So many spring vegetables, so little time. The radish is probably not the most popular spring vegetable, but it brings some great flavor and healthy nutrients to many dishes. Try one of these healthy recipes using radishes this week.
Radish, Celery, Snap Pea Salad
This spring salad is chock-full of peppery radishes, sliced celery, celery leaves and crunchy snap peas. It serves 6 and only takes 30 minutes to make.
Per serving: 139 calories, 10g fat, 6g carbohydrates, 5g protein, 2g fiber
Mango-Radish Salsa Recipe
This flavorful salsa made of sliced radishes, mangos and lime juice goes great with grilled fish or chicken, but also works simply as a dip for your corn chips. This recipe serves 8 so there is plenty for everyone. Eat up!
Per serving: 43 calories, 0g fat, 11g carbohydrates, 0g protein, 1g fiber
For ultimate flavor make this salad ahead of time to let the flavors of the asparagus, radishes and sesame soy vinaigrette blend in together. It goes great with grilled shrimp and rice noodles.
Per serving: 66 calories, 4g fat, 7g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 3g fiber
Cashew-Snow Pea Stir-Fry
Salads are not the only way to enjoy a radish this spring. This easy stir-fry is colorful as well as tasty.
Per serving: 90 calories, 5g fat, 8g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 2g fiber
Feeling adventurous? Tataki is a Japanese style of preparing beef or fish where it is seared on the outside, but left very rare on the inside. This recipe includes a salad of crisp radishes and carrot sticks and onions that serve as a textual contrast to the beef. Works well over some buckwheat soba noodles.
Per serving: 196 calories, 7g fat, 8g carbohydrates, 24g protein, 2g fiber