Discover some of our favorite ways to cook with radishes with these crisp and refreshing salads, slaws, appetizers, and more.
Radish and Turnip SauteTaking advantage of the great spring radishes can result in a delicious dinner saute just like this one.
Field Pea-and-Radish CrostiniThis crostini appetizer is a crisp and energizing combination of peas and radishes served on a baguette toast.
Butter-Dipped RadishesA simple side dish requires just two ingredients, radishes and salted butter.
Farro Salad with Green Beans, Radishes, and FetaFarro is easy to cook, and the green beans and radishes in this salad offer a wonderfully crisp texture.
Buttered Radish Tartines (Tartine Radis-Beurre)These open-faced sandwiches, or tartines, are a great way to serve the quintessential Gallic flavor combo of butter and radishes.
Farro Salad with Peas, Pancetta, and RadishesToss farro with a radish mixture, peas, pancetta, arugula, and more to make this salad.
Soba Noodle Salad with Pork, Snap Peas, and RadishesAdd pork, snap peas, and radishes to this noodle salad to give it a nice crunch of texture.
Cucumber and Radish Pico de Gallo
Chop your veggies finely enough so the pico hangs together in a spoonful.
Pan-Roasted RadishesAh, the radish. Its American history has it thin-sliced and tossed among mismatched vegetables and iceberg lettuce as an inconsequential splash of color. It's time to right generations of oversight of this marvelously delicious vegetable. Radishes of all kinds can stand up to fairly aggressive dry-heat cooking methods like pan roasting, as they contain plenty of water to help regulate their internal temperature during cooking. You will make this dish regularly, for the honor of radishes everywhere.
Radishes with Lemon Crème Fraîche and TobikoNotes: Jessica Gorin, chef at J Vineyards & Winery (888/594-6326) in California's Russian River Valley, serves these pretty appetizers with a 1998 J Vintage Brut. They can be made up to 2 hours ahead; cover and chill. Tobiko (flying fish roe) is available in Japanese markets and specialty food stores.
Radish and Carrot SlawThis slaw is a perfect no-cook, no-frills side dish option that only takes mere minutes to whip up.
Bread-and-Butter Pickled Onions with RadishesDialing back the sugar in the versatile brine lets the natural sweetness of the onions and vegetables shine in these quick and easy refrigerator pickles.
RadishesMastering the basics is easy with this simple guide to cooking plain radishes.
Radish and Avocado Quinoa SaladTop this quinoa salad with sliced radishes to offset the soft texture of fresh avocados.
Salmon Tostadas with Zucchini-Radish Slaw
Salmon Tostadas with Zucchini-Radish Slaw come together in just 35 minutes. Serve this crunchy plateful with avocado and lime wedges.
Radish and Arugula Crostini with BrieThe cheese will spread easily and taste better at room temperature.
Roasted Watermelon RadishesA watermelon radish is, on first glance, a plain greenish-white root. But slice it open and it reveals a stunning fuchsia interior. They're also known as red-meat or beauty-heart radishes, and you can find seeds at Kitazawa Seed Company (kitazawaseed.com). Roasting radishes gives them a smooth texture and sweet, earthy flavor similar to that of roasted turnips.
Jicama, Radish and Mango SaladMangos offer a tropical flair to the tangy bite of jicama and radishes in this versatile side dish.
Braised RadishesThe long, slender icicle radish is typically available in spring and early summer. If you prefer the more common red radish, which is round, slice it in half vertically.