Roasted Radishes & Leeks with Thyme

Roasted Radishes & Leeks with Thyme

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2014

Radishes become sweet and tender when roasted in a hot oven in this easy radish recipe. If the roasting doesn't mellow the bite of the radish enough, stir in a sprinkle of sugar or honey along with the butter and thyme.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 bunches radishes (about 1 pound), halved if small, quartered if large
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 large leek, white and light green part only, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme or ¼ teaspoon dried

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  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Combine radishes, oil, salt and pepper in a large roasting pan.
  3. Roast for 10 minutes. Stir in leek. Continue roasting until the radishes are lightly browned and tender, 10 to 15 minutes more. Stir in butter and thyme; serve warm.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about ⅔ cup
  • Per serving: 89 calories; 7 g fat(2 g sat); 2 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 43 mcg folate; 8 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 478 IU vitamin A; 20 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 340 mg sodium; 308 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (33% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 1 fat

Reviews 2

June 02, 2015
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By: Dbingham
Turns out I don't like roasted radishes I don't like roasted radishes.
January 17, 2015
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By: reid.68w
Soooo easy and surprisingly pleasant - with one addition. When trying to add variety to your table, and use local fresh produce, pick up some winter radishes (and I added beets). All of the sometimes harsh flavor punch these two sometimes impart baked out, yielding a light pleasant dish. Enjoyable to smell, with a nice texture and taste. Next time, and there will be one soon, I will improve on the presentation, and make cleanup a bit easier - somehow. It could be garnished and sprinkled with a number of things, but I enjoyed the pure and simple character of the recipe. Thanks, EatingWell! Pros: Great use for radishes from local farm. Cons: Recipe calls for large baking dish - A 2qt dish is better. And, cleaning the dish is a drag.
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