Perla Contadina (red radish) is an old herbaceous plant, consisting of a wisteria-coloured root and bright green leaves. Rich in minerals, sodium, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and B and C vitamins, low in calories, it contains isocyanates that inhibit the carcinogenic effects of many substances. It was already used in folk medicine in the past to stimulate gastric functions and facilitate diuresis. 

Technical information

  • pack small basin oz 35,27 | carton oz 141
  • IFS International Featured Standards
  • Frozen product, ready to use
  • Puglia
  • Harvest time: march - april / october - november


The energy of the purple colour of the root has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, brain and intellectual faculties, while the energy of the green colour of the leaves promotes lymphatic drainage and strengthens the cardiovascular system. Besides nourishing us, Perle Contadine positively influence our moods through their colours. 

place the frozen product in a cold pan with 20 ml of water per layer of vegetables, cover and cook over a moderate heat for 4 min. Remove the lid and cook for another 2 minutes.

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Popular in the kitchen for their strong flavour, colour and versatility of use, they can be combined with meat, fish and other vegetables.