35+ Vibrant Vegan Spring Recipes

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Fill your plate with delicious seasonal food and make these vibrant vegan spring recipes! Our list features sweet and savory ideas that are creamy, light, colorful and just perfect from March to June.

With Easter just around the corner and the first rays of sunshine glistening through the windows, we’re in the mood for all the seasonal fresh and green recipes!

If you’re ready to leave heavy winter dishes behind and fill your plates with lots of peas, asparagus, broccoli, zucchini, lemon, radishes or rhubarb, you’ll love the following vegan spring recipes!

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Find a variety of fresh salads, vegan bowls, recipes with pesto, healthy snacks and creamy family-friendly mains in this article and don’t miss out on our printable roasted spring veggie recipe at the end!

Delicious Vegan Spring Recipes

Vegan Bean Pesto Pasta
Let’s start off with this easy and creamy vegan pesto pasta brimming with springtime veggies. Simply cook your pasta of choice and just before it’s al-dente, add your favorite green vegetables to the pot!
From asparagus to green peas, zucchini or broccoli, this lovely green dish is so customizable.
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Matcha Lemon Cupcakes
If you’re up for some springtime baking, try these vegan lemon cupcakes with a wonderful cashew frosting!
They offer the perfect mix of sweet, zingy and fluffy — the ideal treat for the whole family.
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Spring Veggie Bowl
Make this colorful spring veggie bowl for a healthy and satisfying dinner! It features a big dollop of pesto to bring out the fresh flavor of the radishes, asparagus, spinach and almonds.
Serve over cooked quinoa or grains of your choice!
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Loaded Cauliflower Potato Pizza
This loaded vegan cauliflower and potato pizza crust features lots of delicious seasonal veggies and is a wonderful twist on the traditional recipe.
With the high-protein pea pesto, zucchini, mushrooms, onion and arugula, this recipe packs so much flavor and nutrients.
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table with parchment paper and freshly baked plant-based cauliflower potato crust pizza with arugula
Mini Vegan Fruit Tarts
Don’t these mini tarts look lovely? With a healthy no-bake crust and creamy vegan custard filling, they are so easy to make and really crowd-pleasing.
Top with your favorite fresh, seasonal fruit of choice!
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three mini lemon tarts on a white surface with fresh seasonal berries and mint
Creamy Vegan Potato Salad
This crunchy and creamy vegan potato salad is perfect for meal prep and ready in 15 minutes if you have cooked potatoes on hand!
With luscious cashew mayo, pickles, bell pepper, celery, parsley and radishes, it’s everything we love about springtime.
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Asparagus Chickpea Salad
If you’re into fresh and veggie-forward meals, try this 10-minute salad made from asparagus, cucumber, fresh green peas and sprouted chickpeas.
Slather in tangy lemon tahini dressing and serve immediately!
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Roasted Broccoli & Potatoes
Slightly crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, this roasted potato and broccoli medley is such a delectable side dish!
With dry herbs, garlic, vegan parmesan, and spicy tahini dressing, this flavor combo is so more-ish.
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Lima Bean Arugula Salad
This easy dinner idea features heavenly roasted sweet potato cubes, protein-packed lima beans and crunchy fresh veggies on a bed of greens.
You’ll love the simple sweet mustard dressing combined with the colorful vegetables and hearty beans!
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Lemon Butter Pasta with Leeks
This delicious weeknight dinner is creamy, buttery and lemony — perfect for springtime! Peas and charred leeks are paired with fresh lemon juice and cooked pasta to create a delightful dish.
Plus, it requires only around 40 minutes and simple ingredients to make!
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Cauliflower Steaks with Mashed Peas
Brimming with flavor and texture, these marinated cauliflower steaks on a bed of lemony mashed peas are such crowd-pleasers!
They are roasted to perfection to create a golden crust and offer lots of zesty, minty, salty and peppery hints.
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Vegan Almond Layer Cake
Is any special occasion coming up this springtime? If so, make this fantastic almond layer cake with vegan buttercream frosting!
The cake is moist, perfectly sweet, hinted with almond and vanilla, and so wonderfully fluffy.
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Asparagus Butterbean Soup
If the weather’s still a bit cold but you already want to enjoy all the delicious spring flavors, make this creamy asparagus butterbean soup!
It’s so flavorful, comforting and requires only common ingredients to make.
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Crispy Battered Vegan Fish Tacos
These crispy beer battered vegan fish tacos are made with tender tofu and fresh mango salsa!
Enjoy this flavorful recipe with creamy vegan coleslaw and home fries for the ultimate weeknight comfort food.
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Daikon Radish Cucumber Salad
Try this bright and tasty daikon radish salad with zesty sesame and rice vinegar dressing for a lovely springtime side dish.
Popping with color, it tastes wonderful alongside some crusty bread and tempeh.
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Creamy Roasted Asparagus Soup
This vegan roasted asparagus soup is deeply satisfying, easy to make and very creamy!
With lots of depth and flavor thanks to garlic, parsley and vegetable broth, this warming 30-minute recipe is perfect for busy weeknights.
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Spring Salad with Pinwheels
Feature your favorite seasonal flavors in one large platter by making this vegan spring salad with wild garlic crêpes!
Fresh lettuce, radishes, cherry tomatoes and vegan cream cheese-stuffed crêpes join forces for a beautiful lunch or dinner.
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18 vegan spring salad with crepe pinwheels
Healthy Carrot Cake Bites
Here’s how to make traditional carrot cake healthier and portable! These delicious homemade carrot cake bites are made with whole-grain flour, brown sugar, applesauce and lots of cozy spices.
Topped with a melt-in-your-mouth cashew frosting, they are a hit with the whole family.
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Roasted Radish Mini Bagels
These roasted radish mini bagels are pretty enough to serve to guests but simple enough for a light lunch.
With wonderfully roasted pink radishes tossed in lemon zest and dill, these mini bagels are easy to make in under 30 minutes!
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Corn and Zucchini Fritters
No matter if you’re looking for a delicious snack, entree, portable lunch addition or savory brunch idea, these corn and zucchini fritters work for all these instances!
Pair them with fresh yogurt dressing and cook up a large batch to enjoy over a couple of days.
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Springy Tofu Salad Sandwich
Speaking of quick portable lunches, this springy tofu salad sandwich comes together in only 10 minutes and is so satisfying!
With protein-packed tofu, vegan mayo, cucumber, radish, lettuce and mixed sprouts, it’s so flavorful and nutritious.
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Vegan Lemon Muffins
Ready for the most delicious vegan lemon muffins? With fluffy, lemon-scented insides and a buttery, crumbly streusel dropping, these treats are loved to the last crumb.
Don’t skip on drizzling some zippy sweet lemon glaze on top!
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Fresh Asparagus Salad
This colorful vegan asparagus salad includes crispy romaine and radishes and is tossed with a creamy lemon-chia dressing.
Bright and tangy, this simple salad comes together in 20 minutes and is a perfect complement to any meal!
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23 Asparagus Salad With Lemon Chia Dressing
Wild Garlic & Asparagus Risotto
Do you like to harvest wild garlic in your area or find this amazing seasonal produce at your local farmer's market?
If yes, then you need to try this creamy and delicate asparagus and wild garlic risotto made from a few simple ingredients.
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Vegan Rhubarb Custard Tart
This delicious vegan rhubarb tart offers a creamy homemade vanilla custard filling and sweet-tart baked rhubarb on a shortbread crust.
This recipe is perfect for making the most of rhubarb season!
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Crispy Pan Fried Pesto Gnocchi
Make these crispy pan-fried pesto gnocchi for a spring-inspired family-friendly midweek meal. They are so fluffy on the inside and taste wonderfully garlicky!
Only 7 basic ingredients are needed for this 20-minute recipe.
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26 gnocchi with spinach pesto
Vietnamese Noodle Bowls
These colorful bowls are loaded with glass noodles, fresh veggies, tofu and a tangy sauce.
They are naturally gluten-free and can be customized to your needs! Plus, they are great to make during a meal prep session and take with you for lunch.
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Vegan Spring Veggie Omelet
Full of asparagus and tofu feta, this vegan omelet is a fabulous dish to serve during spring!
No matter if you’re looking for a light dinner or a hearty breakfast, this chickpea flour-based egg-free omelet tastes great any time of day.
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Easy Pea Mint Dip
This easy, vibrantly green pea and mint dip not only tastes great but also looks fantastic!
Serve it as an easy snack alongside veggies, bread or crackers, or use it on sandwiches, wraps, or vegan bowls.
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Spring Vegetable Tart
Looking for a delicious vegan springtime recipe you can impress your guests with but is still super easy to make?
This vegetable tart calls for fresh or frozen veggies, store-bought puff pastry, tofu and simple spices. Let these ingredients do all the hard work for you!
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Vegan Lemon Pound Cake
This vegan lemon pound cake is the perfect balance of tangy and sweet and tastes like pure sunshine!
It is moist and tender, bursting with flavor and offers subtle hints of fresh thyme.
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Vegan Leek Potato Soup
Try this velvety smooth and satisfying vegan leek and potato soup this spring! It’s made with simple ingredients and can be dished up as an entrée, side or starter.
On a warm day, you can even serve it cold!
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three bowls of green vegan potato leek soup with vegan cream and sprouts
Oven Roasted Carrots
For an easy seasonal side dish, make these onion and thyme roasted carrots. They feature a savory blend of olive oil, salt and pepper and are drizzled with vegetable bouillon broth.
Roast to perfection for 40 minutes, garnish with fresh parsley and serve with other sides or hearty vegan mains.
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Asian Quinoa Salad
This easy Asian quinoa salad is made with cucumber, cabbage, red bell peppers and is tossed in a sesame dressing.
Loaded with protein, this cold and refreshing seasonal recipe can be enjoyed all throughout spring and summer!
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34 Asian Quinoa Salad
Vegan Lemon Pie
Try this light, creamy and refreshing vegan lemon pie with a gluten-free oat crust for dessert!
It requires only 10 ingredients to make, is healthier than regular pie and can be topped with fresh fruits and vegan whipped cream.
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35 vegan lemon pie
White Bean Garlic Scapes Salad
This simple salad is made with roasted green garlic scapes, fresh herbs, almonds, arugula and creamy white beans.
It’s filled with flavor and textures and topped with a lemon olive oil dressing! Serve with some crusty bread for a light lunch.
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36 white bean garlic scapes salad

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35+ Vibrant Vegan Spring Recipes (Easy & Tasty)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Fill your plate with delicious seasonal food and make these vibrant vegan spring recipes! Our list features sweet and savory ideas that are creamy, light, colorful and just perfect from March to June. The following roasted spring veggie recipe is an easy, customizable and flavorful side dish!
Serves 4


Roasted Spring Veggies

  • 8 oz radishes 225 g
  • 8 oz carrots 225 g
  • 8 oz yellow squash 225 g
  • 8 oz asparagus 225 g
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 400 °F (200 °C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Wash and chop all ingredients into bite-size pieces. Place them in a large bowl and top with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Toss to combine, then spread in a single layer onto your prepared baking sheet.
  • Place in the oven and roast for 12 minutes. Give the veggies a stir and roast for 5 more minutes, until they are brown and crispy on the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and serve immediately over mashed potatoes, rice or in a salad.


  • Add delicious dips and sauces like tofu ranch, green hummus or yogurt tahini sauce!
  • Feel free to use your favorite seasonal veggies for this recipe and add some onion if you enjoy it.
  • Find 35+ more vegan springtime recipes in the article above.
Course: Spring
Cuisine: American
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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