Carrot and White Radish Salad

A little side dish to go with tonight’s dinner, this Carrot and White Radish Salad might be a new potluck favorite.  We had a few turnips from last week that needed to be used up, so I peeled and chopped up 6 small radishes into half moons and cut 2 carrots into matchsticks.  A tablespoon of sunflower seeds, a small splash of olive oil and a larger splash of lemon juice, some salt and pepper and then a bit of tahini to round it all out and a nice little side dish was created.  Give it a shot!  The earthiness of the radishes with the tang of lemon juice, sweetness of the carrots and richness of tahini were an excellent combination.


5 Comments on “Carrot and White Radish Salad”

  1. Jacilyn says:

    This looks delicious!

  2. Daisy Mae says:

    Is it turnips or radishes with the carrots? You refer to both.

  3. tinaspins says:

    Urm…good question! Checking on last week’s receipt they are RADISHES! Updating the post!

    • Daisy Mae says:

      OK – radishes. That does sound yummy then. I was having a bit of trouble with the thought of raw turnips.
      (And you still refer to turnips in the 2nd sentence of your post).

  4. Daisy Mae says:

    Today I was at the Farmers Market. One of the vendors had “Summer Turnips” – which looked like slightly large white radishes. The farmer told me to either slice them up in salad or to roast them. So maybe I will try your carrot and radish salad as a turnip and carrot salad!

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