Radishes Roasted with Greens

Roasting makes everything sweeter. You can use both the greens and radish roots.


  • 3 bunches radishes small with greens attached
  • 2 T extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 T unsalted butter
  • 2 T fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper


Preheat the oven to 500°. Trim the radishes and wash the greens; pat dry.

In a large ovenproof skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the radishes, season with salt and pepper and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned in spots, about 2 minutes. Transfer the skillet to the oven and roast the radishes for 15 minutes, until crisp-tender.

Return the skillet to the burner and stir in the butter to coat the radishes. Add the radish greens and cook over moderate heat until they are wilted, about 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice and season with salt. Serve the radishes right away.

photos: CCF staff

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