Quick Pickled Radishes

This quick, easy pickling recipe is wonderful for radishes and other vegetables, like turnips.

Ingredients

  • 1   daikon radish (or 3 small turnips)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt

Directions

  1. Peel the radish (or turnips) with the Vegetable Peeler. Slice them with the Simple Slicer on the #1 setting, then place the slices in a medium bowl.

  2. Combine the vinegar, water, sugar, and salt in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring once during cook time, or until all the sugar is dissolved.

  3. Pour the hot liquid over the sliced radishes. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator until cold.

Yield:

  • 8  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 30 g, Total Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 30 mg, Total Carbohydrate 3 g, Sugars 1 g, Protein 2 g

Cook's Tips:

Daikon radishes are white, long radishes commonly used in Asian cuisine. Beside their mild taste and crisp texture, they're packed with nutrients. If you can’t find them at your local grocery store, try using white turnips.

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