This often forgot about vegetable is one that you may love or hate. If you say you don't like radishes it is likely because you ate it raw in a salad at one point and couldn't get past the bitterness.
Well, I am here to tell you as a former non liker of radishes that roasting them is the way to go! Roasting is a technique that mellows the peppery flavor of radishes and brings out their natural sweetness.
You’ll only need a few ingredients to make this roasted radishes recipe, and you can easily substitute some of the ingredients.
5 Reasons To Love Radishes
Radishes are a root vegetable that comes in several different colors and are a cousin to cabbage
This bright fall root vegetable is a very good source of disease-fighting and immunity-boosting vitamin C
Radishes contain natural antibacterial and antifungal properties
They contain a unique phytochemical called indoles which promotes detoxification, helping your body rid itself of harmful substances
Radishes are full of powerful antioxidant flavonoids that fight havoc-causing free radicals and aid in healthy liver and kidney function
Now, let's dive into the recipe!
1 lb. fresh radishes, stems removed, ends trimmed, and halved
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil,melted ghee, butter, coconut oil or avocado oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried parsley, dried chives, or dried dill or mix
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
Optional toppings: Ranch dressing for drizzling or garnish of fresh parsley, dill, or chives
Preheat oven to 425℉.
In a bowl, combine the radishes, cooking fat (ghee, butter or oil), dried herbs, salt, and pepper; toss until the radishes are evenly coated. (Note: don’t add the minced garlic until step 3).
Spread radishes out in a single layer in a large 9×13 inch baking dish.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, tossing every 10 minutes. After the first 10 minutes of baking add the minced garlic and toss. Return to oven to bake an additional 10-15 minutes or until radishes are golden brown and easily pierced with a fork.
If desired, serve with ranch dressing for dipping or drizzling on top and garnish with fresh parsley, dill, or chives.
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