Are radish greens edible?

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  1. terri46355

    terri46355 Well-Known Member

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    I just thinned my radishes. I love to boil and eat the beet thinnings and know that turnip greens are good, so I was wondering if you can eat the radish greens the same way.
     
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  3. Dahc

    Dahc Don't Tase me, bro!?!

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    and they're not that bad either.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

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    As a cooked green they're pretty good mixed with others greens.

    Cooked radish roots are good too in stirfrys.

    .....Alan.
     
  5. Kee Wan

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    they sell raddish sprouts in the store - i'd be surprised if you couldn't eat the greens.....
     
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    Look under the Cook & Craft section for the thread called "What to do with a radish?" It has some great ideas & recipes. Yummy!
     
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    Maybe cooked they're OK. I read in Carla's book that you could eat the greens, so last night when I was picking some leaf lettuce, swiss chard, and spinach to make a salad, I nibbled on the radish greens to see if they would be good, too. No, not good. Definitely check out that radish thread on Cooking & Crafts. I'm going to print that out and file it away. By the way, when DH asked me what was in the salad, I had to tell him "three different kinds of LETTUCE." If I told him it was spinach, he wouldn't have touched it.