Greens get a bad rap for being soggy and bland. But they are packed with nutrition, so we thought we’d offer a few of our favorite ways to eat your greens – from kale to spinach to turnip greens, or any spring mix you might have on hand – in new ways, such as dips, pastas and more.

1. Warm Turnip Greens & Bacon Dip

Warm Turnip Greens and Bacon Dip

A warm and bubbly cheesy dip, this party-pleasing recipe features bacon and turnip greens.

2. Kielbasa and Kale Soup

kielbasa and kale soup recipe

Cozy up with this savory seasonal soup that uses kale, a popular spring green.

3. Spring Greens and Country Ham Tart

Spring Greens and Country Ham Tart

This breakfast tart, filled with country ham, spring greens and Gruyere cheese, is perfect for a family brunch or special occasion.

4. Warm Caesar Greens with Parmesan Breadcrumbs

Warm Caesar Greens with Parmesan Breadcrumbs

Tasty Parmesan breadcrumbs enhance hearty, healthy greens.

5. Greek Chicken Lasagna

Greek Chicken Lasagna

A twist on traditional lasagna, this mediterranean version features chicken instead of ground beef, feta cheese, black olives and grape tomatoes.

6. Turnip Greens and White Beans Saute

Turnip Greens and White Beans Saute
Get your greens in this hearty dish, which can be eaten alone or on top of pasta.

7. Goat Cheese Frittata with Fresh Greens

Goat Cheese Frittata with Fresh Greens Recipe

Try this frittata recipe for brunch, featuring creamy goat cheese, sweet onions and fresh greens.

8. Chicken and Spinach Quesadilla

Chicken and Spinach Quesadilla

Stuffed with spinach, bacon and mushrooms, this quesadilla recipe is perfect as an appetizer or entree.

9. Meatball, Potato & Collard Soup

Similar to minestrone, this stew swaps potatoes for the pasta and throws in some collards for a hearty blend.

Meatball, Potato and Collard Soup

Tender turnip greens get a spicy kick from poblano peppers, along with savory bacon, onions and pine nuts.

10. Roasted Asparagus and Spring Greens with Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Asparagus and Spring Greens with Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

A light, but flavorful Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette is a perfect complement to the fresh asparagus in this salad.