Roasted radishes with raisins

Roasted radishes with raisins: When I first planted a tiny vegetable garden in my very first home, I planted radishes. A lot of them! I didn’t really understand much about planting vegetables and was really surprised to see how successful I had been in growing radishes. Very successful! In fact, the whole packet of seed sort of ‘successful’.

Sadly, no one in the house really liked radishes much and I never had the will to find out what else I could do with them other than slice them into a salad. That is, until NOW!

Radishes are fast becoming a favourite. Quick to grow and slow to cook, roasted radishes with raisins will add colour and flavor to your next meal and they are equally delicious served chilled too.

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Since radishes have a peppery flavor, they are perfectly paired with something sweet like raisins or other dried fruits like cranberries and dates.

Roasted radishes with raisins

  • 500 g radishes, diced to equal size
  • 250 g raisins
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, crushed and finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons clear honey
  1. Preheat the oven to 185 C / 370 F.
  2. Toss the diced radishes and raisins together with the olive oil, salt and garlic powder.
  3. Place the radishes in a baking dish and place in the centre of the oven, uncovered for 1 hour.
  4. After 1 hour, turn the radishes over with a spoon and place back into the oven for a further 30 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  5. Remove from the oven, drizzle with the honey and turn the radishes over with a spoon to distribute the honey.
  6. Serve hot or chilled.
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