Herb Roasted Radishes {AIP}

Herb Roasted Radishes

I’ve never liked radishes. Ever. They always seemed bitter and intent on ruining a perfectly good salad. Blech!

But the Mr likes them so I’ve learned to keep them around the house fairly often as they’re a great snack for him. However, one week he seemed to have forgotten them and so I found a lovely limp couple of bunches languishing in the fridge. Not wanting to waste them, I decided to throw them in the oven to see if they could be salvaged. I was even brave enough to taste one – and, lo! It turns out that roasted radishes mellow out beautifully when roasted and actually become rather sweet. While still keeping a little crunch. Now I’ve made them a few times since then to double check that the mellowing out wasn’t just because my first batch were – shall we say – a little past their prime. But, nope! Roasting relaxes radishes. Fact!

This isn’t much of a recipe and more like a method – just take whatever radishes you have around, then toss them in a little oil and spices for 10 – 15 minutes at 450F. As long as you lay them out in a single layer on a baking tray, your roasted radishes will come out perfectly. You could probably fit 4 or 5 bunches on a single tray, even sliced into quarters like I’ve done here. So even if you are a radish hater, give these a try! I tend to make them like a party snack here and there, but they’d probably be great as a little side dish, too. Hmm, must investigate!

Herb Roasted Radishes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Herb Roasted Radishes

These roasted radishes have lots of flavor but less of the heat than raw radishes, making these a great, unusual Paleo snack or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 - 4 bunches of radishes, washed & tops removed
  • Oil of your choice to roast
  • Herbs of your choice: garlic and sage is delicious!

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450F.
  2. Make sure the radishes are dry and chop into even slices of about 3 - 4 per radish.
  3. Put the radishes in a bowl and toss with just enough oil to coat.
  4. Add fresh or dried herbs to taste; make sure they are evenly coated.
  5. Lay the radish slices out on a lined baking tray and roast for 10 - 15 minutes, until lightly blistered and browned around the edges.
http://meatified.com/herb-roasted-radishes/

Pre-order Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook here!

PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. See my affiliate link policy here. AMAZON DISCLOSURE: The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com.

Comments

  1. ELA says

    Wow. Color me surprised…I rec’d fresh radishes in my produce box and made a gagging noise. I gave this a try, and …WHAT?!? They were YUMMY. What is this weirdness???? Thanks! :-)

  2. meatified says

    I know, it’s so weird! This is the only way I really enjoy eating them! Glad you liked them :)

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply