Radish description

What are radishes as food?


Radishes are the edible root of the plant of the same name (Rhapanus sativus). Radishes are vegetables.

Radishes are similar to carrots, but they are usually more rounded and pointed.

They belong to the Cruciferous family, also called winter vegetables, to which plants as important in food as cabbages, broccoli, turnips, or arugula belong. All of them share a very characteristic spicy flavor.

They are a red or deep pink outside and white inside. Others are light yellow.

They taste bland and tasteless. The radishes have a pungent flavor.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

18 March, 2022

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