Spring greens

Spring greens recipes

22 Recipes

The first cabbages of the year with rich dark leaves and a strong flavour.

Spring greens & gammon soup


(7 ratings)

This rustic broth is deliciously meaty and worth cooking a gammon for, or using up leftover ham
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Indian spiced greens


(26 ratings)

This recipe suits any greens you have to hand – from shredded kale to Brussels sprouts. For the less adventurous, less chilli can be used
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Zesty spring fish


(7 ratings)

Perk up white fish with soy sauce and ginger - on the table in under 30 minutes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Calzone with greens


(3 ratings)

This hearty and warming folded pizza is a great way to use up veg box kale
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Cabbage with caraway


(6 ratings)

A simple cabbage side dish, packed with goodness and low-fat to boot!
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Springtime pasta


(17 ratings)

A hearty, rustic dish, ready for the table in 20 mins - try our ideas for using up the goat's cheese too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Spring green fattoush


(14 ratings)

Savour all the flavours of spring in every bite with this elegant, seasonal salad
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herby cheese roulade


(3 ratings)

This impressive dish can be made up to 12 hours ahead
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Ultimate risotto primavera


(5 ratings)

We consulted no less than three great Italian cooks to come up with this classic spring vegetable risotto
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Springtime minestrone


(9 ratings)

This simple soup makes the most of Spring veg and will become a favourite standby for a quick lunch or supper
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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