Red Radish Spread with Fresh Herbs

This cool, creamy spread is wonderful slathered atop slices of Pain au Levain for a mid-afternoon snack.

Ingredients:
8 French Breakfast radishes
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
1 8-ounce block cream cheese, at room temperature
3 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
Zest of 1 lemon
Cracked black pepper
Flaked sea salt
Pain au Levain slices

Method:
1. Clean, trim, and thinly slice the radishes. Place in a bowl and add the parsley, dill, and chives.

2. In another bowl, combine the softened cream cheese with the lemon zest, pepper, and crème fraîche or sour cream. Mix well.

3. Add the radish-herb mixture to the creamy spread and gently combine. Spread on toasted bread slices and garnish with sea salt and serve.

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