Radish Salad with Lemongrass Dressing

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Preparation Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 Cost Per Serving $1.05
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10Radishes, thinly sliced
3 cupsAny Lettuce or Cabbage, shredded
¼ cupFresh Mint or any other Fresh Herbs, finely chopped
2 tbspLime Juice
1 tspHoney
1/2Red Thai Chili (optional), thinly sliced
1 1/2 tbspOlive Oil
1/2 tspSea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  1. Place lemon grass and lime juice in a small jar. Use a wooden spoon to crush to lemon grass slightly.
  2. Add honey, chili, mint, olive oil and salt and pepper. Shake well.
  3. Dress the radishes and lettuce and serve.


  • Radishes are part of the mustard family, and are rich in folate, Vitamin C and plant chemicals called anthocyanins. Folate is a B vitamin needed for healthy cell division, for cell growth and repair, and to make DNA. Low levels of folate in the blood are associated with a higher risk of colon cancer.
  • ​Both vitamin C and anthocyanins help boost the immune system. Anthocyanins are a type of antioxidant which may prevent heart disease. Anythocyanins may also help lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
  • Clean and Seperate. Wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds before handeling food. Also make sure to clean and sanitize any surfaces, dishes, utensils, pans and cooking equipment before and after you use them.