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Radish Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette (with Video!)

I was inspired to make this recipe when I discovered some gorgeous radishes at my local farmers market. This simple salad is perfect for a quick summer lunch.

2 bunches of radishes (see note)
cup of sliced Spring onions
3-4 hard-boiled eggs
Lemon
Parsley
1 teaspoon of mustard
Salt and pepper
Olive Oil

Note: The proper storage of radishes can really make a difference. Radishes will keep for a while, but you need to wash them, trim off their tops, and then store them in water in the refrigerator.

1. Begin by prepping the dressing. Squeeze the lemon juice into a large measuring cup or bowl. Add the spring onions and mustard. Whisk in olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste.
2. Slice the radishes into rounds (about 1 cups of sliced radishes to serve 4)
3. Cut the hard boiled eggs into quarters
4. Place the parsley on a serving platter as the base of the salad. Compose the radishes and hard-boiled eggs on top of the parsley. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.
5. Serve with some fresh butter and bread for a fabulous farm-style lunch.

 

Jen Dalton is an organic home cook and slow food organizer who uses fresh local ingredients. This summer she is partnering with Care2.com and LocalHarvest.org to promote the “Love Your Farmer’s Market” contest. Jen’s 7 episode cooking show will raise awareness of local foods and community farmers markets. Be sure to visit the Love Your Farmers Market contest website to vote for your favorite market:

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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4:26AM PDT on Apr 25, 2013

Thanks

8:43PM PDT on Apr 6, 2013

Love Farmer's Markets and most certainly lovely zesty radishes! Also wonderful thinly sliced sliced in a whole grain sandwich as well (so is cucumber).

6:05PM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

Interesting. I think I like the radish Tea Sandwich idea better though.

9:04AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

8:50AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

I have to try the mustard vinaigrette. Thanks.

8:32AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

thanks

7:55AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

I love radishes, nice to know of a new way to prepare them, sounds yummy! Thanks!

12:26AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

I don't like radishes - but this recipe really looks good. I may have to give it a try! Thanks!

7:15AM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Yum!

1:21AM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Thanks.

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