Looking for spring onion recipes? Make the most out of this delicate ingredient with our ideas, then check out our stir-fry recipes.
Whether you fancy homegrown flavours such as potato and spring onion soup or crispy cheese and onion fritters, or want to embrace international influences with spring onion bhajis, noodle dishes and more, we’ve got the best spring onion recipes to inspire you.
Best spring onion recipes
- Use thin, small onions available in spring, as they're the most tender
Homemade spring onion butter is just the thing to slather on this cheesy, hassle-free soda bread. Because cheese and onion were made for each other.
Using spring onions alongside ready-made pastry cuts down the cooking time so you can bake this classic vegetarian tart midweek.
A simple spring onion sauce with fiery ginger tops tender poached chicken in this easy midweek recipe. The sauce makes more than you’ll need but it will keep in the fridge for a week and can be used to perk up noodles, scrambled eggs or a bowl of plain rice. Check out more of our best chicken breast recipes here.
Tangy goat's cheese and fresh spring onions – it's a match made in heaven. Whip up this delicious seasonal tart recipe to show these spring flavours at their finest. Use your broccoli in these inventive recipes.
This may take a little longer than your average tuna melt but there's a good reason. Gently baking the spring onion concentrates their natural sweetness, taking the tuna melt to another level.
Combine spring onions with light and fluffy mashed potato to make these quick and easy pancakes. We use instant mash to make them even more effortless.
Try this spicy stir-fry made with pork tenderloin for a way to make your spring onions extra special – super quick to assemble with perfectly balanced red chilli, ginger and mirin. We have plenty of stir-fry ideas here.
Combine spring onions with Indian spices, gram flour and lager to make a flavoursome spring onion batter. These crispy spring onion bhajis are great for the summer served alongside a vibrant mint and coriander chutney.
Try putting your spring onion stash to good use by making an easy spring onion bread – perfect combined with frazzled bacon, fresh lettuce and tomato.
Enjoy a bowl of Asian-style noodles with succulent sirloin steak, fiery ginger and crunchy spring onions. It's a great midweek meal packed with flavour and texture.
Spruce up a potato soup with spring onion to make this satisfying, low-calorie meal. An easy vegetarian recipe that's quick to make, too. Check out our comforting soup recipes here.
Why not make a batch of savoury muffins? These fun Marmite muffins are flavoured with Gruyère cheese and spring onions to make a moreish snack for your lunchbox.
These tempting mini pies are super easy party food for when you have visitors – you'll love wrapping them into parcels and sprinkling with nigella seeds. Click here for more vegetarian entertaining ideas.
Try this tempting flavour combination with these sweetcorn, feta and spring onion pancakes, best served with crispy bacon and gooey maple syrup.
If you're looking for a warming winter recipe with a twist, try this spelt, spring onion and cumberland yorkshire pudding recipe.
Make a speedy midweek meal for one with this quick and easy recipe for ginger, spring onion and mushroom omelette. Looking for easy omelette ideas? Try our recipes here.
These spring onion haddock cakes are not only super simple to make, but are also packed full of flavour. Serve with wilted spinach or your choice of green veggies for a healthy midweek meal.
Match spring onions with prawns to make empanadas – these Portugese dough turnovers are great for a picnic hamper.
Mix egg, spring onions and creamy Caerphilly cheese to make these delicious vegetarian fritters. Serve as a quick starter or light lunch with chutney and salad.
This recipe for sesame, spring onion and sea salt crisp breads is really easy. It makes a big batch, but they stay crisp for ages in an airtight tin. They’re good with cheese, pâté, hummus, or avocado.
This is a much lighter version of a cheese and onion pasty, using young spring onions and new season Wensleydale, which gives a fresh tangy flavour to the finished pastries.