Radishes are really healthy, loaded full of vitamins A, C, E, B6, potassium, and other minerals. They can give your whole body an immunity boost. Mooli, present in radishes, is also high on antioxidants and anthocyanins, which means that it's quite good for your heart as well.
Use this recipe for tacos or chips, on your protein or as a refreshing addition to any salad.
4 radishes, trimmed, finely chopped*
½ serrano chile or jalapeño, seeds removed if desired, finely chopped
2 spring onions or 4 scallions, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup fresh cilantro leaves with tender stems, divided
2 Tbsp lemon/lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/4 tsp salt
NOTES * Use a food processor to chop the radishes in order to expedite your prep time. Take care not to over chop.
Prepare the salsa ingredients and place them in a medium-sized bowl. Mix until evenly combined.
Store in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.
Note: the salsa tastes best if sits 1-2 hours before serving, so that the flavors can combine. Cucumbers, bell peppers, mangoes, red onion, and avocado are great additions to this recipe.