Colourful Radish and Avocado Salad

by Cookie
radish avocado salad

This Radish Avocado salad is very versatile as you can personalize it your way. Adding raw veggies and greenies to your salads or dishes bring an amazing texture, bright colours, amazing fresh tastes and healthiness. 

Radish is always remembering me of summer. A crunchy and crispy texture, very refreshing, healthy, and colourful. I adore this simple, yet flavorful salad served alongside any cooked meat. This is one of our favourites radish salad that I use to make in many variations. Sometimes, I add some plain yoghurt to make it more creamy and tasty, but sometimes I want it raw, healthy, and crunchy.    

Radish and Avocado Salad

Radish and avocado salad is a burst of fresh and vibrant flavours – made only with few ingredients. This tangy, crispy, and fresh salad pair with any meal. We all like to eat radish as it is, but added to any kind of salads it even gets better. The fresh taste and the aroma in your mouth worth trying this easy salad.

This salad tastes even more refreshing when I add green basil and one hot chilli pepper. The taste really changes as it adds more flavours and aromas.

This super delicious and easy salad, with raw radishes and fresh avocado, is simply a must-try. This salad recipe as if nicely and perfectly balances the tastes and aromas. A bowl with healthiness.

Radish and Avocado Salad

Is radish healthy?

Radish is a healthy veggie that contains lots of health benefits and vitamins. The little chilliness of the radish confers it a lot of Vitamin C that is very important to our immune system. Eating raw radish plays a key role in our healthy body as it is packed with vitamin E, A, C, B6, lots of antioxidants, zinc, potassium, and other good benefits. All these health benefits play an important role to keep our body in good working conditions. 

So, in conclusion, I can easily say that radish is a super veggie that must be introduced in our menu.  

Radish and Avocado Salad

Can you eat radish leaves in a salad?

Some years ago I was throwing the radish leaves as I thought that they were bitter and unhealthy. Since I got addicted to James Oliver’s kitchen I understood that the radish leaves are also healthy and can be easily used in the salads. The greens have a nice flavour and can be healthily used, but you should pay attention to their freshness. In case they look wilted and unfresh throw them in the compost. 

How to make radish avocado salad?

Radish and Avocado SaladMaking a radish avocado salad is a simple pleasure. I eat at least 3 radishes while I cut them for the salad. I adore that barely chilli bites from the radishes that nicely combines with other ingredients. 

The ingredients:

  • 15 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, finely cut
  • Fresh basil
  • Cilantro leaves
  • ¼ fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Italian herbs

Radish and Avocado Salad

First, start to wash all the veggies and add them to the salad spinner. However, wipe with some kitchen towel the radishes. Start thinly slicing the radishes. Chop the basil and cilantro and set aside. Take a bowl and start combining all the ingredients. Add the sliced radishes, the onion, the basil, jalapeno, and pour some lime juice, olive oil and season with herbs and salt. Arrange the finely sliced avocados on a platter next to the radish salad. Drizzle some olive oil from a high over the plate. Top some cilantro leaves and serve immediately. Simple, and delicious with just a few ingredients you can create something unbelievably tasty in your kitchen.  

Radish and Avocado Salad

Serve this best fresh and bright colourful salad alongside to:

Broccoli Potatoe Casserole

Easy Vegetarian Tacos

Slow-braised Pork Shoulder

Vegetarian Quiche

Homemade Meatloaf

Can you make radish salad ahead?

This salad has a big advantage as it can be easily made ahead. All the ingredients can be chopped and sliced some hours ahead and stored in the fridge. However, you will toss the lime juice and olive oil, as well as seasoning upon assembling the salad just before you want to serve it. Otherwise, you will get soggy and untasty radishes. 

Radish Avocado Salad

Recipe tips: 

  • Try to use small to medium size red radishes as they are chillier and crunchier.
  • Use different ingredients to personalize it. Beetroot, cheese, cucumbers, chickpeas, and other ingredients can make your radish salad heartier, satisfying, and tasty. 
  • The dressing can also vary. Use plain yoghurt or sour cream to make this salad taste creamier.
  • Easily store the chopped ingredients without dressing them to avoid soggy radishes.
  • Radishes are a super healthy veggie, so try to eat it as often as you can.

A cheap salad doesn’t mean an unhealthy or untasty one. On the contrary, a cheap salad can take your dish to the next level. Radish and avocado salad is a colourful and extremely flavorful salad to serve next to anything.

Radish and Avocado Salad
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Colourful Radish and Avocado Salad

This Radish Avocado salad is very versatile as you can personalize it your way. Adding raw veggies and greenies to your salads or dishes bring an amazing texture, bright colours, amazing fresh tastes and healthiness.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: radish avocado salad, radish salad, radish salad recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Cookie

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • salad spinner

Ingredients

  • 15 radishes
  • 3 avocados
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • basil
  • cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 lime juice
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • Italian herbs
  • sea salt

Instructions

  • Wash the ingredients. Thinly slice the radishes, and chop the rest of the ingredients.
  • In a bowl, combine the radish, red onion, jalapeno, basil, and coat all the ingredients with the lime juice and olive oil.
  • Season with salt and Italian herbs.
  • Cut the avocado slices and arrange them on a platter next to the radish salad. Drizzle some olive oil from a high and top some cilantro leaves.
  • Serve immediately.

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