Recette printanière aux radis roses et son pesto de fanes - Epycure

RECETTES Spring recipe with pink radishes and top pesto

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It's a small, light dish that can be prepared with all kinds of pasta: spirals, shells, macaroni. An idea: pesto can also be prepared on its own, and served with breadsticks.

Ingredients (for 2 people)

Spring with pink radishes

  • 150 g of semi-complete shellettes (for a gluten-free version, choose them with rice or corn)
  • 200g carrots
  • A dozen pink radios
  • 1 stalk of celery or fennel
  • 1 shallot


  • The tops of a bunch of radishes
  • 1 fresh goat's cheese (or a vegetable cashew preparation)
  • 1 dozen sprigs of flat-leaf parsley


Spring with pink radishes

  1. Heat 1 liter of water in a saucepan.
  2. Slice the celery stalk, carrots and radishes into thin rounds.
  3. Add them to the boiling water along with the chopped shallot.
  4. Cook briefly to keep the vegetables al dente.
  5. In a saucepan, cook the pasta in salted water.
  6. When they are cooked, drain them before adding them to the vegetable soup, the broth of which has taken on the pink color of the radishes.


  1. Wash the radish tops and drain them before browning them in a pan with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Chop the parsley in a small blade blender, add the radish tops and goat cheese.
  3. Mix to obtain a creamy paste.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  5. Salt and pepper to your taste.

Accompany spring with this radish top pesto.