Sometimes, simple is best. Radishes don’t need much fussing. This version sautés radishes in ghee and herbs — feel free to sub in butter or oil and your favorite herbs and seasonings to customize this dish. Recipe here!
2. Quick Pickled Radishes
If you thought radishes were good as-is, just wait until you give them an acidic boost with this quick-pickling recipe. The result: crunchy, tangy radishes that can upgrade any meal, from springtime ramen to tacos. Recipe here!
3. Creamy Cucumber and Radish Salad
Macaroni and potatoes don’t have to own all the creamy salad glory. On warmer days, try this cucumber and radish salad, which comes together with a homemade Greek yogurt-based dressing. It’s good alone or pairs perfectly with grilled burgers and hot dogs. Recipe here!
4. Watermelon Radish and Ricotta Tart
For a showstopping brunch dish, try this tart, which features gorgeous watermelon radish slices arranged in a flower shape. Crisp, roasted radishes contrast with a creamy, ricotta filling and a buttery tart (that actually uses olive oil rather than butter!). Recipe here!
5. Leek and Radish Soup
For those remaining chilly, rainy days of the season, you’ll want to warm up with a hot bowl of this leek and radish soup. The creamy soup base is then topped with crispy mushrooms and croutons, or you could add extra radishes — raw or roasted — on top. Grab the recipe in the post below!
6. Radish Greens Pesto
The radish bulbs get all the attention, but don’t ignore those leafy greens at the top! They can be used many ways, including blended into a stunning (and tasty) pesto to add to pasta, pizza, toast, or grilled veggies and meats. Check out the recipe below!
7. Radish, Pancetta and Spinach Tagliatelle
Looking for a quick but flavorful dinner recipe? This fast pasta dish comes together in just about 20 minutes. Pancetta and radishes are fried up together, then combined into a creamy white wine sauce and tossed in with fresh spinach and tagliatelle. Recipe here!