21 Radish Recipes for Spring


Tasty and fun seasonal radish recipes–are you ready to try them/

As we come out of winter it’s a refreshing sight to see new produce at the market. While root vegetables have probably made up the core of your cold-weather diet, there’s one root vegetable that’s just now coming back: radishes! The root vegetable with a kick, radishes are good on their own, dipped in a little butter or olive oil and doused in salt, or they can make for a colorful salad base. If you’re in search of radish recipes for spring, look no further.

1. Radish Chips

Oh yes, it can be done.

2. Charred Corn Tacos with Zucchini Radish Slaw

This is definitely a warm weather dish, and will fix any taco craving.

3. Simple Spring Cucumber and Radish Salad

This is the perfect salad for when you’re sick to death of all the winter root vegetables and need something different.

4. Braised Radishes and Green Beans

Most people eat their radishes raw, but why not braise them instead?

5. Cabbage and Radish Slaw with Peanut Dressing

With a peanut dressing, these radishes get a bit more of an exotic taste.

6. Shaved Fennel and Radish Salad

Thin slivers of radish and fennel make for a delicate spring dish.

7. Pickled Radishes

Why not save those radishes for later? Find a jar and pickle away.

8. Goat Cheese and Radish Spread

Good as a dip or a spread. Try it on rye bread.

9. Radish Pizza with Caramelized Onions

Radishes on a pizza might not be your first guess for ingredient pairing, but if you skip it, you’re missing out.

10. Roasted Radishes

As simple as roasting carrots or potatoes.

11. Radish Butter

Pack this and a fresh loaf of bread in your bag and you have yourself a picnic.

12. Kale Smoothie with Radishes

Your breakfast smoothie just got an extra kick.

13. Quick Radish Relish

This pickled relish works well as a side or an addition to sandwiches.

14. Radish Sorbet

You may not be dreaming of sorbet quite yet, but it will happen sooner or later, and when it does, you’ll want to make this radish recipe.

15. Moroccan Orange and Radish Salad

This bright dish combines the sweet flavor of oranges with the peppery bite of radish.

16. Radish Greens Pesto

Oh no, don’t toss those greens. You’ll want to put those to good use in this recipe.

17. Radish Crackers

Why not turn those radishes into crackers? These are vegan.

18. Watermelon Radish Martini

The watermelon radish should not be left out of this list, and what better way to use it that in a cocktail?

19. Spicy Bean Tostadas With Pickled Onions and Radish Salsa

Make this fresh salsa to top off your corn tortillas.

20. Radish Couscous

A hearty yet seasonal dish that you can serve as a side or entree.

21. Radish Sprouts

Even though they’re just sprouts, they taste just like the vegetable, and they’re easy to make at home.

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Anna Brones

Anna Brones is a food + travel writer with a love for coffee and bikes. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist and Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break. Catch her weekly column, Foodie Underground.