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Daikon Radish Slaw

Daikon Radish Slaw 4.000
CSA Chronicles Oct 22, 2008

This slaw has a wonderful surprise. It looks mild, at first bite it tastes mild, and then the radish kicks in with a peppery flavor. It takes only minutes to throw together and would be a good accompaniment to grilled or roasted fish, seafood or even a chicken sandwich.

The salad is best served within an hour or two of when it is made; the grated radish will begin to lose its crunch after that.


Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound daikon radish, trimmed, peeled and grated using the large holes of a box grater (2 1/2 cups total)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream (do not use nonfat)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, plus more as needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more as needed
  • 2 tablespoons snipped or chopped chives

Directions

Combine the grated radish, sour cream, sugar, salt and chives in a mixing bowl; mix well to incorporate and coat the vegetable.

Taste and adjust sugar or salt as needed. Serve immediately or within 2 hours.


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From In Season columnist Stephanie Witt Sedgwick.

Tested by Stephanie Witt Sedgwick.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 44


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 2g 3%

Saturated Fat: 1g 5%

Cholesterol: 6mg 2%

Sodium: 166mg 7%

Total Carbohydrates: 6g 2%

Dietary Fiber: 2g 8%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 1g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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