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Spring risotto

Looking for spring recipes? It's the perfect season to start eating healthily as seasonal foods like leeks and vitamin A-packed carrots in March, asparagus and apricots in April and slimming watercress in May are cheaper and tastier.

Here are a few of our delicious seasonal spring recipes:

Psst! We've got 10 brilliant seasonal May recipes

  • This traditional roast lamb is taken from Woman's Weekly 1960. A great family favourite, the tasty stuffing…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 2 hrs 25 mins

  • During early to mid-summer you'll see plenty of frothy white heads of elderflowers adorning trees in gardens…

    Makes: Approx 2 litres

    Total time: 30 mins

    plus 24 hrs standing
  • This superfood-packed fish pasta recipe is full of protein and contains a third of your recommended daily…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 20 mins

  • Easter nests are a classic treat for spring and the best thing about them is just how easy they are to make.…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 15 mins

    Plus chilling time
  • These cakes look amazing once decorated with a variety of different shaped flowers - plus with a raspberry…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 50 mins

  • Show mum she's No.1 this Mother's Day with these delicious and easy vanilla-flavoured biscuits. We've used…

    Makes: 18

  • Delicately handcrafted spring flowers will give your cupcakes a fresh and romantic look - a bit of effort but…

    Makes: 12

  • Delicious and easy to make - these elderflower cupcakes have a lovely aromatic taste that is intensified by the…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 38 mins

  • This easy risotto dish with garden peas, mushrooms and goat's cheese takes 15 mins to make and costs just 2.35 a person

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 15 mins

  • Lovely as a starter or as a salad topping or side, this zingy asparagus dish is certainly full of flavour.…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 15 mins

  • Parsley and dill bring a wonderful flavour to this healthy prawn and avocado salad. A sprinkling of bulgar…

    Serves: 2

    Total time: 30 mins

  • You don't need to spend a fortune to make a meal with asparagus. It can be used in so many different dishes…

  • A quick and easy cherry tart made using frozen fruits so you can enjoy this creamy recipe for dessert all year round

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Celeb chef Jo adds quinoa, a super-healthy South American protein, to this tasty salad with feta cheese,…

    Serves: 4

  • Give your cupcakes a lovely floral flavour by making these violet cream cupcakes. Light and fragrant, this…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 55 mins

  • Easy to make and ready in half an hour, this tasty dish is the perfect midweek chicken bake for the family.

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 35 mins

  • This delicious chicken recipe is perfect for a gathering of family and friends, while the casserole is…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 1 hr 40 mins

  • This tangy stuffed chicken recipe with dairy-free sauce is ready in just under an hour and it goes well with…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 55 mins

  • This traditional roast lamb is taken from Woman's Weekly 1960. A great family favourite, the tasty stuffing…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 2 hrs 25 mins

  • During early to mid-summer you'll see plenty of frothy white heads of elderflowers adorning trees in gardens…

    Makes: Approx 2 litres

    Total time: 30 mins

    plus 24 hrs standing
  • This superfood-packed fish pasta recipe is full of protein and contains a third of your recommended daily…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 20 mins

  • Easter nests are a classic treat for spring and the best thing about them is just how easy they are to make.…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 15 mins

    Plus chilling time
  • These cakes look amazing once decorated with a variety of different shaped flowers - plus with a raspberry…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 50 mins

  • Show mum she's No.1 this Mother's Day with these delicious and easy vanilla-flavoured biscuits. We've used…

    Makes: 18

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