Lemony radish & fennel salad

Lemony radish & fennel salad

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Prep: 10 mins


Serves 4
This salad makes use of the unique flavours of radishes and their leaves

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal140
  • fat14g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.06g


  • 2 bunches leafy breakfast radishes



    The root of a member of the mustard family, radishes have a peppery flavour and a crisp, crunchy…

  • 1 unwaxed lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 2 shallots, finely sliced into rings



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 2 fennel bulbs
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
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    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…


  1. Separate the leaves from the radishes, wash and dry them, then set aside. Finely grate the zest of half the lemon, then juice all of it. Tip the zest into a salad bowl and toss through the shallots. Leave to macerate while you prepare the rest of the salad.

  2. Trim the fennel and slice it as finely as possible, then quarter the radishes. Just before serving, toss all the ingredients, including the radish leaves, with the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper, then serve. This salad is great with grilled fish or chicken.

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23rd Jan, 2012
so refreshing!
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