Identified by its narrow, long appearance, as well as, it’s bright green leaves. Micro Arugula leaves are delicate, smooth, flat, tender, and thin, and attached to a flexible light green stem. Their crisp texture is accompanied by a mild nutty flavor, with a hint of sweetness. This is followed by a pungent, peppery, and earthy bite!
Micro Arugula contains vitamins A, B, C, and E, calcium, iron, potassium, antioxidants, magnesium, and phosphorus. Arugula microgreens are great for keeping your bones strong and healthy. That's because it contains about the same quantity of calcium as spinach, bite for bite. Unlike spinach, it has lower amounts of oxalate's, which can prevent your body from fully absorbing the calcium. Arugula micro greens are also high in vitamin K which is also needed for bone health. Its high levels of antioxidants may also help reduce stomach acidity and protect against ulcers.
Micro Arugula greens are intended for raw preparations, specifically as a garnish for an extra layer of flavor and texture. Though small, young, and tender, their peppery bite is best suited for savory dishes. They are best left undressed, added only at the very final stage of finishing dishes such as pasta, soups, salads, omelets, or vegetable plates. They can also be sprinkled over boiled potatoes and served as a side dish. The delicate leaves will wilt if exposed to prolonged heat. Micro Arugula pairs well with cheeses such as Parmesan, feta, chevre, blue cheese, gorgonzola, and mozzarella, nuts such as walnuts, pine nuts, and pecans, avocado, balsamic vinegar, lemon, mint, cucumber, tomato, olives, garlic, beets, fennel, pears, grapes, prosciutto, and roast beef.
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