A 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). For this sandwich, we took a a classic combination--radishes and butter--and paired them with steak for a juicy, crunchy sandwich.

Amy Machnak
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey

Recipe Summary

total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put oil, garlic, and steak in a medium bowl and turn to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature. Mix together butter and chives; set aside.

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  • Prepare grill for high heat (450° to 550°). Grill meat, turning once, until grill marks appear and meat is cooked the way you like, 8 minutes for medium rare. Cover with foil and let rest 10 minutes, then slice thinly across the grain.

  • Spread one side of bread slices with butter mixture. Layer 4 slices with arugula, some sliced steak, and slices of radish. Top with remaining bread slices.

Chef's Notes

Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

528 calories; calories from fat 56%; protein 29g; fat 34g; saturated fat 18g; carbohydrates 28g; fiber 4g; sodium 580mg; cholesterol 99mg.
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