Radish Recipes


Thursday, May 15th 2014, 1:06 pm
By: News On 6


Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt

Serves a few, as a snack

Set out 1 bunch of radishes, a dish of flaky sea salt and a small bowl of softened butter. Smear radishes with butter and dip them gently in the sea salt. (As an alternate, smear slices of baguette with butter, top with thinly sliced radish and sprinkle with sea salt.)

Radish and Buttermilk Soup

Serves 2 to 4

Puree ½ pound trimmed and quartered radishes, 2 cups peeled and chopped cucumber, 2 cups chilled buttermilk, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon sugar and a teaspoon of seasoned rice vinegar in a blender until very smooth. Serve immediately.

* Recipe adapted from Gourmet magazine.

Roasted Radishes

Serves 4 as a side dish

Heat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, toss together 2 bunches of cleaned and halved radishes, a few tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, grated zest and juice of half a lemon and a good seasoning of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Spread onto a rimmed baking sheet and cook until lightly browned and tender, 20 to 25 minutes.