21 Ways to Use In Season Produce

This spring you’ll be seeing a lot of these 21 vegetables floating around the grocery store and farmer’s market. Don’t be afraid to try something new with an old favorite this month. Try these recipes to make the most of your next trip to the produce aisle or your next CSA delivery.


 

1. What’s in season: Apples

 

How to use them: Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops

 

Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops


 

2. What’s in season: Apricots

 

How to use them: Pear, Apricot, and Gorgonzola Pizza

 

Pear, Apricot, and Gorgonzola Pizza


 

3. What’s in season: Asparagus

 

How to use it: The Perfect Spring Pasta

 

The Perfect Spring Pasta


 

4. What’s in season: Bananas

 

How to use them: Banana Nut Pancakes

 

Banana Nut Pancakes


 

5. What’s in season: Broccoli

 

How to use it: Broccoli Pasta Salad

 

Broccoli Pasta Salad


 

6. What’s in season: Cabbage

 

How to use it: Roasted Cabbage Wedges

 

Roasted Cabbage Wedges


 

7. What’s in season: Carrots

 

How to use them: Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

 

Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots


 

8. What’s in season: Celery

 

How to use it: Waldorf Salad

 

Waldorf Salad


 

9. What’s in season: Collard greens

 

How to use them: Collard Green Tahini Falafel

 

Collard Green Tahini Falafel


 

10. What’s in season: Garlic

 

How to use it: Garlic Aioli Parmesan Fries

 

Garlic Aioli Parmesan Fries


 

11. What’s in season: Cooking greens

 

How to use them: Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens

 

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens


 

12. What’s in season: Lettuce

 

How to use them: BLT Lettuce Wrap

 

BLT Lettuce Wrap


 

13. What’s in season: Mushrooms

 

How to use them: Mushroom Florentine Pasta

 

BLT Lettuce Wrap


 

14. What’s in season: Onions

 

How to use them: Baby Bloomin’ Onions

 

Baby Bloomin’ Onions


 

15. What’s in season: Pineapple

 

How to use them: Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

 

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice


 

16. What’s in season: Radishes

 

How to use them: Springtime Avocado and Radish Toasts

 

Springtime Avocado and Radish Toasts


 

17. What’s in season: Rhubarb

 

How to use them: Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars


 

18. What’s in season: Spinach

 

How to use them: Hashbrown and Spinach Pie

 

Hashbrown and Spinach Pie


 

19. What’s in season: Strawberries

 

How to use them: Strawberry Ricotta Bites

 

Strawberry Ricotta Bites


 

20. What’s in season: Swiss chard

 

How to use it: Pizza Bianca with Goat Cheese and Greens

 

Pizza Bianca with Goat Cheese and Greens


 

21. What’s in season: Turnips

 

How to use it: Turnip Gratin

 

Turnip Gratin


 

For a complete list of what’s in season, visit the USDA’s website. And for inspiration on how to use it, visit us on Pinterest!