Articles with 'daikon root'

Caramelized Roots


  • 3-4 carrots, washed and chopped into thick diagonals
  • 2-3 parsnips, washed and chopped into thick diagonals
  • 1 daikon root, washed and cut into thick chunks
  • 1-2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, minced
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Place chopped roots into a large bowl and coat evenly with olive oil.
  3. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Place roots into a 9×12 baking pan and cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  5. Roast roots, covered, for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Uncover and continue roasting 25-30 minutes or until roots caramelize (brown or lightly blacken).
  7. Use as a side dish and garnish with minced parsley.
(9 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Marinated Daikon & Carrot Salad with Spring Snow Pea Shoots



  • 1 medium sized daikon root, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp.  maple syrup or local honey
  • 1 tsp. ginger juice (freshly grated ginger squeezed)
  • 2-3 pinches sea salt
  • ¼ cup snow pea shoots
  • 1 tsp. black sesame seeds, toasted

Put daikon and carrot matchsticks into a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl whisk sesame oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, ginger juice and sea salt. Pour dressing on top of vegetables and marinate thirty minutes or longer, tossing one or two times. Add snow pea shoots and black sesame seeds. Toss once more and serve.

(4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)