Microgreens are burgeoning in popularity as a garnish and ingredient in various dishes. From fresh salads to hearty soups, microgreens can be used to add flavor, texture, and nutritional benefits to any meal. But how exactly do you incorporate tiny greens into meals? I’ve put together a list of my favorite recipes to help you get started.

Check out this article to learn everything you need to know to get started with microgreens and come back once you have your first harvest!

Microgreens Salad with Honey-Mustard Dressing

This fresh salad recipe is a great way to get your daily dose of microgreens! The honey-mustard dressing adds a nice tangy flavor that really brings out the flavor of the greens. Plus, this dish is packed with nutrients and vitamins that will keep you feeling energized.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of mixed microgreens
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the honey and mustard. Gradually add in the olive oil, whisking until a thick dressing forms.
  2. Arrange the microgreens on a serving platter and drizzle with the dressing. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve immediately for best results!

Potato Soup with a Twist

This hearty potato soup is the perfect comfort food. But with the addition of microgreens, it becomes a one-of-a-kind meal that’s packed with flavor and nutrients. It’s a great way to warm up on a chilly day!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 2 cups of mixed microgreens
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in the vegetable broth, potatoes, and carrots. Simmer for 15 minutes, or until the potato is tender.
  3. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, you can transfer the soup to a blender or food processor to blend it.
  4. Remove from heat and add the microgreens.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve warm and enjoy!

Goat Cheese + Greens Omelet

This savory omelet is a delicious way to enjoy microgreens! It’s also perfect for using up whatever greens you have on hand.

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup microgreens, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter or olive

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup microgreens, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pour in the beaten eggs and cook until set, about 2 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle the microgreens and goat cheese over top of the eggs and fold in half to create an omelet. Cook for another minute or so, until cheese is melted and omelet is lightly golden brown.
  3. Slide the omelet onto a plate and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve warm and enjoy!

Microgreen Salsa

This light and flavorful salsa is a great way to add nutrition to your next taco night! The microgreens give the salsa a subtle earthy flavor, while the jalapeño provides some nice heat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh microgreens
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, microgreens, red onion, garlic, lime juice, jalapeño, and olive oil. Stir until evenly combined.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve immediately or chill for later use! Enjoy!

Microgreens Veggie Burgers

The fresh flavor of the greens pairs perfectly with the other ingredients, creating a flavorful and nutritious burger that everyone will love. Plus, it’s so easy to make that you’ll be enjoying these delicious patties in no time!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup oat flour (or any other type of flour)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped microgreens
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, mash the black beans until slightly chunky. Add in the walnuts, flour, garlic, and microgreens and stir until everything is evenly combined.
  2. Form the mixture into 6 patties.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add the patties and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until lightly golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Serve with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

Microgreens Pesto

This flavorful pesto is the perfect way to incorporate microgreens into your meals. It’s great for tossing with pasta, spreading on sandwiches, and so much more!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups fresh microgreens
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor, combine the garlic, almonds, and Parmesan cheese. Pulse until everything is finely chopped.
  2. Add in the microgreens and olive oil, and pulse until a smooth paste forms.
  3. Taste and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Enjoy!

These recipes are just a few of the many ways to enjoy microgreens. They can also be used as a nutritious topping for soups and pizza, or they can be blended into smoothies for a nutritional boost. So whatever your preferred method of eating greens may be, microgreens offer an easy and delicious way to get your daily dose of vitamins and minerals.

For more information on microgreens and to order our microgreens grow kit, click here!

Happy Growing,

Hi There! Susan Here.

(aka the Earthen Mamma)

As a Certified Health Coach, Master Gardener, and Author, my goal is to equip and inspire you to live the healthy and sustainable life you deserve.

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