8 Microgreen Recipes Packed With Macro Flavor
Sure, mini desserts may be hard to turn up, but the appeal of twee eats doesn't end with sweets. Nope, this roundup of 8 gorgeous microgreen recipes showcases the appeal of surprisingly flavor-packed microgreens. Not to be confused with sprouts, these tiny leaves simply come about from a super young harvest of a wide variety of veggies and herbs. Whether you grow your own in a shallow layer of soil or specially designed microgarden, or pick up a pack of 'em at your local grocery store, it couldn't be easier to start cooking with these tasty, nutrient-dense greens!
Sweet, anise and clove-like basil microgreens are a delightful summery pairing with strawberries atop these tasty sweet-savory tarts. (via Vegetarian Ventures)
Starting with a honey and whole wheat crust, each bite of this delicious pizza packs a ton of flavor. A sprinkle of peppery microgreens is the finishing touch, and means you can leave the shaker of red pepper flakes back in the spice cabinet. (via What We Love Most)
Any microgreen you prefer will work well here, but we'd be tempted to go with something super colorful — like Swiss chard with its magenta stems and verdant leaves — to complement the rainbow-hued beets. (via Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes)
Kale microgreens and pomegranate seeds provide a pop of gorgeous color atop these unique blini that sub the usual buckwheat for chickpea flour. They're kind of like mini socca! (via Como Come Cami)
A tumble of microgreens, berries and an assortment of veggies are featured in this stunning salad — a perfect way to bid adieu to summer. (via A House in the Hills)
Whip up these personal-size casseroles for your next weekend brunch. The recipe is easily scaled to feed anywhere from a few folks to a hungry crowd of friends and family. (via Cooking on the Weekends)
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