Looking for a new way to enjoy radishes? The veggie gets sliced, roasted, and infused with cheese or ginger.
Radishes with Herbed Cheese
Spread radishes with half of a 5.3-oz. container semisoft cheese with garlic and fines herbes and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves and 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper. Nutrition analysis per serving: 69 calories, 1 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 6 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 3% Vitamin A, 10% Vitamin C, 116 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 1% iron
Omit olive oil and lemon juice. Combine 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce, 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil and vegetable oil, salt, and black pepper. Drizzle half of the mixture over radishes. Roast 30 minutes. Stuff pieces of chives, green onions, and/or pickled ginger between radish slices and sprinkle with black sesame seeds. Drizzle with remaining soy mixture.Nutrition analysis per serving: 31 calories, 0 g protein, 2 g carbohdrate, 2 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin a, 10% Vitamin C, 130 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 1% iron
If you like, substitute one 16-oz. daikon, peeled, for the red radishes. Prepare as directed, except arrange chopsticks or wooden spoons lengthwise on opposite sides of daikon. Cut daikon crosswise into 1/8-inch slices, stopping when knife reaches chopsticks or spoon handles to prevent slicing all the way through. Roast 1 hour or just until tender and brown.Nutrition analysis per serving: 18 calories, 0 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 15% Vitamin C, 31 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 1% iron