Radishes

Quick Pickled Radishes

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This recipe is just a basic formula and can be flexible.  You can change up the spicing how ever you like!
 
  • 1 bunch radishes, sliced into the thinnest possible rounds
  • red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 1/2 TSP whole mustard seeds
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 TBLS sugar
  • 2 TSP salt

Pack radish into a pint jar.  Add spices.

In a small saucepan over high heat, combine the vinegar, water, sugar, and salt and bring the mixture to a boil, whisking occasionally.

Radish Leaf Pesto

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This recipe was share with us by our employee Rachel Whitten's mother.  She serves it over pasta.  Delish!

3 cups radish greens
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/4 cup olive oil
1/3-1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
salt to taste

Remove stems from the radish greens.  Put into food processor with remaining ingredients.  Blend until smooth. 

Yogurt, Garlic, and Chive Dip

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This is not really a traditional recipe, just an great idea!  Combine some greek yogurt, or any kind of yogurt, with minced garlic (or garlic scapes), minced chives, and salt to taste.  Dip your radishes into this mixture and enjoy.  Of course you can embellish your dip in anyway with any spices or herbs, like cilantro, mint, cumin, lemon juice, etc.  Go wild and enjoy the juicy, crunchiness of radishes with a delicious dip!

Chinese Radish Salad

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1 bunch radishes, trimmed
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teapsoon seasame oil

Take a hammer or potato masher and lightly crush each radish.  Don't mash it to bits, just smash it leaving it mostly intact.  Whisk up all of the other ingredients besides radishes and pour over the crushed (but still whole) radishes.  Toss to combine.  Cover and store in the refrigerator.  This salad can be served right away or may be stored for up to 1-2 weeks. 

Radish, Carrot, and Zucchini Salad

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1 bunch radishes, trimmed and grated
2 carrots, trimmed, peeled and grated
1 small zucchini, peeled and grated
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup crumbled cheese like feta, Gorgonzola, cheve, etc.

Combine grated veggies together with the salt and pepper.  Check seasonings.  Pour over below dressing and toss to coat.  Cover bowl and refrigerate.  Serve cold and top with cheese.

For the dressing, wisk together:
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon dried oregano
4-6 tablespoons olive oil

Sauteed Radishes and Radish Greens

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1 bunch radishes with tops, roots quartered and greens removed and washed
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic or garlic scapes
salt

Heat butter in skillet on medium.  Add radish roots and saute quickly, stirring, until just barely tender, about 3 minutes.  Add garlic/garlic scapes and radish greens and stir until wilted.  Season with salt and serve.

Radish and Radish Greens Salad

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Yes, radish greens are edible and delicious!

1 bunch radishes, roots sliced, greens chopped
black pepper to taste

Dressing:
2-4 Tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons milk
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
3 Tablespoons minced fresh herb like dill, scallions, chives, parsley etc. (Optional)
salt to taste

Wisk up dressing ingredients.  Place radish greens and radish slices in bowl and toss with prepared dressing.  Add cracked black pepper to taste.  Serves 2-4.

French Breakfast Radishes with herbed butter

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This is a tradtional European appetizer.  Beautiful French Breakfast radishes are dipped in a softened herbed butter.  Yum!  Get creative with the herbs and enjoy!

1 bunch of French Breakfast radishes, tops removed and saved for another use
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon each of your choice of fresh minced herbs (parsley, chives, scallions, dill, etc.)
1 tsp minced lemon zest
salt to taste

Korean Radish Pickle

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This is a lacto-fermented radish recipe that can be made in a small batch.  Use a pint or quart jar depending on the size of your radishes.  This recipe needs time to ferment!  It cannot be eaten the same day as it is made.  But soon enough! :)

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