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31 (Really Good) Recipes To Make In March, Now That It's Basically Spring

Happy March! Spring is right around the corner and if you (like me) are craving seasonal eats — like fresh spring salads, easy one-pot pastas, or citrus-forward desserts — you're in the right place. Here's what's in season for the month ahead:

List of seasonal produce for March, including artichokes, asparagus, and oranges among others
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1.Copycat Starbucks Egg Bites

A plate with an assortment of breakfast foods including egg muffins and sliced frittata

2.Citrus-Ricotta Toast

A slice of bread with cream cheese and citrus fruit on a plate, with a honey dipper alongside

3.Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes

Four-step image showing cubed potatoes in a bowl, adding seasoning, tossing, and spread in an air fryer

4.Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

A stack of lemon poppy seed pancakes topped with lemon slices and raspberries, with a fork inserted
A stack of lemon poppy seed pancakes topped with lemon slices and raspberries, with a fork inserted

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Whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt lend these a bit more bite. You can also swap the poppy seeds for chia seeds — or leave them out entirely.

Recipe: Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

5.Breakfast Plate with Tomatoes, Avocado and Egg

A bowl of salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado, and a fried egg on top, with a fork on the side

6.Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

A stack of chocolate chip banana bread slices showcasing the moist texture and mix-ins

7.Avocado, Fennel, and Grapefruit Salad

Bowl of avocado salad with grapefruit and mixed greens, dressed with vinaigrette

8.Salmon with Leeks, Asparagus, and Crispy Potatoes

Grilled salmon and asparagus on a plate with lemon wedge and sauce

9.10-Minute Chili-Garlic Bok Choy

Plate of stir-fried bok choy with garlic and chili flakes

10.Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Roast beef with seasonings in a pot, water being poured in, followed by added vegetables for cooking

11.One-Pot Lemon Chicken and Orzo

Skillet with chicken, herbs, and slices of lemon, served with drinks on the side. Perfect for a gourmet meal feature

12.Spring Fruit Salad

A fruit salad bowl with kiwi, orange, strawberries, and pineapple, and a hand pouring liquid from a small bowl into it

13.Baked Cod with Lemon, Garlic, and Parsley

Skillet with cooked chicken, garnished with herbs and lemon slice

14.Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

A plate with two pieces of chicken and rice, garnished with green onions, next to a fork

15.Potato and Green Bean Skillet

Cooked green beans and halved potatoes in a pan

16.Slow Cooker Carnitas

A slow cooker containing seasoned meat ready for cooking
A slow cooker containing seasoned meat ready for cooking
A glass measuring cup pouring liquid over shredded pork in a baking tray
A glass measuring cup pouring liquid over shredded pork in a baking tray
Two tacos with shredded meat and diced onions on a tray, garnished with cilantro and lime wedges
Two tacos with shredded meat and diced onions on a tray, garnished with cilantro and lime wedges

There's never a wrong season for carnitas. Come spring, pair these with a grapefruit margarita or two.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Carnitas

17.Tahini Carrot Soup with Crispy Chickpeas

Bowl of chickpea soup with herbs next to slices of flatbread

18.Make-Ahead Kale Salad with Lentils, Olives, and Feta

A bowl of lentil salad with kale, nuts, and sliced vegetables, with a fork

19.Trader Joe's Brown Rice Bowl with Broccoli & Soyrizo

Bowl of food with quinoa, roasted broccoli, wavy-cut sweet potatoes, topped with a soft-boiled egg

20.Aloo Gobi Matar

Aloo matar (potato and pea curry) served with rice and a cup, on a dark surface

21.Smoked Salmon Rice Bowl with Scallions and Furikake

Bowl of rice with vegetables, chicken, and sliced tomatoes

22.Butter Lettuce Salad

Fresh salad with avocado slices, radishes, cucumber, lettuce, and grated cheese, served with bread on the side

23.Orecchette with Sausage and Spinach

Bowl of orecchiette pasta with sausage, greens, and grated cheese

24.Japchae

Bowl of stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables and meat, garnished with sesame seeds

25.Crispy Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Brown Butter

Sautéed Brussels sprouts and round potatoes in a pan, sprinkled with grated cheese
Sautéed Brussels sprouts and round potatoes in a pan, sprinkled with grated cheese
A bowl containing sautéed scallops and Brussels sprouts, topped with grated cheese
A bowl containing sautéed scallops and Brussels sprouts, topped with grated cheese

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If you've never seared or roasted gnocchi before, start with this recipe. The outside gets golden-brown and crispy while the inside stays chewy. Add Brussels sprouts, brown butter, and plenty of Parm — and you're good to go.

Recipe: Crispy Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Brown Butter (*note: If you encounter a paywall, here's a similar version.)

26.Shrimp Burger with Creamy Aioli

Burger with a crispy chicken patty, lettuce, tomato, and sauce on a brioche bun, skewered with a toothpick

27.20-Minute Beef with Broccoli

Skillet with beef and broccoli dish, cooked and ready to serve

28.Pasta with Cauliflower and White Beans

Bowl of mac and cheese with roasted cauliflower and greens, topped with toasted breadcrumbs

29.Easy Lemon Bars

Mixing bowl with whisk and ingredients partially combined, likely for baking
Mixing bowl with whisk and ingredients partially combined, likely for baking
Stack of lemon bars with powdered sugar, fresh lemon slices in the background
Stack of lemon bars with powdered sugar, fresh lemon slices in the background

When life gives you lemons, make lemon bars (in bulk).

Recipe: Easy Lemon Bars

30.Glazed Blood Orange Cake

Sliced citrus pound cake with glaze and blood orange slices on top

31.Air Fryer Pizookie

Step-by-step images showing how to make air fryer cookies, including mixing dough, creating a foil pan, and baking

What are you making this month? Tell me in the comments!