Radish Sandwiches with Cress Butter

This is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh spring radishes.

April 30, 2013

You can find Easter Egg radishes in pretty pink, purple, and white hues at the market in April and May, but any small, thin-skinned variety will do.

Serves: 4
Prep: 10min
Total: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup loosely packed watercress sprigs, tough stems discarded
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 8 slices baguette
  • 8 large easter egg or other radishes, thinly sliced
     

Directions
1. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the butter, cheese, watercress, and salt.

2. Pulse until blended into a paste. Spread bread slices with cress butter.

3.Top with radish slices and sprinkle with salt.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     267.3 cal
Fat     15.6 g
Saturated fat     10.1 g
Cholesterol     41.3 mg
Sodium     465.2 mg
Carbohydrates     24.3
Total sugars     0.7 g
Dietary fiber     2.2 g
Protein     7.2 g

Courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

Photo: Antonis Achilleos

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