← Back to Search Results
Grated Daikon and Carrot Salad

Photo by: Joey DeLeo
Comments: 1
 

Recipe

The word daikon actually comes from two Japanese words, dai (large) and kon (root). And that’s just what it is. Daikon radish, a large white root vegetable, is often served grated in small quantities with Asian meals, since it’s considered a good digestive aid. I often combine it with one or two other vegetables—if one, that would be carrots, as presented here, and if two, I’ll also grate any broccoli stem I’ve saved in the fridge. It’s a refreshing little salad that goes with just about any kind of meal.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large daikon radish
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar or natural granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

1 Cut the daikon and carrots into chunks and grate in a food processor.

2 Transfer to a serving bowl, add the remaining ingredients, and toss together. Serve at once.

VARIATION:

Grate the daikon radish and carrot separately and put into two small serving bowls. Divide the remaining ingredients evenly between them. Serve side by side.


© 2008 Nava Atlas
 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is provided by the author.

Calories: 97
Total fat: 7 g
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sodium: 30 mg

 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
  • barcohen

    12.30.10 Flag comment

    I would love to try this recipe as well as the one with the broccoli stems since I am always looking for new ways to use those stems. I do have a question for Ms Atlas: why would you need to keep and serve the daikon and carrots separately?
    Many thanks.
    BC

 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
daves-dinners-a-fresh-approach-to-home-cooked-meals Dave's Dinners: A Fresh App...
by Dave Lieberman
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
cooking-with-too-hot-tamales Cooking with Too Hot Tamales
by Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger
in-the-kitchen-with-david In the Kitchen with David
by David Venable
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
the-asian-grandmothers-cookbook The Asian Grandmothers Cook...
by Patricia Tanumihardja
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?