How To Prep Radishes

by brys on November 16, 2011 · 2 comments

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CJ June 30, 2011 at 7:22 pm

If the tops are fresh, don’t discard them. Like beet greens, radish greens are delicious sauteed with a little garlic abd red pepper flakes, or just some butter. Or toss into a stir fry, or soup. Season and enjoy.
Super full of nutrion too.
We were introduced to the concept when we joined a CSA this year. It was one of the preparation recommendations. And we are forever thankful for it. It’s like getting two vegetables in one.
Try them and tell me what you think.

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