Salad Series with Lemonette - Fresh Radish Salad
10 minutes radish salad complements any meal.
Radishes have been a popular vegetable since ancient times. They were mentioned in Chinese texts 4,000 years ago and were then cultivated during the Egyptian empire. They are easy to grow, come in a variety of different sizes, shapes, and colors, and have many health benefits.
Radishes have a large percentage of Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. They also many other vitamins and minerals such as potassium and folate. Historically they have been used for relieving congestion and for detox since they are a natural diuretic.
This easy radish salad with tomatoes and cucumbers has a refreshing clean taste, especially when using Spicy Basil dressing by Lemonette Dressings. The strong basil flavor in the dressing mixed with lemon complements the salad vegetables with a tiny kick. Basil has powerful anti-inflammatory effects which adds to the benefits of the radishes. The lemon in the dressing also provides a secondary dose of Vitamin C, so enjoy this quick salad and reap it's nutritional benefits.
4 Red or Easter Egg Radishes, thinly sliced
1 Large roma tomato
1/3 Large cucumber, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp sesame seeds
1/4 Cup Spicy Basil dressing by Lemonette
Mixed all ingredients and serve!
The next time you visit a farmers market, check out all of the different radish varieties and mix them together in the salad for a variety of tastes. Lemonette Dresssings, from Sherman Oaks, CA, is available on Treatmo. Lemonette uses all local ingredients and crafts the dressings in small batches. Learn more about Lemonette in their Treatmo storefront.
Lemonette Dressings: Spicy Basil