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A close up of a plate of za'atar roasted radishes over top of a pea puree.

Za'atar Roasted Radishes with Pea Puree, Raisins & Pine Nuts | Vegan & Gluten Free!

These Middle Eastern inspired za'atar roasted radishes with silky pea puree, golden raisins and pine nuts is a perfect side dish or shareable starter that's gluten free, vegan and dairy-free.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 -6 people
Calories 220kcal



Pea Puree


  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp golden raisins
  • 2 tbsp mint chiffonade
  • Pinch sumac
  • Pinch fleur de sel


  • Preheat oven to 450 F. Toss the radishes in the olive oil and place cut side down on baking sheet. Roast for about 18 min until crisp tender. Once out of the oven, immediately sprinkle with za'atar, pepper and salt.
  • Meanwhile, preheat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat with the olive oil. Add in the garlic and sautee until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add in the shallot and continue to sautee until soft, about 3 minutes.Add in the peas, mint and broth. Cover with a lid and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.Transfer the peas to a blender and puree until smooth. Add in the lemon zest, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.To serve, smear the pea puree on the bottom of a platter or plate, pile the radishes on top. Garnish with raisins, pine nuts, mint, sumac and a sprinkle of fleur de sel. Serve at room temperature.


Calories: 220kcal