Better Homes & Gardens May 2015 Recipes

Asparagus-White Bean Gratin
It's time to rock the potluck. We're sharing 12 scene-stealing recipes fit for any summer party. Plus, we have three creative takes on fish tacos and inventive asparagus recipes. Finally, try our four weeknight-ready dinners. These are the standout recipes from the pages of Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

Our newest recipes celebrate the fresh flavors of spring. We're sharing new takes on asparagus, potluck-perfect sides, and creative fish tacos.

It's potluck season - what are you going to bring? These big-batch dishes pack party-size flavor to help you stand out in the crowd.

Summer Spaghetti Salad

This salad of pasta, zucchini, and string cheese is a beautiful thing. We've topped it with summer's best -- fresh tomatoes.

Sweet Potato Deviled Eggs

This recipe has everything you love about deviled eggs but with updated mix-ins like sweet potato, Mexican crema, and jalapenos. Ole!

Basil and Olive Potatoes

You can do better than store-bought potato salad! In this fresh take, chunky potatoes and peppers are slathered with a warm basil dressing and tossed with green olives.

Grilled Polenta and Greens

Serving this grilled polenta cake is an easy way to impress your guests. Just before serving, top the crispy cake with a salad of fresh cucumbers, berries, and feta cheese.

Zesty Green Bean Slaw

This slaw stands out in a crowd. It has all the required crunch, thanks to napa cabbage, green beans, and chopped peanuts, plus a tangy fish sauce dressing.

Avocado and Caramelized Pineapple Salad

This cool salad is a delicious ode to some of the things we love best about summer -- juicy berries, fresh avocado, and grilling.

Test Kitchen Tip: Sprinkling the pineapple with chili powder before grilling gives it just enough heat.

Confetti Corn Salad

Bring something new to the party. Our updated version of confetti corn introduces corn and melon to a silky coconut dressing and plenty of salted cashews.

Marinated Manchego and Oranges

Need some appetizer inspiration? Infuse cheese with orange and pepper, toss on fresh tomatoes, and dig in!

Deep and Smoky Baked Beans

Make your baked beans better. We've kept everything you love but added shredded pork and spicy kimchi.

Farro and Fruit Salad

This scene-stealing salad is packed with fresh blueberries, farro, and fennel. A tangy lemon vinaigrette brings the whole bowl together.

Sweet and Spicy Party Wings

So spicy, so good. These oven-baked wings are drenched with an addictive hot honey glaze and topped with lots and lots of fresh jalapenos.

Triple-Ruby Relish

Summer's go-to condiment is this ruby trio of watermelon, strawberry, and radish. A simple balsamic-mint marinade keeps it savory.

Start here for our fresh takes on classic fish tacos. Plus, we're sharing two spicy salsa recipes.

Fish Tacos with Tropical Salsa

The tropical salsa on these fish tacos is seriously good. All it takes is six ingredients and some chopping -- done!

Citrus-Marinated Fish Tacos

Fish taco newbie? Start here with our no-fail citrus fish tacos. A quick marinade ensures they stay flavorful and moist.

Fish Tacos with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Searching for a classic fish taco recipe? This is the only one you'll ever need.

We've got the weeknight dinners you've been looking for.

Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Crisp romaine lettuce hearts hold an spicy filling of juicy chicken, avocado, and tomatoes for a fresh take on taco salad. Top with crushed tortilla chips for major crunch.

Grilled Sirloin and Pepper Pasta Salad

Fire up the grill! This pasta salad is loaded with your family's favorites -- steak, peppers, and blue cheese!

Lemon Baked Fish with Dill Panko Topping

Baking fish over lemon slices means fresh citrusy flavor with every bite. We love this method with oranges and limes, too.

Gnocchi and Sausage

Lighten up hearty gnocchi and sausage with a fresh sauce of tomatoes, sweet peppers, and zesty arugula.

Asparagus season is here! Make the most of the spring favorite with these inventive new dishes. Asparagus falafel, anyone?

Loaded Asparagus Hash Browns

This easy recipe proves hash browns are perfect for any time of day. We've topped the crispy spuds with an asparagus and sausage hash.

Asparagus Falafel

We've added fresh asparagus to this seasonal take on classic falafel. Serve it with a creamy salad for an easy weeknight meal.

Orange, Asparagus, and Calamari

You're just 25 minutes away from your next great meal. The fresh flavor of orange brightens up asparagus and calamari in this easy skillet dinner.

Asparagus-White Bean Gratin

This one-pan dinner features crispy prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and a creamy cannellini bean gratin. Ready in just 25 minutes, it's perfect for on-the-fly entertaining.

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