12 Recipes for Late Winter Vegetables

Last Updated February 27, 2017
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lemon risotto with fava beans

Don't forget late winter's in-season bounty: asparagus, greens, beans, and artichokes.

Savory Pancake with Beet and Dandelion Greens

Naomi Henry adapted this recipe from the Green Kitchen Stories blog. This pancake puffs like a Dutch Baby, but with the savory filling it tastes a bit more like a frittata. Straight from the oven, it'...

Lemon Risotto With Sauteed Fresh Fava Beans

Although the ingredients are simple, I think of this as a luxury dish: fresh fava beans are a seasonal delicacy, and shelling this many rates as an act of culinary devotion. The risotto is aromatic...

Asparagus Bisque with Bay Scallops

asparagus bisque with bay scallops
Creamy asparagus soup topped with sautéed bay scallops, a sprinkle of chives, and golden breadcrumbs

Green Garlic Flan with Chive Blossoms

Green Garlic Flan with Chive Blossoms
This delicate savory custard has a silky texture and the merest hint of garlic, enhanced by chive blossoms. Combined with a green salad, the individual custards make an unusual first course, but they...

Whipped Goat Cheese with Pea Shoots

whipped goat cheese with pea shoots
Pea shoots are trendy little things right now, and easy to incorporate in many dishes. We used them as a garnish here, but they have so much more to offer. They are great in other sandwiches and...

Creamy Jerusalem Artichoke Soup With Vermont Maple Smoked Cheddar Cheese

This recipe for Creamy Jerusalem Artichoke Soup balances notes of sweet nuttiness and smokiness.
This recipe for Creamy Jerusalem Artichoke Soup balances notes of sweet nuttiness and smokiness. Perfect for an elegant, bone-warming lunch.

Easy Asian Asparagus

easy asian asparagus with sesame soy glaze
You can leave out the cornstarch but it helps the sauce cling to the asparagus.

Buttermilk-Fried Baby Artichokes

Tiny baby artichokes, with their pointy leaves and thick stalks, can be an intimidating vegetable to pick up at the market. But don’t let looks deceive you—these tough little flowers don’t take...

What to do with Garlic Scapes: Pesto

Garlic scapes, olive oil and salt and pepper are whirled up into a pesto perfect on most anything. 

Fresh Fava Beans with Feta and Mint

Also known as broad beans, fava beans are cool-season crops planted in the fall. A pound of fava pods will yield about a cup of beans, depending on their size.
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