Give Now

Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Radish and Butter Baguettes

Run your stale baguettes briefly under running water, pop them into a very hot oven for 5-8 minutes, and they'll taste freshly baked!

A drizzle of extra virgin olive oil gives this simple, open-face sandwich an appealing shine.

Spring will be here before you know it, and radishes are one of the first crops from the garden.
This recipe is a spin-off of the classic French way to enjoy radishes.
I love to serve these with fresh salad greens, such as arugula from Good Life Farms.

Radish and Butter Baguettes

Ingredients

  • 1 standard-size baguette
  • 4-6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¼ C fresh garden herbs such as chives or tarragon
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons flaky sea salt
  • 2 bunches radishes, trimmed, washed, and thinly sliced
  • 1 small handful arugula
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut baguette into fourths, crosswise, then cut segments in half.
  2. Mix soft butter with herbs and lemon zest, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spread each piece with approximately ½ Tablespoon of butter.
  4. Top with radish slices.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Garnish with arugula.
https://indianapublicmedia.org/eartheats/radish-butter-baguettes/

Chef Daniel Orr

Chef Daniel Orr is the owner of FARMbloomington and the author of several cookbooks. He draws from a lifelong curiosity about individual ingredients combined with extensive training in the art of finding food’s true essence and flavor. The result is simple, yet sophisticated; the best of American food tempered by classic European training.

View all posts by this author »

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Earth Eats:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Earth Eats

Search Earth Eats

Earth Eats on Twitter

Earth Eats on Flickr

Harvest Public Media