Updated: Mar 13, 2020
We made an extremely short list of microgreens again! Here are some of our favorite microgreens that you should most likely try out in the near future. We made a short list and we guarantee you'll be shocked, or quite possibly not. Who knows, but we did come up with an exquisite list for you.
Burgundy Amaranth microgreens ranges between 1 and 5 centimeters. It is usually tall and is typically harvested within 2-4 weeks of sowing. The small sprouts have fuchsia stems and diamond-shaped burgundy leaves. They tend to display a mild earthy flavor that is reminiscent of a beet with a delicate sweet vegetal finish.
Burgundy Amaranth are members of the Amaranthaceae family. They are a close relative of the beet family, Burgundy Amaranth is commonly confused with beet microgreens, which are usually marketed under the name Bull’s Blood. Micro Red Amaranth is rich in vitamin C, carotenoids, vitamin K, and vitamin E.
Since it's a vegetal microgreens, you don't want to mix it with any sort of dressing. It's best left on it's own and added towards the end of the dish. You want the microgreens to express it's personality through the dish.
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Lime mint is a citrus variety grown for its fragrance. Lime mint plant produce rounded green leaves that are oftentimes brushed with a burgundy to bronze blush. In the summer and fall months the Lime mint plant will produce petite purple flower spikes. Lime mint has a tangy citrus-lime taste and aroma with subtle nuances of mint, a flavor which is enhanced when crushed releasing the aromatic oil in the leaves.
Micro lime mint or Mentha x piperita subsp. Citrata is a member of the Lamiaceae or Labiatae family and a hybrid of common mint. Mints are classified as aromatic herbs and they are almost exclusively perennials, rarely annuals. Micro lime mint is often used for pest control in gardens due to its ability to attract beneficial insects such as butterflies and bees and detract harmful insects such as aphids, fleas and ants. This leads to pollination which makes bees and butterflies happy!
You can do pretty much anything with the mint lime. It can be used fresh or dried for both savory and sweet applications. It can be muddled and used to add a tangy refreshment to cocktails, tea and dressings. Use when preparing sauces or rubs for seafood preparations. Chopped leaves work well in both fruit and green salads. You can also pair with other aromatic herbs in herb based sauces such as pesto or mint chutney. You can even add whole leaves to ice cubes, popsicles and sorbets.
Are you looking acquiring some for your next cocktail party, or you just want to add some to your salad.
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Marjoram microgreens produces pale green leaves and delivers an intense oregano-like flavor.
Sweet (Origanum majorana) short and it grows low. Marjoram microgreens germinates in 4 to 6 days. Light will enhance germination. Keep the soil relatively dry, or the tiny seeds will easily rot. HARVEST: At seed leaf stage, marjoram tastes like mint. At true leaf stage, it emits an alluring aroma when it’s cut. This crop produces a sizable second wave, just like basil.
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