Roasted Watermelon Radish

Roasted Watermelon Radish
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Watermelon Radishes

Author: Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska

Sweet & Simple Snack or Side dish

This recipe is kid-approved!  With a USDA grant, Buy Fresh Buy Local brought samples of this recipe to schools in Lincoln to get the input of students and more than 80% said they liked it or loved it.  After students tried the recipe, they picked up locally grown produce to make it at home! 


  • 1 lb watermelon radishes (or any type of radish)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Cut radishes into wedges.
  2. Mix radishes with 2 tbsp olive oil and put in a 2 quart baking dish
  3. Roast the radishes in a 375-degree preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until fork tender, about one hour. Place sweet potato chips in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  4. Drizzle the remaining 1 tbsp of oil and sprinkle with sea salt.
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