15 Ravishing Plant-Based Radish Recipes

February 29, 2024

Radishes can be an excellent addition to salads and Buddha bowls, adding a cool crunch, and bite. That said, unless you are someone who just loves chomping down on a fresh radish, some folks can feel a little stumped as to what to do with a big bunch of them.

Though these little root veggies work well in cold dishes, they can also add so much to pizzas, pickles, and roasted root veg platters.

Take a look at this list of OGP recipes that rave about radishes and give lots of ideas and inspiration for how to use them in your lunches and dinners.

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1. Crispy Salad with Couscous and Seeds

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Crispy Salad with Couscous and Seeds by Lenia & Dimitra


This by is light, aromatic, and nutritious! It’s so easy to prepare and will be a crowd favorite!

2. Asparagus Almond Crostini With Fennel Frond Gremolata

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Asparagus Almond Crostini With Fennel Frond Gremolata by Courtney West


Fennel takes on such an amazing flavor when roasted as the licorice flavors mellow and caramelize. For these crostini, pair them with spicy radishes and earthy asparagus to create a tangle of roasted veggie goodness. For some different textures, throw some almonds in the mix for a bit of crunch. To create a bit of contrast and be mindful about reducing waste, make fresh gremolata out of fennel fronds, lemon zest, and garlic to top the crostini. If you don’t have any bread, you can serve this by with some greens or your favorite cooked grain and it will still be delicious.

3. Salad with Beetroot Burger Patties

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Salad with Beetroot Burger Patties by Alchemy Eats


This by is a light and healthy summer salad with delicious homemade beetroot burger patties. Mixed with black beans, oats, and a few spices they make a great low ingredient but easy-to-make burger patty recipe. The best part about the burger patties is that you can change the flavor to suit your taste!

4. Winter Avocado Toast With Cheezy Pumpkin Seed Sprinkle

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Winter Avocado Toast With Cheezy Pumpkin Seed Sprinkle by Courtney West


You could easily slap avocado on some toast, give it a sprinkle of salt, and be on your way. But, it’s nice to make something as seemingly mundane as toast a little special with this by . Not only will the watermelon radishes provide a little brightness during your day, but they have such a sweet flavor—perfect for the morning. Cilantro made the cut for its brightness and wonderful blood-cleansing properties. Everything is topped off by a cheezy toasted pepita sprinkle that is delicious on pretty much anything you add it to, except for maybe ice cream.

5. Quick-Pickled Sweet ‘N’ Spicy Radish Pods

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Quick-Pickled Sweet ‘N’ Spicy Radish Pods by Linda Ly


Unless you grow your own radish plants at home, you’ve likely never seen the long, thin seed pods that emerge once they start flowering. All radish plants produce edible seed pods! Pick them while they’re green and fresh (because in a few weeks, they’ll dry out and turn into actual seeds). The crunchy, peppery pods taste like a concentrated radish and can be made into this by . When radish pods are pickled, the sweet and tangy brine mellows out their spice somewhat and turns the radish pods into a zesty topping for sandwiches and tacos!

6. Garbanzo Salad

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Garbanzo Salad by Lena Novak


This with Veggies & Cashew Mayo by is a wonderful and easy-to-make substitute for tuna salad. It is a great meal for lunch or dinner that is not only delicious, but also high in protein, antioxidants, and other nutrients.

7. West Coast Kale Salad

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West Coast Kale Salad by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler


This by is not only super delicious and satisfying it also comes with many health benefits. Loaded with vitamins and minerals, eating this green beauty helps you fight cancer, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases, and even slows down aging. With all these good things, let’s make some salad for dinner tonight!

8. Vegan Pepperoni Pan Pizza

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Vegan Pepperoni Pan Pizza by George Lee


Try this no-knead, fool-proof pan pizza topped with daikon radish “pepperoni,” homemade vegan mozzarella, and a simple yet delicious tomato sauce. This by is so good and such a crowd-pleaser!

9. Indian Style Radish – Coconut Stew

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Indian Style Radish – Coconut Stew by Anna Sue


Have a go at making this simple and quick by . Radishes are often served as a side dish. But why not make ‘em the star of the show? They’re healthy and tasty, and look at them blushing beauties!? This easy weeknight Indian Style Radish – Coconut Stew uses radishes creatively and deliciously.

10. Summer Daikon Rolls with Avocado and Micro Greens

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Summer Daikon Rolls with Avocado and Micro Greens by Jean-Christian Jury


Spicy daikon radish stands in for rice paper wraps in this recipe for by . Crisp, thinly sliced daikon is stuffed with shiso (a Japanese herb that tastes similar to basil), cucumber, avocado, sprouts, and mint. Then, it’s drizzled with an umami sauce before being rolled up and garnished with black sesame seeds and a touch of yuzu citrus fruit juice.

11. Chickpea Crepes with Three Toppings

Chickpea Crepes with Three Toppings by Lydia Filgueras


These by (better known as besan pudas) are vegan, grain, and gluten-free. They will be teamed up with three delicious toppings: cashew cheese, radish raita, and a pomegranate mint chutney. So good!

12. 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce

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15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce by 15 Minute Vegan


People often consider tempura a difficult dish to create. However, it is incredibly easy with just a few simple ingredients required. The trick to creating the perfect light yet crispy batter is using sparkling, carbonated ice cold water. Use vegetables that need minimal preparation, such as button mushrooms and broccoli, to save time in this recipe for by .

13. Fattoush Salad

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Fattoush Salad by Simona Malerba


This by is a simple but tasty salad that is very likely to become a staple in your house. It is full of fragrant, fresh, and tasty Middle Eastern ingredients and flavors!

14. Strawberry and Radish Salad with Green Superfood Dressing

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Strawberry and Radish Salad with Green Superfood Dressing by Olivia Budgen


This by is so much fun to make and full of amazing textures. A bed of greens is topped with crunchy pink radish, sweet strawberries and tomatoes, flavorful sauerkraut, and a handful of activated walnuts. The dressing is oh-so-creamy and mouthwatering using cashews as the base. What exactly makes this a superfood dressing and gives it its beautiful unique color? The epic spirulina!

15. Chive Mustard Roasted Radishes

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Chive Mustard Roasted Radishes by Noming Thru Life


Try this recipe for by Caramelized red radishes in a buttery sauce make this a savory side that pairs well with anything.

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