Rethinking Radishes: 10 Things to Make with This Rad Vegetable

Last Updated February 18, 2016

Radishes. Our love runs deep for the vibrant color they add to our plates and the waste-free top to tail uses for both the radishes and the greens. Make good use of every bit of this root veggie with these local recipes from around the country.

Butter-braised Radishes and Radish Greens

butter braised radish salad recipe by Garden Betty
Most people eat their radishes raw, but have you ever tried cooking them? As with many roots, heat does beautiful things to transform radishes into a totally different vegetable: smoother, mellower,...

Herbed Ricotta Crostini With Fresh Radishes

When it comes to radishes, it’s their vibrant beauty and bright color that always draw me into using them in recipes. Well, that and of course they add a nice fresh, crisp crunch to any dish. I’m...

Baby Kale, Avocado & Radish Salad—Susie’s Pink & Green #9

Lately I have been obsessing about this Red Russian kale we are growing in the hoop house. I feel kind of silly, as it isn’t exactly a new...

Roasted Radishes with Butter and Thyme

I love to cook real food using simple methods. Radishes are more than toppings for a salad, and their peppery, complex flavor can be utilized in so many ways. Roasting mellows a radish’s peppery...

Radish and Carrot Top Pesto Toasts

This garlicky pesto makes an almost instant appetizer that will keep diners guessing at the greens. You can also use the pesto slathered on bread, or as a topping for pasta, pizza or a winter soup....

Roasted Radish Freekeh Bowl with Mustard Miso Sauce

Roasted Radish Freekeh Bowl with Mustard Miso Sauce
Radishes take on a special mellowness in this dish. When roasted alongside broccoli, you just know this will be as much of a feast for your taste buds as it is for your eyes. The oil-free sauce is...

Radish Leaf Pesto

Put radish greens to good use in this pesto.