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Daikon and baked carrots: the crunchy and light side dish

Daikon and baked carrots

Daikon and baked carrots combine health and taste, for a side dish that can also become a main course.

Daikon and baked carrots is a healthy dish, but it doesn’t neglect the flavor. Cooking in water softens the vegetables, while cooking in the oven makes them appetizing and crunchy . Daikon is a plant of oriental origin, and its name in Japanese means “big root”. It is similar to radish, but much larger. It is widely used in the cuisine of the rising sun, even raw in slices or grated. Daikon is rich in minerals, helps burn fat and has detoxifying abilities. In addition, it is also low in calories.

Daikon and baked carrots
Daikon and baked carrots

Preparation of the recipe of daikon and baked carrots

  1. Put a pot of water on the stove and bring it to a boil and add salt.
  2. Wash the carrots, peel them and cut them into chunks or sticks. Wash the daikon, peel it and do the same.
  3. When the water boils, add the carrots.
  4. Wait 2-3 minutes, then add the daikon. Let it go for 3-4 minutes .
  5. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180 ° C and prepare the sauce.
  6. Finely chop the rosemary needles and the garlic clove.
  7. Pour them into a bowl with the oil, soy sauce, minced garlic and freshly ground pepper.
  8. Emulsify well by beating with a whisk or fork.
  9. Drain the vegetables, pour them into the bowl and mix well with the sauce.
  10. Spread the vegetables and seasoning on a baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes. Let it cool and serve at the table

Are you a fan of daikon? There are so many ways to use it in the kitchen .


The side dish with daikon and carrots is delicious freshly made. You can keep it for about 2 days in a food container and in the fridge. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.

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