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A Springtime Meal

Grilled cheese sandwich served on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes

Get good use out of your Verde at Howard Square kitchen by throwing your own little dinner party this month. We are featuring five spring recipes that we think you will really love. Whether you’re looking for a fancied-up grilled cheese sandwich, a light summer soup, or a fresh spring dessert, we’ve got the recipe for you.

French Caprese Salad with a Twist from The Pretty

Fancy up your spring dinner with this French Caprese salad. Mozzarella cheese, ripe mixed tomatoes, croutons, radish, olives, sea salt, black pepper, olive oil, basil, and mix seeds make for a salad with a gourmet taste. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar, mustard, and salt on top.

Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder from Little Broken

It may not be summer yet, but this summer fresh corn and zucchini chowder has us wishing for warmer weather. Mix together sweet fresh corn, zucchini, onion, bacon, garlic, and more for a soup that’s perfect for lunch or dinner.

French Onion Grilled Cheese from Chef Savvy

There’s nothing better than a grilled cheese sandwich on a rainy spring day. Make this french onion grilled cheese sandwich if you’d like to switch up your regular grilled cheese recipe. Dip this sandwich in the suggested beef stock or make your own tomato soup.

Slow Cooker Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork from A Sassy Spoon

Pop this spicy barbecue pulled pork into the slow cooker to enjoy after work! Throw a roast, dark beer, BBQ sauce, salt, pepper, paprika, and cumin in the slow cooker for six hours and then enjoy with a serving of mashed potatoes and your favorite spring vegetables!

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes from Chocolate with Grace

Make the shortcake with butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour, baking powder, and milk. Top it off with a delicious buttercream made with butter, powdered sugar, heavy cream, vanilla, and salt. You’ll love how the buttercream, strawberry filling, and cupcakes meld together for a sweet treat.

What are your favorite spring recipes? Where’s the best place to get a spring meal here in Elkridge, MD? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post!