This simple winter salad gets plenty of fresh crunch from a mix of radishes, and pungent richness from blue cheese. It's good without the apple too.

Michael Johnston
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Serves 4


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  • Using a 5-holed peeler or vegetable peeler, shave long strands from daikon until you have about 1/2 cup. Save leftover radish for another use.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, sour cream, 2 tbsp. roquefort, the salt, and pepper (or put those ingredients in a pint jar and shake vigorously).

  • Divide greens among 4 salad plates. Drizzle dressing over greens. Garnish with radishes, apple, and remaining cheese.

  • Make ahead: Dressing, covered and chilled, up to 1 week.


Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro, Aspen Highlands, Colorado

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; calories from fat 57%; protein 4.1g; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 3.2g; carbohydrates 5.5g; fiber 1.1g; sodium 311mg; cholesterol 13mg.