Watermelon Radish Sandwich

Watermelon Radish Sandwich

Watermelon radish, has a brilliant fuschia on the inside. Unusually mild, heart-shaped slices are big enough to make one lovely and delicious sandwich.

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I never knew what a watermelon radish was until recently.  I was at a farmers market and saw this turnip looking root vegetable.  There aren’t very many vegetables that I am not familiar with, but this was a new one for me.  I thought it was a reddish turnip and almost passed it by.  The sign said watermelon radish – grown on our farm.  I knew I had to have one.  This radish was huge, fully 4 inches across.  WOW, I love radishes and hoped it would be mild, sweet, and crunchy.  It did not disappoint.  

What Are The Fixins For A Radish Sandwich?

Have you ever had a radish sandwich?  No!  Than you are in for a treat.  If you can’t find this beauty of a watermelon radish, go ahead and buy the small variety of radish.  The giant radish is a little milder and sweeter, but otherwise very similar.  

Growing up,  radishes, sliced very thin, and served on a piece of buttered toast for breakfast was a favorite.  In early spring the first radishes from our garden were oh so good.  Us kids (there were 10 of us) would fight over the radishes.  It was always a contest to slice them extra thin so it looked like you had more than your share.  

For your radish sandwich,  a buttered and toasted baguette is the bread.  Add some homegrown broccoli sprouts or microgreens, and top with a boiled egg for protein.  A sprinkle of salt and some everything bagel seasoninging .  That’s it your beautiful and tasty watermelon radish sandwich is ready to enjoy.  YUM!  

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watermelon radish sandwich

Watermelon Radish Sandwich

Watermelon radishes are a brilliant fuschia on the inside. Unusually mild, heart-shaped slices are big enough to make one lovely and delicious sandwich.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: watermelon radish
Servings: 2
Calories: 253kcal

Equipment

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Ingredients

  • ½ baguette lightly toasted 10 inch total length
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 slices watermelon radish 4-inch diameter
  • ½ cup microgreens
  • 1 egg sliced
  • ½ tsp everything bagel seasoning
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Cut the baguette into two 5-inch pieces and butter.
  • Add the microgreens and a radish slice.
    watermelon radish
  • Top with half of the egg.
  • Season with salt and everything bagel topping.
  • Share your heart-shaped radish sandwich with someone you love.
    watermelon radish sandwich

Notes

If you have smaller radishes slice them and use enough to cover the baguette

Nutrition

Serving: 1baguette piece | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 465mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 294IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg
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