Generally the radishes are eaten raw as snacks, sometimes with a little oil, salt and pepper, accompanied with other sauces.
Root globular red. The inner flesh is white. Slightly spicy flavor.
Family: root vegetables.
Scientific Family: Cruciferae.
Varieties: red date, Jolly, Long Red Murcia, Primo, Radish medium-long white tip.
Nutritional value: 20 calories per 100 grams.
Grams per serving: 250 grams.
Features / Benefits: The radish has antioxidant properties and, therefore, prevents premature aging. It also prevents constipation and strengthens the immune system.
Season: All year round (outdoors).
Plant Name: Rabanera.
Trivia: The radish comes from the Middle East, which has been cultivated for over two thousand years, but still very close to the ancestral type and often reverts to the primitive form of dried roots and chips.
Preparation and consumption: The radish is usually eaten raw in salads. It is common to use the radishes in the development of intensely flavored sauces, meats generally.
Also the leaves can be eaten as is done with spinach or prepare tea.