Double cheese & spring vegetable tart served on a plate

Vegetarian spring recipes

Make the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients with our vegetarian spring recipes. Create a filling meat-free feast and make veg the star of these dishes.

10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg including asparagus and fresh peas  

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this veg-laden, mix-and-match sharing board as a starter. Prep it ahead, swap out anything you’re less keen on and add meats or smoked fish, if you like

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this three bean minestrone soup as a healthy lunch or supper. Full of protein, it will keep you going through the day and contains 3 of your 5-a-day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Combine seasonal spring greens with creamy ricotta and fresh herbs, then wrap them in crisp filo pastry. Eating your greens has never been so enjoyable

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate spring with this seasonal potato, wild garlic and watercress tart. The pink pickled onions are the perfect accompaniment 

2 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Get all your ingredients ready before you start making this rice, eggs and spring greens dish – once you start cooking it can be on the table in 10 mins

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate spring with this salad using the season’s most exciting food, including new potatoes, asparagus and peas. It's even better if you make your own mayo

50 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of spring veg in this stew, made with orzo, broad beans, peas, artichokes and ricotta. It can be served soupy or as a thicker braise

55 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grated cauliflower replaces the grains in this twist on a Middle Eastern salad with parsley, mint, asparagus and courgette

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A former magazine cover star, this satisfying soup is special enough for entertaining and easy enough to size down

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The parmesan 'tuiles' make this soup stylish enough for entertaining – but they take just a few minutes to make

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Put some spring into your pasta, with this fresh yet simple supper idea. It's on the table in under half an hour and is low-fat too

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
42 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A vegetarian supper full of fresh flavours, perfect for sharing with friends

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
78 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try Gordon Ramsay’s clever, shortcut way to make a fresh springtime risotto

1 hr
More effort
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Add tortellini to this green minestrone soup with leeks, spring veg and peas for a filling lunch or supper. It's a healthy, low calorie choice on cold nights

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This tasty pizza contains less than 300 calories per serving – generously topped with peas, leeks, peppers and cherry tomatoes to ramp up the veg count

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this chef's trick to beautifully buttery wilted greens by creating an emulsion of oil, water and butter for a simple yet sophisticated side

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Using nettles instead of spinach gives the classic spanakopita a spring time twist. Young nettles are a sweet, nutritious and free alternative to spinach

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Need some vibrant spring greens to go with your main meal? Try our super simple roasted asparagus recipe to showcase seasonal veg at its finest

Easy
Healthy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These classic spring veggies retain their flavour and colour when cooked this way - make the most of the short asparagus season!

9 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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