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40 Radish Recipes That Put the Rad in Your Dish

These radish recipes will add crunch, color, and a peppery flavor to your dinner! This awesome root veg will make your meals extra memorable.

Want more texture and spice to your everyday meals? Adding radish will do the trick.

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Radish recipes

This root vegetable has the power to transform a dish with its subtle spice and peppery flavor. Its crunch is out of this world, too!

Plus, it’s super versatile. You can roast, pickle, or even serve it raw. You can’t go wrong any which way.

So the next time you have radish on hand, don’t just use it as a last-minute salad addition. Try these 40 rad radish recipes instead!

1. Roasted Radishes with Butter and Garlic 

Roasted radishes are the perfect introductory dish to get more familiar with this root vegetable. 

Roasting radishes makes them super creamy. They make an ideal substitute for roasted potatoes.

Their flavor gets a little milder during roasting, but they’re definitely not bland. Just season them with garlic and butter and you’re all set.

2. Baked Roasted Radishes 

This tasty dish is THE perfect low-carb potato substitute. 

Much like potatoes, radishes get crisp on the outside and creamy on the inside when roasted.

It’s already pretty flavorful as it is, so you won’t need to season it too much.

Try this recipe with your next steak dinner.

3. Cabbage, Apple, and Radish Coleslaw 

Coleslaw is a wonderful side dish to any meal. This recipe is crisp and refreshing with a delicious dressing. 

Radishes are actually in the cabbage family so they taste delicious together. This recipe also has apples for a nice, fresh bite. 

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The light vinegar dressing brings the whole dish together. 

4. Keto Sautéed Radishes (Fried Radishes) 

This recipe only requires two ingredients yet the final product is super tasty! 

Sauteing the radishes makes them extra crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Since they naturally have a little bit of a bite to them, you don’t need to season them very much. 

This is a great low-carb side dish that’ll pair spectacularly with any entree. 

5. Beet, Cucumber, and Radish Salad with Basil Pesto Vinaigrette 

The colors and flavors of this salad are incredible! The earthy beets, refreshing cucumber, and peppery radish make a great flavor combination. 

Toss the veggies with the basil pesto vinaigrette to tie them all together.

Don’t forget to sprinkle chopped nuts on top! They’ll give the salad the perfect crunch.

6. Radish Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing 

This is a great salad to serve at a dinner party. It’s a beautiful mix of textures and flavors. 

Butter lettuce is topped with thinly sliced radish, avocado, and cucumber. Crispy roasted chickpeas are sprinkled on top for a nice crunch. 

The tangy yogurt dill dressing is both delicious and healthy, to boot! 

7. Vietnamese Pickled Carrots and Daikon (Do Chua) 

Pickled vegetables are an easy way to brighten up any dish.

They’re a great addition to sandwiches, salads, or even spring rolls and pulled pork

They’re crunchy, briny and so good you can eat them straight out of the jar. 

8. Radish Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing 

Nope, this potato salad doesn’t contain any potatoes… just that magic root vegetable, radishes.

It truly is incredible how much these guys taste like potatoes!

This salad is a low-carb version of the potluck favorite.

Apart from the potatoes, it has all the ingredients of the classic potato salad. 

The bright red radishes ensure that this potato salad looks just as good as it tastes. 

9. Oven Roasted “Smashed” Radishes

Roasted radishes are literally smashed flat so they get nice and crispy. They’re like little bites of heaven. 

These are low-carb but super tasty. Oh, and they’re covered with cheese! Count me in!

10. Steak Salad 

The combo of lean steak and leafy greens makes this salad both hearty and light.

Arugula, radicchio, and romaine lettuce make the perfect base for a fabulous salad.

While steak is the main focus of a steak salad, each individual ingredient contributes to its greatness.

11. Sliced Baguette with Butter, Radishes & Sea Salt 

This is a guaranteed good excuse to eat bread and butter any time of day. Add some thinly sliced radishes for some crunch and a peppery bite. 

Use good quality ingredients like soft bread, rich butter, and flakey sea salt.

Enjoy it with a glass of white wine. You deserve a treat!

12. Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich (Banh Mi) 

Sandwiches are such a fun food to make and eat. You can always customize a sandwich to your liking by adding more or less of each ingredient. 

This chicken Banh Mi is filled with pickled vegetables and sliced jalapenos. The radishes give the pickled veggies a spectacular dimension of flavor that goes perfectly with the marinated chicken. 

13. Nordic Nicoise Salad 

This salad is flavorful and super nutritious. 

Each ingredient has its own unique flavor and texture.

It’s topped with smoked trout or lox for a smoky and salty twist. 

The radishes are sliced into coins and sprinkled throughout the salad for a wonderful crunch. 

You’ll also get a nice spice from the horseradish dressing.

All these tasty and filling components make one satisfying salad.

14. Salmon and Cucumber Bites 

These are really great for parties! 

They have a ton of flavor compared to simple veggie appetizers. Fresh cucumber and smoked salmon are topped with horseradish cream cheese and sliced radish. 

The salty, cool, spicy combination is delicious. Since these are bite-sized, they’re easy to make and easy to eat.

15. Macaroni Salad 

Who doesn’t love a good macaroni salad? This one is creamy, crunchy, and deliciously seasoned. 

The addition of radishes gives the macaroni a lovely crunch.

The chicken broth in the dressing makes it extra creamy. 

This macaroni salad is perfect for your next party or barbeque. 

16. Radish Green Salad 

This is a simple salad that will go with any dish. Radish and cucumbers are a really great match. 

Thinly sliced cucumber and radish are tossed with curly lettuce. The dressing is very simple but super tasty. 

It’s a humble but flavor-packed salad that goes perfectly with any meal.

17. Shaved Salad of Fennel and Radish 

Fennel and radishes both have pretty pungent flavors. This is a great dish for showcasing these two unique veggies. 

This dish is light, crisp, and finished perfectly with a lemon juice and olive oil dressing. 

18. Carrot and Daikon Radish Salad 

This salad is made with radish and carrot noodles. It’s a flavorful salad the whole family will love.

If you don’t already have a vegetable spiralizer, I’m telling you, it’s worth the investment. 

Vegetable noodles make for a great low-carb pasta alternative. Plus, they’re fun to make.

You can choose to make this salad with scallions for a mild taste, or Thai chilis for some heat.

19.  Farro Salad with Arugula, Radishes & Goat Cheese 

This salad is a hearty meal filled with colorful radishes. Made with both raw and cooked radishes, you’ll get the best of both worlds!

Half of the radishes are tender and sweet, while the other is crispy and peppery. 

Farro and arugula make such a great base for the radishes. The creamy goat cheese is chef’s kiss.

This beautiful and colorful salad is drizzled with an incredible vinaigrette dressing of lemon, dijon, and garlic. 

20. Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette 

This pea and radish farro salad is like an upgraded rice dish. The sweet spring peas have a nice pop while the radishes are crunchy with a little bit of spice. 

The mint and lemon flavors keep this a light and refreshing dish. This could be served as a vegetarian entree or a cold side salad.

21. Simple Radish Salad with Herbs 

It’s like potato salad, if potatoes were radishes.

Fun tip: if you soak the radishes and shallots in salt water, they become crunchier and less pungent. 

The radishes and shallots in this salad are tossed with a creamy and lemony Greek yogurt and dill dressing. 

The flavors meld together creating a tasty side dish. 

22. French Radishes with Butter and Salt on Toast 

Move over avocado toast! If you like fancy toasts, this one might become your new favorite. 

It’s crispy toast slathered with really good butter, flakey salt, and spicy radishes. 

Yup, this classic French snack has only 4 ingredients.

This recipe recommends using French breakfast radishes since they have a milder flavor. However, you can use any variety you like. 

23. Loaded Salsa Verde Chicken Nachos  

These nachos are a party on a plate. It’s a whole sheet tray of crunchy tortilla chips, layered with salsa verde chicken, cheese, beans, jalapenos, and radishes. 

You can totally customize this recipe to your preferences, but no matter what you do, keep the radishes! 

Besides the nachos, the radishes also offer a fun crunch. 

This crowd pleaser is perfect for any occasion. 

24. Chicken Salad with Cornichons and Radishes 

This is one heck of a chicken salad. If you love spicy radishes and tangy pickles, this is the salad upgrade you’ve been waiting for. 

The crunch of cornichons and radishes is perfectly contrasted by the creamy dressing. 

Together, they create a wonderful balance.

25. Radish Salsa 

Are you tired of the same old pico de gallo? This radish salsa is a fresh new perspective on the traditional sauce. 

It’s spicy, crunchy, and bursting with tons of flavors.

26. Lettuce Radish Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette 

It’s another simple salad loaded with lots of flavors, despite the short list of ingredients. 

Cool cucumbers and peppery radish balance well together on top of a bed of lettuce. 

The dressing can make or break a salad. Delightfully lemony, this one definitely makes the salad a show-stopper. 

It’s simple yet flawless. It’s a great starter or side for any meal. 

27. Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

Lentils, chickpeas, radishes: you probably don’t always have these ingredients on hand. But maybe you should.

This salad has bright flavors and a wonderful mix of textures. Use pre-steamed lentils if you want to save time.  

It has a good amount of protein and is pretty filling. You can even experiment with different toppings like avocado, creamy cheese, or fresh herbs.

28. Radish Raita – Mooli Raita 

This is a creamy, cool, and flavorful dip made from yogurt, grated radishes, and onions.

Green chilis, mint, cilantro, and other seasonings add even more depth of flavor to the already delectable dip. 

Despite being grated, the radishes stay crunchy, giving this condiment a truly unique texture.

Serve it chilled with your favorite Indian-style entrees or with veggies for dippers.

29. Fresh Peas & Roasted Radishes with Burrata 

This dish is seriously delish. I love fresh roasted vegetables – they have such great flavor. 

The recipe calls for fresh peas which really give the dish that extra oomph. It takes a little time but it’s worth it!

The roasted radishes are so creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside. They have just the perfect amount of spice. 

The burrata on top is way better than a cherry on top. This luscious side dish might become a seasonal staple in your house. 

30. Fried Radishes with Crispy Bacon 

These fried radishes with bacon are a stunning low-carb substitute for breakfast potatoes.

Once you cook radishes, the flavor becomes much more subtle. 

But, if you cook it in bacon grease, it automatically becomes out-of-this-world scrumptious.

This keto-friendly potato swap is perfect as a breakfast side dish but will also pair fantastically well with any protein entree. 

31. Korean Pickled Radishes 

Pickled radishes are a traditional Korean snack that’s both tasty and easy to make.

Diakon is the perfect radish variation for this tangy side dish due to its mild flavor. 

These cool and crunchy cubes are great alongside any Korean dish or right out of the jar. 

32. Arugula Salad with Radishes and Avocado and Truffle Lemon Vinaigrette 

This colorful salad is a great recipe for any dinner party.

Radishes and arugula both have a peppery punch of flavor, while creamy avocados add a really awesome texture component.

Add crunchy pepitas on top and toss with a delicious truffle lemon vinaigrette.  

33. Sweet Corn Salad with Radishes, Jalapeno, and Lime

This spicy and crisp salad is reminiscent of corn salsa. It’s spicy from the raw radishes and jalapenos and has a tangy dressing. 

A mix of lime, cilantro, and olive oil coats the sweet corn and crunchy radishes. 

This condiment is the perfect topping for fish or tacos. 

34. Crispy Roasted Radish Chips 

This list has had a couple of roasted radish recipes, but chips?! These are hands down, bomb.com. 

You only need four ingredients to get these crispy “faux-tato” chips. 

Just mix thinly sliced radishes with oil and seasonings and then bake!

35. Spicy Roasted Daikon Radish French Fries 

These “French fries” are a delightful alternative to the classic potato-based snack.

However, they’re not crispy like regular French fries. Instead, they have a beautiful caramelized texture. 

They have a subtle, spicy flavor that is just divine. No dipping sauce needed!

36. Cucumber Radish Salad with Creamy Yogurt Dill Dressing 

Crunchy veggies with a creamy sauce make for a superb salad.

Greek yogurt is similar to sour cream so it’s tangy and can take on any herbs added to it. 

Crisp cucumbers and radishes are the perfect carriers for this tangy, herby, and creamy dressing. 

37. Roasted Radishes with Honey Butter & Thyme 

We’ve talked about how tasty roasted radishes are. This recipe takes them to another dimension with honey butter and thyme. 

The radishes are roasted along with radish greens. The greens get extra crispy, adding a delightful texture to the dish. 

38. Watermelon Radish Toast 

It’s crispy toast with goat cheese smeared on top and layered with gorgeous watermelon radish slices. 

This seasonal toast variation is super pretty and super yummy. 

Top with some olive oil, salt, and pepper and you have a glorious snack that’s perfect any time of day.

39. Radish Tzatziki 

Radishes replace the cucumber in this traditional dip to add a light spice.

The walnuts also give this dip a richer flavor that’s just sooo addicting. 

Use this as a dip for raw veggies or a sauce on any protein. 

40. Roasted Radishes with Rosemary and Honey 

We’re finishing the list with another recipe for delectable roasted radishes. 

Rosemary is a very common herb to use when roasting potatoes so it’s a bit of a no-brainer with this dish. 

These also look so much like potatoes, they might even fool some of the veggie skeptics in your family. 

40 Ways to Cook Radish

Here are fun radish recipes that’ll add crunch, color, and flavor to your dinner! This versatile vegetable will surely make your meals extra memorable.

Ingredients

  • Roasted Radishes with Butter and Garlic

  • Baked Roasted Radishes

  • Cabbage, Apple, and Radish Coleslaw

  • Keto Sautéed Radishes (Fried Radishes)

  • Beet, Cucumber, and Radish Salad with Basil Pesto Vinaigrette

  • Radish Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing

  • Vietnamese Pickled Carrots and Daikon (Do Chua)

  • Radish Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

  • Oven Roasted “Smashed” Radishes

  • Steak Salad

  • Sliced Baguette with Butter, Radishes & Sea Salt

  • Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich (Banh Mi)

  • Nordic Nicoise Salad

  • Salmon and Cucumber Bites

  • Macaroni Salad

  • Radish Green Salad

  • Shaved Salad of Fennel and Radish

  • Carrot and Daikon Radish Salad

  • Farro Salad with Arugula, Radishes & Goat Cheese

  • Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette

  • Simple Radish Salad with Herbs

  • French Radishes with Butter and Salt on Toast

  • Loaded Salsa Verde Chicken Nachos

  • Chicken Salad with Cornichons and Radishes

  • Radish Salsa

  • Lettuce Radish Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

  • Radish Raita – Mooli Raita

  • Fresh Peas & Roasted Radishes with Burrata

  • Fried Radishes with Crispy Bacon

  • Korean Pickled Radishes

  • Arugula Salad with Radishes and Avocado and Truffle Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Sweet Corn Salad with Radishes, Jalapeno, and Lime

  • Crispy Roasted Radish Chips

  • Spicy Roasted Daikon Radish French Fries

  • Cucumber Radish Salad with Creamy Yogurt Dill Dressing

  • Roasted Radishes with Honey Butter & Thyme

  • Watermelon Radish Toast

  • Radish Tzatziki

  • Roasted Radishes with Rosemary and Honey

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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