Radish

Radishes come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes--round, egg-shaped, carrot-shaped, and colors--red, purple, pink, yellow, white. With a vast array of varieties, radishes are available year-round. Radishes have a crisp texture and a refreshing, pungent taste that is slightly peppery or spicy. Radishes are most commonly eaten raw, though some varieties are cultivated for their seeds. Though the most common culinary use is in salads, radishes are often pickled in Asian cuisine and cooked in European cuisine. Radishes are low in calories and are an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and folic acid.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup, raw, sliced (116g)
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 19
  • Calories from fat: 0
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 45mg
  • Total Carbs: 4g
    • Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 0%
  • Vitamin C: 29%
  • Calcium: 3%
  • Iron: 2%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Year round

Also Known As

  • European radishes
  • spring radishes
  • winter radishes

Refrigerate, up to about 1 week

 

  • April Cross
  • Cherry Belle
  • Daikon
  • French Breakfast

Recipes

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