Spicy Radish Relish

From Milkweed Diaries

Makes about 1 1/2 quarts


  • 20 medium-sized radishes or 4-5 watermelon radishes
  • 1-3 inches fresh ginger root
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp whole mustard seeds
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • A few grinds of fresh pepper
  • 4 Tbs honey


  1. Wash and shred radishes – either with a hand grater or in the food processor – and put them in a bowl. Grind some pepper onto the radishes.
  2. Grate ginger finely and press garlic with a garlic press.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, water, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, and honey; bring to a boil.
  4. Pour the hot liquid over the radishes. Cover and refrigerate. Let the flavors mingle and mellow at least overnight before using.