An Easy Guide to Broccoli Microgreens

An Easy Guide to Broccoli Microgreens

What are broccoli microgreens?

What are broccoli microgreens?

Broccoli microgreens are young, tender broccoli plants that are harvested when they are just a few inches tall. These tiny plants are typically only 10 to 14 days old and have only just begun to grow their first set of true leaves.

Taste and texture

Broccoli microgreens have a robust peppery bite that is reminiscent of mature broccoli. They have a soft and light texture and overall a more delicate appearance than broccoli sprouts, with small, bright green leaves and thin white stems.

health benefits

Broccoli microgreens are superfoods boasting a rich source of antioxidants, including sulforaphane, a compound found in cruciferous vegetables that has been linked to many health benefits.

how to eat them

Add them to salads for a nutritional and flavor boost. They’re also great as a garnish on soups, sandwiches, and pasta dishes, or mixed into omelets. We love to use them for smoothies and pesto.

how to grow them

Growing your broccoli microgreens is easy, affordable, and a great way to have a continuous supply of this superfood. You only need a shallow tray, quality soil, broccoli seeds, a sunny windowsill, or a grow light.

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