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.
Microgreens unlike sprouts are baby edible plants that take 1-3 weeks from seed to harvest. At such a young stage not only are they nutrient dense, but they also exhibit a rich concentrated flavor unlike any vegetable you've ever tried! Kickstart your immune system and add a burst of flavor to your next dish by including some of our microgreens!
At Valley Microgreens we offer you the most flavorful non-GMO organically grown microgreen varieties in the Lehigh Valley. Once you pre-order, we get growing and harvest your greens the same they're delivered! Free contactless delivery for any $20+ order that’s within 10 miles of Allentown, P.A. Visit our How it Works page to learn more!
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