10 recipes with seasonal fruit and vegetables for the month of April

10 recipes with seasonal fruit and vegetables for the month of April

Leeks, peas, oranges and strawberries are some of the main foods in these dishes

Chicken with blood oranges

Chicken with blood oranges

Anna Casanova

April has arrived, a spring month in which sunny and rainy days alternate, feeding the markets with lots of seasonal fruit and vegetables, such as oranges, strawberries, medlars, spinach, peas or leeks. Food that is not only at its best, but also cheaper and more sustainable. Next, we give you some ideas so that you can include them in your menus and enjoy all their properties.

Green salad with lentils and orange

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Green salad with lentils and orange

Endive and orange together with lentils make up this recipe from the book The kitchen of vegetables published by the Alicia Foundation. Salads allow you to combine various seasonal foods and create complete dishes in a refreshing and light way, so don’t be afraid to create your own.

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Leek pie

There are more recipes you can cook with this elongated onion, not just vichyssoise. One of them is this leek pie, which besides being tasty is very easy to prepare. It can be a good option for the little ones to familiarize themselves with this seasonal vegetable.

spinach with potatoes

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Indian spinach with potatoes

The Alo Palak, simple and healthy, is a vegan Indian dish in which spinach and potatoes are cooked together with spices, which we recommend to accompany with a flatbread. It might be a different way to put spinach on the menu.

Fabes with clams and red onion

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Fabes with clams

Beans are at their best too, so you can start thinking about dishes that incorporate them, like this typical one with clams. These are rich in vegetable protein and fiber and can be combined in many ways.

Orange pea tabbouleh

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Orange pea tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a Syrian dish typical of Arab cuisine which basically consists of a vegetarian salad based on bulgur, onion, parsley and lemon juice. We offer an adapted recipe with cous cous and seasonal foods such as oranges and peas.

Chicken with blood oranges

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Chicken with blood oranges

There are several ways to cook chicken with oranges, but the recipe we propose today is with a different variety: blood or blood. This seasonal fruit will give the dish a reddish hue, as well as lots of flavor.

Strawberry crepes

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Strawberry crepes

The basic crepes recipe is very easy to prepare and allows for a wide variety of fillings. With seasonal fruit like strawberries, for example, it’s delicious. Cooking them for four people will only take half an hour.

Strips of candied orange

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Strips of candied orange

This recipe is very simple and teaches you another way to eat oranges with a sweet tooth. You can replace some of the canned water with fruit juice, as the result is much better

strawberry donuts

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strawberry donuts

Another simple and delicious strawberry recipe. You simply have to melt the chocolate, wash the fruit well, stick it on a toothpick and dip it in the chocolate. You can do the same with kiwifruit, mandarin wedges, pear pieces …

Cheese cake with medlar jam

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Cheese cake with medlar jam

And continuing with the fruit, it is also the season of medlars, so it will be easier for you to find them at the market or in the form of compotes and jams. If you buy one, dare to combine them with the cheesecake we offer you.


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