Just a small bunch of sprouts in a salad or on a sandwich will give them not only a restaurant look and original taste, but also a significant benefit. In our time, microgreens have become very popular all over the world, and its cultivation for sale is a very profitable business.
What crops can be grown on micrograin
Amaranth. Greens with pink leaves, which has a delicate taste and nutty aftertaste. Amaranth microgreen is rich in vitamins. Great for smoothies.
Basil. Contains carotene, ascorbic acid, B vitamins and essential oils. It has a positive effect on the functioning of the digestive system. You can add to all dishes, especially delicious to try with it salted cottage cheese or omelet.
Borago (cucumber grass). Microgreens, taste and smell similar to fresh cucumber. It is a source of strength that helps reduce stress, accelerates metabolism and even increases immunity. It can be used with a salad of fresh vegetables.
Peas. Sweet, with a nutty tinge. It tastes like young green peas. Young stalks with leaves and tendrils are suitable for food. Its benefits are high in fiber, protein, and complex carbohydrates. Micro-greens are crispy, so they go well with fresh vegetables and are a wonderful decoration for vegetable soups.
Mustard. It has a piquant island taste. It is added to fish dishes and salads. Strengthens blood vessels, improves appetite and blood circulation.
Buckwheat is green. One of the most popular crops for germination among adherents of healthy nutrition. It increases immunity, improves digestion and has many useful substances. Micro-green buckwheat is added to vegetable cocktails, salads and even prepared from it vegetarian cottage cheese.
Red cabbage. Red sprouts that taste like cabbage itself. It contains several times more carotene and vitamin C than white cabbage. Microgreens are good for digestion and help strengthen the immune system. You can add it to different salads.
Savoy cabbage. A valuable dietary product. The micro-green of this cabbage contains a lot of antioxidants and other useful properties. It has a mild taste and smell. It is used in salads, soups and sandwiches. It is also an excellent decoration of meat dishes and even a light side dish.
Kale leafy cabbage (kale). Like other subspecies of cabbage, cale is incredibly useful. Its micrograin contains a huge amount of valuable vitamins and minerals in huge quantities. Sprouts are perfectly combined with fresh vegetables and herbs, so they are added to salads and smoothies without heat treatment.
Pak-choi (bok-choi). A variety of Chinese cabbage. Sprouts are used fresh in salads, sandwiches, smoothies, stews, sandwiches or as a decoration of meat and fish dishes.
Kohlrabi. Because of the high content of vitamin C, this cabbage is called "northern lemon". These are very beautiful sprouts with a purple stem and green leaves, so they are very popular in restaurants. The aroma is similar to turnips, but softer, and the taste is sweet. It is combined with meat and vegetarian dishes.
Broccoli. It has healing and antitumor properties. The sprouts are crispy, with a mild taste and a slight bitterness. Then if is used in vegetable salads, soups and as a garnish for meat or fish.
Chervil. A fragrant plant that is used not only for culinary purposes, but also for medicinal purposes. Microgreens have a spicy taste and aniseed aroma. It is added to sauces, soups, egg dishes, potatoes, fish and poultry.
Clover. Microgreens are rich in proteins, vitamins A, B, C, E, K and other useful trace elements. Sprouts contribute to rapid recovery after the disease, remove toxins and purify the blood. Perfectly complement vinaigrettes and gravies.
Coriander (coriander). It has a pronounced spicy taste and spicy smell. Microselen has a positive effect on the work of the heart and blood vessels. It contains a lot of vitamins, as well as phosphorus and potassium. It is a great addition to meat dishes, especially grilled.
Watercress. Sprouts with a specific smell and a sharp mustard bite. Just 5 days after sowing, and the microgrin is ready for use. Watercress microgreens are rich in carotene, B vitamins, iron and magnesium. Improves the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, improves sleep and normalizes blood pressure. A good addition to the side dish, sauce and salad.