4 Easy, Tasty & Healthy Spring Dinner Recipes to Try Out Now!

by Kristiyana

Spring is finally here! Hello sunshine and good vibes! The weather keeps getting warmer, and you can finally wear your favourite springtime clothes. Oops, some of them don’t fit you as well as they did last year? Yeah, we’ve all been there… Maybe you can try changing things up a bit with a few easy, tasty & healthy spring dinner recipes! Remember, every change regarding your health and weight begins with your eating habits. So why not prepare a delicious dinner meal by using lots of veggies with these 4 Spring dinner recipes?

Easy & tasty Spring chicken, bacon, and green bean pasta

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Whip up a batch of this tasty & healthy pasta with chicken, bacon, and green beans for your family dinner.

What you will need:

  • 12 oz/0.45 kg penne pasta
  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1 lb/0.45 kg boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 8 oz/0.3 kg green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 5 oz/0.19 kg baby spinach
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp. half-and-half
  • 1 oz/ 38 g Parmesan, grated
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice


Cook the penne paste per the directions on the package in a pot. Add the green beans to the pot at the last minute. Save half a cup of the cooking water. Drain the pasta and beans, and leave them in the pot. Cook the bacon slices in a large frying-pan on medium heat. Each side should be cooked for 3-4 min until crisp. When done, leave 1 tbsp. of the bacon fat in the pan and leave it on medium heat. Place a paper towel on a plate, and transfer the bacon slices there. When cool, break them into small pieces. Now cook the chicken until it turns golden brown, for 6-8 min, tossing the breasts once. Remove them from the heat and top with lemon juice. Take a small bowl and whisk the egg yolk and half-and-half. Pour this mixture into the pasta with green beans. Then put the chicken, spinach, and grated Parmesan. Coat the dish with the saved cooking water. Top with the scallions and bacon pieces. Voilà!

Healthy chicken with asparagus & edamame dinner recipe

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More tasty chicken recipes? Here they come!

What you will need:

  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 small Red Onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 1 lb/0.45 kg Asparagus
  • 1 c./164 g frozen edamame
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 c./ 118 g dry white wine
  • 1 c./ 240 g low-sodium chicken broth
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice


In a shallow bowl, whisk together the flour with 1/2 tsp. each of salt and pepper. Put the chicken breasts in the mixture. In a large frying-pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until golden brown on one side, for 4-6 min. Then turn the breasts to the other side, and add the onion and garlic. Stir them occasionally for a few minutes. Now add the white wine and simmer for 1-2 min until it is reduced by half. Make sure to scrape up any brown bits. Add the chicken broth, boil, then reduce heat and simmer again for 5-6 min until chicken is cooked. Add the asparagus and edamame to the frying-pan 2 min before the chicken is done. Stir occasionally until tender. Remove pan from heat and pour the sour cream and lemon juice. Stir. You can serve the dish with baked potatoes or some crusty whole-wheat bread.

Easy & healthy Greek Spring turkey burgers recipe

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In need of more healthy dinner ideas? This one is my favourite!

What you will need:

  • 1 lb/454 g lean ground white-meat turkey
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 oz/38 g crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 1/4 c./ 7.50 g fresh mint, sliced
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • pepper
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 whole-wheat buns
  • lettuce


Take a large bowl and combine the turkey meat, egg white, scallions, zucchini, garlic, cumin, mint and 1/2 each of salt and pepper. Shape everything into four 1/2-inch/ 1.27 cm-thick patties. Over medium heat, heat 2 tsp. of olive oil in a large non-stick frying-pan. Cook burgers for about 5 min on each side, or until thoroughly cooked. In a different bowl, put the tomato and onion with remaining 2 tsp. of olive oil and 1/4 tsp. of salt and pepper each. Also put the feta cheese. Serve cooked burgers on the whole-wheat buns with lettuce, and top with the cheese mix. Mmm!

Sweet & tasty potato kale frittata dinner recipe

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Or what about cooking an easy and delicious potato kale frittata for dinner?

What you will need:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 c./ 242 g half-and-half
  • 3 oz/113 g goat cheese
  • 1/2 tsp.  ground pepper
  • 2 c./ 208 g sweet potatoes
  • 2 c./ 134 g chopped kale
  • 1/2 small Red Onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt


Heat oven to 350 °F/ 180 °C. Whisk together the eggs with the half-and-half, kosher salt and ground pepper. Set aside. Over medium heat, sauté the sweet potatoes in 1 tbsp. of hot oil in an ovenproof non-stick frying-pan for 8-10 min, or until the potatoes are golden and tender. Remove from heat, but keep warm. In the remaining 1 tbsp. of olive oil, sauté the chopped kale along with the red onion and garlic for 3-4 min, or until the kale is tender and wilted. Stir in the potatoes. Pour the egg mix evenly over the cooked vegetables and cook for 3 minutes more. Top with the goat cheese. Then put the ovenproof pan in the oven to bake for 10-14 min.

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