You Only Need 30 Minutes to Make These Quick and Easy Spring Dinners
Bagel and Lox Rigatoni Salad
Who says you have to keep bagel and lox to Saturday brunch menus? The same flavor of the open-faced sammie is turned into a delicious pasta salad featuring green beans, noodles, lox, and a bagel. It's everything you love in the dinner you never expected. You're welcome.
Grilled Salmon and Leeks with Rosemary-Mustard Butter
Fire up the grill! Skip the stove top and enjoy the spring weather while grilling salmon and leeks for dinner. Paired with a savory sauce of mustard, butter, and rosemary, this easy spring meal is one to bookmark for a quick nutritious dinner.
Chicken, Tomato, and Cucumber Dinner Salad
Nothing says spring dinner like a salad full of fresh flavors. While the chicken breast tenders cook on the stove, prepare your bed of cucumber ribbons and tomato slices. Serve drizzled with our zippy homemade vinaigrette and feta for one of the most delicious easy spring dinners you'll ever make.
Creamy Spring Vegetables and Smoked Trout
Chicken and Vegetable Sauté
Soba Noodles with Spring Vegetables
This Italian-inspired take on egg drop soup brings together in-season spinach, peas, and basil for a quick spring soup. The soup is pretty low in calories (but high in protein with a whopping 10 grams per serving!). Try serving this soup alongside a big chunk of crusty bread and a fresh salad to complete your spring dinner.
Linguini with Garlic, Pepper, and Rhubarb
Spring Green Fried Rice
Transform frozen veggies and some rice into a "treat yourself" dinner in less than 30 minutes. The secret to its quick, authentic flavor? Beat a few drops of soy sauce into the eggs before frying!
Tuna and Fruit Salsa
Take advantage of quick-cooking tuna steaks for this simple spring meal. Pile-on that fresh fruit salsa of peaches and raspberries and take your meal outside to enjoy the fresh air.
Test Kitchen Tip: Meal-prep wholesome grains such as quinoa or brown rice to serve alongside your spring dinners throughout the week.
Chicken with Basil Sauce and Cucumber-Radish Salad
Radishes are at their prime in the springtime. Enjoy them tossed into this salad with cucumbers and broccoli sprouts. Serve with chicken and a creamy basil sauce for a fresh spring meal.
Lamb Fatteh with Asparagus
This vibrant, creamy gazpacho is the perfect addition to your easy spring dinner menu. Spring greens such as spinach, celery, cucumber, and avocado all come to the chilled soup party. Each bowl gets some plant-based protein from avocados, but you can make it a more filling meal by adding cooked shrimp.
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Bahn Mi Noodle Bowl
Gingered Beef and Broccoli Salad Bowl
No need to reach for the takeout menu tonight. This beef and broccoli dish is just as quick—and with fresh veggies, it's a whole lot healthier. Bottled ginger vinaigrette makes a simple and delicious sauce.
Roasted Asparagus, Fish, and Bay Leaves
Roasting asparagus is one of the best ways to enjoy the in-season vegetable. Add those green spears, tomatoes, and your fave white fish to a sheet pan and you've got a delicious spring dinner ready in less than 30 minutes. Serve with lemon slices and crusty bread to complete the easy spring meal.
Black Bean Cakes with Salsa
Mashed black beans are tossed with a corn muffin mix and salsa, then lightly fried. It's a hearty meatless meal with a Tex-Mex twist. Chili powder adds a touch of heat to the sour cream topping.
Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper
This gorgeous five-ingredient spring dish is a BH&G reader favorite. Asparagus, squash, and green onion add a seasonal touch to this genius chicken-and-bacon combo. Serve as-is for a low-carb spring dinner or add a healthy side of rice, pasta, or whole grains.
Steak Salad with White Beans and Peppers
Mustard-Glazed Pork Chops
Spicy Beef and Noodle Salad
To make this simple spring meal, toss flank steak, rice noodles, thinly sliced carrots, and diced cucumber with a light and sweet Asian chili sauce. Every bite will have the whole family saying "yum!"
Greek Chicken Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce
Here's a spring weeknight meal you'll make on repeat. The chicken breast and grape tomatoes are seasoned with a Greek-inspired blend of lemon juice, oregano, and garlic before getting a quick cook under the broiler. Complete the meal by serving in warm pitas with our quick yogurt sauce.
Paleo Waldorf Salad Lettuce Wraps
Citrus Salsa Salmon
Get all the happy spring vibes from this gorgeous meal! Fresh citrus salsa featuring oranges, grapefruit, and jalapeño jelly for a touch of heat makes this quick and easy salmon recipe sizzle.