EARLY SPRING Salads, Dips and Dressings for Endless Variety in Spring | Seasonal Cooking

Roasted Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad with Pomegranate

At last, Spring arrives and a variety of vegetables, fresh greens especially, are available. And oh the joy of having a variety of Salads again! How important it is in Early Spring to increase the intake and variety of fruit and vegetables. Try some bitter greens too.

Enjoy our Salad Inspiration for Early Spring.

You can also browse other Early Spring recipes:

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Salads, Dips, Dressings and BBQs for Early Spring

Celebrating Spring

BBQ Dishes

In Spring we roast all sorts of vegetables on the BBQ (ours is a WeberQ covered BBQ). Cauliflower, mango, halloumi, capsicums, eggplants, Brussels Sprouts – all sorts of vegetables are roasted and eaten just with olive oil and salt and pepper, or turned into magnificent salads.

Monday Inspiration: Vegetarian Cooking in a BBQ | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Vegetarian Recipes | Peppers

Dips and Salad dressings

Tahina Tarator - Tahini Spread recipe

Cumquat Olive OIl

Purées, Spreads and Sauces

Perfect Shiitake Mushroom Sauce


It is Spring Time, so try growing your own leaves, such as baby spinach, rocket, salad burnett, nasturtium, curly cress, lettuces, purslane and dandelion leaves, to name a few. Picking your own salad is delightful!

Misc Salads

Cyprian Gran Salad

Bean Salads

Green Beans with Freekeh, Walnuts and Tahini

Beetroot Salads

Beetroot, Orange and Olive Salad

Beets in a herb dressing

Broad Bean Salads

Broad Beans with Feta and Dill

Penne with Broad Beans and Ricotta

Carrot Salads

Spicy Honey Roasted Carrots | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Autumn

Cauliflower Salads

Roasted Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad with Pomegranate

Grapefruit Salads

Pink Grapefruit and Sumac Salad with Nasturtium Leaves and Garden Flowers

Jicama (Yam Bean)

Jicama and Green Mango Salad

Jerusalem Artichoke Salads

Jerusalem Artichokes with Halloumi and Basil Oil

Mushroom Salads

Grilled Mushroom and Red Onion Salad


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Onions Salads
Tomato Salads

Pan Fried Broad Bean Salad with Tomatoes and Thyme

Indian Sundal Lentil Salads – Quickly Stirfried Lentils with Spices

Sweet Corn Sundal | Sweet Corn Stir Fry | Indian | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking


















Author: Ganga108

Heat in the Kitchen, Cooking with Spirit. Temple junkie, temple builder, temple cleaner. Lover of life, people, cultures, travel. Champion of growth, change and awareness. Taker of photos. Passionate about family. Happy.

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