Braised Radishes

Braised Radishes

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size 3/4 cup


4 bunches of radishes (30 to 36 radishes)
1⁄2 cup water
2 Tablespoons sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon salt


  1. Wash radishes and remove stems and roots.  Cut in half or quarters.
  2. In a medium saucepan or skillet, bring water, sugar and salt to a boil.
  3. Add radishes and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until radishes are tender and can be pierced with a fork, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Uncover and cook until liquid reduces to make a shiny glaze. Serve warm.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Radishes are also tasty in a stir-fry or green salad.