Radish Tzatziki

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 pint
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6 medium radishes, scrubbed and trimmed

2 garlic cloves, grated on a Microplane zester 

1 1/4 cups plain whole milk Greek yogurt (10 ounces) 

1 tablespoon good olive oil 

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 

1/4 cup minced scallions, white and green parts (2 scallions) 

2 1/2 tablespoons julienned fresh mint leaves 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 


  1. Grate the radishes on a box grater. Place the radishes in a paper towel and squeeze out the liquid. In a medium bowl, combine the radishes, garlic, yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, scallions, mint, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or for up to 12 hours.