog.com/how-to-make-air-fryer-corn-ribs-elotes-style-recipe-video/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Air Fryer Corn Ribs, Elotes Style;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Air Fryer Corn Ribs, Elotes Style</a></strong></p>
<p>From a Chef's Kitchen</p><p>Take cauliflower rice up another level! The method for how to cook riced cauliflower in the oven can also be used to make this Roasted Riced Vegetables with Garlic and Parmesan with cauliflower, carrots, sweet bell pepper, zucchini and yellow squash that’s festive and simply delicious!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.fromachefskitchen.com/roasted-riced-vegetables-garlic-parmesan/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Roasted Riced Vegetables with Garlic and Parmesan;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Roasted Riced Vegetables with Garlic and Parmesan</a></strong></p>
<p>Paleo Low Carb Kate</p><p>Take a journey to East Africa and make some tasty sukuma wiki (collard greens). It is delicious, easy to make, vegan, and can be paired up with a variety of dishes!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.paleolowcarbkate.com/authentic-kenyan-sukuma-wiki-recipe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sukuma Wiki;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Sukuma Wiki</a></strong></p>
<p>Christina's Cucina</p><p>This green garlic potato salad bursts with springtime freshness! Light and tasty and no mayo in sight!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.christinascucina.com/springtime-green-garlic-potato-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Springtime Green Garlic Potato Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Springtime Green Garlic Potato Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Good Food Baddie</p><p>This flavorful cucumber salad is filled with colorful vegetables, lots of herbs, and tossed in a simple vinaigrette! Add this wholesome salad to your weekly meal plan or share it with loved ones at your next gathering. It is filled with ultra-nourishing ingredients and tastes absolutely delicious!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://goodfoodbaddie.com/detox-cucumber-salad-delicious-and-easy/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Detox Cucumber Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Detox Cucumber Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Foxes Love Lemons</p><p>This Roasted Radicchio Wedge Salad is a new take on a classic restaurant dish. Radicchio is roasted until just tender, then topped with a balsamic vinegar reduction, walnuts, blue cheese and parsley.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://foxeslovelemons.com/roasted-radicchio-wedge-salad/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Roasted Radicchio Wedge Salad;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Roasted Radicchio Wedge Salad</a></strong></p>
<p>Recipes From a Pantry</p><p>This Instant Pot Artichokes recipe is so quick and easy to make. Just two simple ingredients and minimal prep are all that’s needed to get tasty perfectly cooked artichokes that make a great appetizer or veggie to add to various dishes.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://recipesfromapantry.com/instant-pot-artichokes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Instant Pot Artichokes;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Instant Pot Artichokes</a></strong></p>
<p>What A Girl Eats</p><p>This spaghetti squash with tomatoes, mushrooms and basil is low carb, gluten free and Whole30 compliant.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://whatagirleats.com/tomato-mushroom-spaghetti-squash-whole30/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti Squash;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti Squash</a></strong></p>
<p>Kara Lydon Nutrition</p><p>This pasta is a spin on cacio e pepe, super cheesy and peppery, piled high with fresh spring veggies like asparagus, peas and artichokes!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://karalydon.com/healthy-eating/spring-recipe-peppery-pasta-with-asparagus-fava-cacio-e-pepe/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Spring Vegetable Pasta;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Spring Vegetable Pasta</a></strong></p>
<p>My Sequined Life</p><p>Easy arugula pesto brights up pasta, sandwiches, eggs, and more! This bright and spring-y pesto packs in the leafy greens.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.mysequinedlife.com/arugula-pesto/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Arugula Pesto;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Arugula Pesto</a></strong></p>
<p>Luci's Morsels</p><p>This delicious cold asparagus appetizer is a winning recipe to keep on hand year round. The white bean spread, fresh baguette slices, and fresh rosemary merry beautifully in this asparagus crostini for the perfect flavor combination!</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.lucismorsels.com/cold-asparagus-appetizer-crostini/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Asparagus Crostini Appetizer;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Asparagus Crostini Appetizer</a></strong></p>
<p>End of the Fork</p><p>This Roasted Beet and Feta Tart is sweet and tangy, with caramelized onions, creme fraîche, mustard, and a pastry flavoured with thyme. It is perfect for a picnic, bbq or light lunch.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe: <a href="https://www.endofthefork.com/roasted-beet-feta-tart/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Roasted Beet and Feta Tart;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Roasted Beet and Feta Tart</a></strong></p>

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