Radish Sandwiches with Cress Butter

This is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh spring radishes.


Recipe: Radish Sandwiches with Cress ButterYou can find Easter Egg radishes in pretty pink, purple, and white hues at the market in April and May, but any small, thin-skinned variety will do.

Serves: 4
Prep: 10min
Total: 10 min


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup loosely packed watercress sprigs, tough stems discarded
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 8 slices baguette
  • 8 large easter egg or other radishes, thinly sliced

1. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the butter, cheese, watercress, and salt.

2. Pulse until blended into a paste. Spread bread slices with cress butter.

3.Top with radish slices and sprinkle with salt.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     267.3 cal
Fat     15.6 g
Saturated fat     10.1 g
Cholesterol     41.3 mg
Sodium     465.2 mg
Carbohydrates     24.3
Total sugars     0.7 g
Dietary fiber     2.2 g
Protein     7.2 g

Courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

Photo: Antonis Achilleos