Microgreens are vegetable greens (not to be confused with sprouts or shoots) harvested just after the cotyledon leaves have developed with one set of true leaves.
Different types of microgreens will give you different vitamins, minerals and nutrients.
The nutrients in microgreens are more concentrated than in their fully grown counterparts:
You can add them to:
You can also use them as a garnish. Cooking certain microgreens can make them less bitter and enhance their flavours but can also reduce their vitamin content. If you want to get the most nutritional benefit, eat them raw.They are also used as a visual, flavour and texture enhancement. Microgreens can be used to add sweetness and spiciness to foods.