Radish Facts

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Radish facts and general information about radishes.

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Radishes are Available:


How Does a Radish Grow:

Radishes grow underground as a root vegetable. Once planted, they grow quickly.

What to Look for When Buying Radishes:

Buy radishes that are firm with crisp leaves. Avoid radishes that are soft.

Radish Storage Tips:

Store in fridge and use within a few days.

How to Cook with Radishes:

Use in salads or garnishes.

Radish Nutrition Facts:

Radishes contain Vitamin B6, riboflavin, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.  They are also a good source of folate, calcium, potassium and fiber.

Radish Recipes:

Radish Bruschetta

  • 3-4 Radish, cut in slices
  • Cream cheese
  • Small French bread, cut in slices
Spread cream cheese on top of French bread slices. Top with radish slices. You can sprinkle with salt and pepper, if desired and sliced cucumbers.
radish sandwich

Radish Vegetable Salad a la Carte

by Lois (Great Britain)
  • feta cheese (as much as you want or cut into small cubes)
  • olive oil (two drizzles)
  • radish (three cut up)
  • onion (a bit)
  • tomato (a few)
  • peppers ( red, green and yellow)
  • mayonnaise (2 spoonfuls)
  • pasta (as much as you want and any kind)
  • chorizo (as much as you want), or sausage
  • 2 pieces of chicken role
1. Cut up the cheese, peppers, radish, tomatoes, onion, chorizo and chicken role an put it in a salad bowl (cook the chorizo before if needed)
2. Boil the pasta for as long as it says on the package (it depends what pasta you have)and then put it in the salad bowl.
3. Mix
4. Put in 2 spoonfuls of salad cream or mayonnaise and mix again.
5. Drizzle with olive oil and ENJOY!!!!

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