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This oven-roasted radish recipe is an absolute GAME CHANGER and my favourite way to enjoy this nutritious spring vegetable. A helpful breakdown of radish nutrition is included for your benefit, together with a recipe for cooking those leftover radish greens!

Overhead shot of red oven-roasted radishes in a white bowl with chopped parsley

I’ll be totally honest with you — I’m not a huge fan of raw radishes. I find the raw ones a little bit too peppery and bitter for my taste.

Roasted radishes, on the other hand, taste like an entirely new vegetable. They’re sweet, juicy, and absolutely delicious!

The first time I made oven-roasted radishes was a couple years ago while visiting my dad in Switzerland.

He had bought a bunch of radishes, and they were sitting on the kitchen counter untouched. I decided to try roasting them one evening and both of us couldn’t get over how good they tasted!

We loved them so much that I made them multiple times during my visit, and even wrote down the recipe for my dad.

If you’re someone who doesn’t love the taste of raw radishes (or you’re simply curious to try a new way of eating them), you may just want to give this recipe a shot!

Can you really roast radishes?

You bet! Just like most other veggies, all they need is a toss in olive oil, a few spices, and about 20 minutes in the oven.

You will be blown away by how incredibly sweet and juicy they become when roasted. I love eating them as a side dish, or adding them to a colourful grain bowl or salad.

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Ingredients Needed For Roasted Radishes

You only need 4 simple ingredients to make this radish recipe:

Radish Nutrition Benefits

A 1-cup serving of radishes provides 2 grams of dietary fibre (6% of your daily needs), helping to promote a healthy digestive system.

A 1-cup serving of radishes also provides 24% of your daily Vitamin C needs!

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and vitamin involved in preventing cell damage and supporting healthy skin.

Radishes also provide small amounts of other micronutrients like:

  • potassium
  • vitamin B6
  • folate
  • magnesium
  • calcium
Two bunches of red radishes with greens

A Quick, Easy Radish Greens Recipe

Curious if you can eat radish greens? 100%!

Please don’t let the greens go to waste – they are packed with nutrition and can be treated just like any other leafy greens!

My favourite way to prepare them is by giving them a good wash, then sautéing them in a bit of olive oil, garlic powder, and salt for a few minutes until wilted.

These sautéed radish greens make another perfect side dish!

Cooked radish greens in a small white bowl

Storage & Reheating Notes

These roasted radishes will store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

You can reheat them in the oven, stovetop, or the microwave. Or, you can repurpose leftovers in another dish.

For instance you can add leftover radishes to:

These easy roasted radishes an awesome component to your weekly meal prep, to mix and match in unique ways!

What To Pair With Roasted Radishes

Roasted radishes can be enjoyed as a standalone side dish, alongside your favourite protein and grain. I love pairing them with baked salmon, sautéed shrimp, farro, or quinoa!

You could also serve these radishes as an alternative to roasted potatoes – say with an egg frittata or tofu scramble for breakfast.

Oven-roasted red radishes in a white bowl with chopped parsley

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Get the Recipe: Juicy, Nutritious Oven-Roasted Radishes

Oven-roasted radishes are an absolute game-changer. If you don’t love raw radishes, you may be surprised at how sweet and juicy these taste! This simple recipe is the perfect veggie side dish, or a colourful addition to any grain bowl or salad. 
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Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of radishes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tsps garlic powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Remove radishes from stems and set aside the radish greens. Wash radishes well and pat dry.
  • Cut radishes into quarters; add to a large mixing bowl and toss with olive oil, garlic powder, and salt.
  • Spread the radishes over a lined baking sheet, then roast for approximately 15-20 minutes, until tender (you should be able to easily poke them with a fork).
  • Enjoy hot as a side dish to your favorite protein or in a grain bowl.

Notes

*While radishes cook, saute the greens to ensure they don’t go to waste! Simply wash them well and saute with a bit of olive oil, garlic powder, and salt before adding them as a side dish.
*Leftovers will keep 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave, stovetop, or oven.

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