Crunchy. Pungent. Peppery. The three words that perfectly describe the texture and flavors associated with radishes – the root vegetable that’s grown throughout Utah in February.
While the hard texture and refreshing taste of the vegetable makes it fun to pop in your mouth as a raw snack, incorporating it into your cooking is a great way to heighten and brighten up other fare.
Here are some recipes that use the sharp flavors, rough textures and vibrant colors of radishes to create radishing meals.
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It may still be wintertime, but our minds are already prepping for the upcoming spring season. This simple, yet bold recipe blends the warm and comfy flavors of risotto with the fresh zing of radish and peas to create a meal that have you embracing winter while looking forward to the colorful and fresh fare of spring.
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A healthy combination of refreshing cucumbers, crunchy radishes and creamy cottage cheese, this delicious creamy cucumber-radish salad will bring an aura of coolness to your brunch-time fare.
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If you’re looking for a filling breakfast meal, then try swapping out your morning potatoes for these delicious radish hash browns. They’ll provide the energy and scrumptious flavors that are so desperately craved in the early morning.
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Think radishes and sugar don’t mesh well? Well take a look at this surprisingly delectable recipe for radish and goat cheese muffins that will leave you tempted to incorporate the vegetable into all your baking concoctions.
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Another dessert recipe to add to your repertoire, this watermelon radish tart with lemon thyme is one that will leave your guests in awe of your cooking abilities and unique choice of ingredients.
What other radish recipes do you enjoy cooking up? Let us know in the comments below.