Radish Truffle Butter

September 8, 2010

Test Kitchen-Approved

Author Notes:

While dining at Pike Brewery in Pike Place Market (Seattle), we were served raw radishes to spread butter on and to dip in truffle salt. I was never a big radish fan but this combination of ingredients was a revelation to me. Later I saw a recipe for plain radish butter in a Lee Brothers cookbook and thought I would combine these two experiences into one unique recipe. The result was sublime especially when added to steak or seasoning corn on the cob. - SavorySweetLife


Food52 Review: If you like radishes and you like truffles, you’ll love this. SavorySweetLife’s Radish Truffle Butter is interesting and unusual. It could be used to flavor meats or vegetables, but is also just fine slathered on a baguette slice or heaped on a plain cracker. Truffle salt may seem extravagant, but you don’t need much and the cost of the ingredients should run under five dollars. Using truffle salt allows the flavors to stay bright, clean, and less heavy than they might be if truffles and salt were used separately. Get radishes with a strong bite for this, making sure to dry them well to keep extra water from separating from this marvelous butter. - SallyCanThe Editors

Serves: 1 cup


  • 1 1/2 cups radishes, quartered
  • 3/4 teaspoon truffle salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
In This Recipe


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor. Pulsate everything for a few seconds at a time until radishes are chopped finally and butter is well incorporated.

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Reviews (3) Questions (0)

3 Reviews

Morningstar42 April 17, 2011
Can you buy the truffle salt in a health food market?
MrsWheelbarrow December 11, 2010
Sally brought this to the DC area food52 Cookie Exchange today. It's so so delicious. I look forward to serving this again, and often.
SallyCan September 16, 2010
Looks good. What kind of truffle salt do you use - white or black?