Spring Roots with Cottage Cheese

This is a lovely way to enjoy the crisp, spicy-sweet taste of spring roots like radish and turnip. It is simple and satisfying.
Course Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Author Cedar Down Farm


  • 4-5 white spring turnips , washed and thinly sliced
  • 4-5 radishes , washed and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
  • dash of balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine turnip, radish, cottage cheese and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Toss to combine thoroughly.

Recipe Notes

***Optional: Serve over a bed of arugula drizzled with olive oil, balsamic and a squeeze of lemon - so good! ***Substitution: try kohlrabi, chopped broccoli, fennel or other mustard greens in place of the turnip or radish.