Our busy schedules might not always permit us to prepare an elaborate five-star meal. For those evenings when all you want to do is have a simple dinner with family and friends, here are some easy dishes for a delightful spring meal. Light, healthy, and utterly scrumptious, these dishes bring spring straight to your dining table.
Asparagus Artichoke Salad
These two in-season vegetables make the perfect combination for this salad. This recipe from Simple Recipes has asparagus and artichokes with a smattering of shallots, cherry tomatoes, garlic powder, and a sprinkle of vinaigrette. The asparagus is grilled to give it a smoky flavor while the marinated artichoke hearts add zest to the salad. To stay true to its natural flavor, the asparagus should not be overcooked and the rest of the ingredients should all be fresh.
The perfect choice to start a meal, this asparagus artichoke salad recipe is easy to follow and takes about 20 minutes to prepare.