radishes

Radishes: The radish is an edible root vegetable of the Brassicaceae family that was domesticated in Europe in pre-Roman times. Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable. 1 radish = 1 calorie.

 

 

 

Quick and Fresh Radish Recipe

Roasted Radishes and Carrots
Ingredients

1 bunch small to medium radishes, about 12
12 baby carrots
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Lemon half

Directions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Place the radishes and carrots on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, thyme, salt, and pepper. Roast until tender yet firm in the center, about 20 minutes. Squeeze with a little lemon juice and serve.

Recipe courtesy Melissa d’Arabian

Rutabaga: The rutabaga, swede, turnip, yellow turnip, or neep is a root vegetable that originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip. 1 rutabaga = 145 calories.rutabaga

roasted_rutabagaRoasted Rutabaga

DirectionsToss 1 large peeled and cubed rutabaga with 3 tablespoons olive oil, and salt and pepper on a baking sheet. Roast at 425 degrees F until golden and soft, 40 minutes. Toss with 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar and chopped parsley.

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