Broccoli microgreens have a light crunch and deliciously mild, fresh, slightly bitter flavor similar to their adult counterparts. Try them in a green smoothie, on salads and sandwiches (or even pizza), or in your eggs or quiche for a super tasty breakfast. Our favorite is snacking on them by the handful! You just can’t go wrong with these!
Broccoli may not sound like the most exciting microgreen but for health reasons alone, it’s worth adding to your diet! Broccoli microgreens have larger quantities of vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, copper, and zinc. These are very essential minerals that most people are deficient in. And these micros are amazing because they are the most nutrient-dense just 10-14 days after germination!
Broccoli micros also contain the highest amount of sulforaphane available compared to almost any other food. This is a sulphur compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, bok choy, and cabbage. Here are just a few benefits sulfuraphane is known for:
Improved heart health
Studies at John Hopkins University show that a couple of ounces a day will elevate the body’s protective enzymes!