Radish Chopped Salad Recipe

This chopped salad recipe features a homemade blue cheese dressing that pairs perfectly with spicy radishes and crisp romaine lettuce.

Chopped salad recipe | Radish salad

Radishes and blue cheese are a popular combination, and after trying them together it’s no wonder. The refreshing bite of radishes is perfect against pungent blue cheese. Here we’ve combined them into this delicious chopped salad that’s a must try recipe! The blue cheese is the star here: it’s used as a topping on the salad and is also the star of our insanely good homemade blue cheese dressing. If you’re a blue cheese lover, this is the green salad for you.

Chopped Salad Recipe | Radish salad

What’s in this radish chopped salad recipe?

This chopped salad recipe is one of our favorite salad recipes because it’s so versatile! It pairs perfectly with anything from Margherita pizza to a BBQ Sandwich. What are all the secrets to this tasty side dish? Here’s what’s inside:

  • Romaine & green cabbage: The body of this salad is a mix of both green cabbage and romaine lettuce, which makes for contrasting flavors and textures!
  • Sliced radishes: Radishes add a crunch and peppery nuance.
  • Blue cheese crumbles: Blue cheese bring a pungent richness to every bite.
  • Homemade blue cheese dressing: It’s all held together by this creamy homemade dressing, which perfectly complements the ingredients.
Blue cheese dressing

Making this blue cheese dressing

Few people think to make homemade blue cheese dressing because they assume it’s tough to perfect. We’ve found the complete opposite to be true—blue cheese dressing couldn’t be easier to make! Here are the basic steps for how to make the dressing:

  • Mash up a handful of blue cheese with apple cider vinegar to make a creamy paste.
  • Whisk in yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper until a creamy dressing forms.
  • Stir in another handful of blue cheese crumbles to make for a chunky texture.

You may have some of the blue cheese dressing left over after making this chopped salad recipe, but leftovers stay good for up to a week in the fridge. You can re-purpose this dressing as a dip for veggie sticks, drizzle it onto pizza, use it as a dressing for potato salad or egg salad, and more! However you eat it, it’s bound to impress.

Related: 10 Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Pouring dressing onto salad

A few favorite ways to use radishes!

Do you love radishes? Here are a few more easy radish recipes to use up the bunch:

  • Roasted Radishes Throw radishes into a hot oven in this unique easy side dish recipe: they come out vibrant and juicy, with a sweet, mild flavor!
  • Radish Toasts This radish toast recipe is a simple, yet elegant breakfast or brunch option that takes just 5 minutes to make.
  • Radishes with Butter and Salt Here’s a traditional elegant French snack: radishes with butter and salt. Use the highest quality butter and sea salt to make the radishes shine!
Radish salad with blue cheese dressing | Chopped salad recipe

This radish chopped salad recipe is…

Vegetarian and gluten-free.

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Chopped salad recipe | Radish salad

Radish Chopped Salad Recipe


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  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This chopped salad recipe features a homemade blue cheese dressing that pairs perfectly with spicy radishes and crisp romaine lettuce.


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Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Chop the cabbage and the romaine lettuce into bite-sized pieces. Slice the radishes.
  2. Make the Blue Cheese Dressing.
  3. Toss the vegetables the desired amount of dressing. To serve, top with additional blue cheese crumbles and fresh ground pepper.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: chopped salad recipe, chopped salad, radish salad, blue cheese dressing, homemade salad dressing

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

3 Comments

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    Dee
    May 9, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    That looks delicious! I love the colors in this salad, definitely something I need to try :)

  • Reply
    Kerri
    May 10, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    These recipes looks fantastic!

  • Reply
    Dani
    May 12, 2011 at 10:56 am

    That looks great! I have the Martha Stewart Radish Butter on the menu for next week, will try it on some whole grain bread, can´t wait!

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