Roasted Red Radishes with Salt and Pepper

Roasted Red Radishes
Roasted Red Radishes

As a general rule I am not too fond of radishes of any variety; I find the taste too strong. However, ever since I saw Dimple Makani’s post on Roasted Radishes in Brown Butter Sauce, I have been wanting to try this simple yet oh-so-appealing dish. And try them I did this past week. Now I am in love with this dish. 🙂

While Dimple has a more decadent version that uses a Brown Butter Sauce, I made a simpler version that uses just salt and pepper for seasoning.

Do visit Dimple’s blog at https://shivaaydelights.wordpress.com for more delicious recipes!

Serves: 2

Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  1. Red Radishes – 8
  2. Olive Oil – 3 tbsp
  3. Salt – 1/2 tsp + To Taste
  4. Pepper to Taste

Method

  1. Cut the tops of the radishes.
  2. Cut each red radish in 1/2.
  3. Mix 1/2 tsp salt in oil oil.
  4. Add the radish pieces into the oil.
  5. Toss till the pieces are well-coated.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Pre-heat an oven to 150ºC.
  8. Line a baking tray with foil.
  9. Place the baby radish pieces cut face-down on the lined tray.
  10. Drizzle all the oil over the radish pieces.
  11. Bake for about 10 minutes.
  12. Take the tray out and flip the radish pieces so that the cut side now faces up.
  13. Bake for about 5 minutes or till the edges turn brown and the pieces are tender.
  14. Place the roasted radish pieces in a bowl.
  15. Drizzle the oil from the baking tray over the pieces.
  16. Sprinkle some freshly ground pepper powder over the radish pieces.
  17. Serve warm.

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