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10 Microgreen-Heavy Recipies; Throw 'em on Everything!

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10 Microgreen-Heavy Recipies; Throw 'em on Everything!

Sure, microgreens can be a nutritional powerhouse, but it can be of little use if you don’t enjoy eating them that often. Snacking on them alone is always a great option, but long-term consumption usually requires creativity.

Here’s a few recipes to help inspire your next microgreen-incorporated meal.

We’ll start off with 5 Vegan Microgreen Recipes;

1. Avocado Toast with Microgreens:

This can be a delightful morning snack packed with tons of nutrients. Since the base recipe only calls for six main ingredients, it shouldn’t take you more than 5-10 minutes to prepare.


  • Your choice of bread
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Cup of Broccoli Microgreens
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • Salt
  • Crushed Red Pepper

Calorie count: ~310

2. Lentil Tacos with Radish Microgreens, Pickled Cabbage, and Tahini Cream:

A great party entree that’ll have everyone in awe, as it has tons of flavors without any main protein. The mix of lentils and radish microgreens really have a special way of complimenting each other. In a way, the natural taste of lentils provide the perfect nerf to the intense heat from the radish.


  • 12 Flour Tortillas (or as needed)
  • ½ of Red Cabbage
  • 3 Tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon of Sugar
  • ½ Cup of Lentils
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • ¼ Cup of Tahini Cream
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Radish Microgreens

Calorie Count: 650

3. Vegan Microgreen Soup:

This pleasant hot soup of greens is a perfect replacement of protein-based broth. Great with lunch / dinner, also works well as a standalone, mini-meal. The recipe’s simple and effectively enhances the flavors of all the ingredients.


  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Cup of Rum
  • 3 Cups of Water
  • 8 Ounces of Broccoli Microgreens
  • 1 Tablespoon of Dried Parsley
  • ½ Tablespoon of Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon of Salt
  • Cut 1 Large Potato into Cubes
  • Cut 2 Carrots in Coned forms

Calorie Count: 150

4. Microgreen and Blood Orange Salad:

A well balanced salad, with a sweetness to saltiness ratio balanced to near perfection.


  • 1 Cup of any Microgreen
  • 1 Blood Orange
  • ½ Avocado
  • ½ of Shredded Carrots
  • ¼ Chopped of Walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Lemon Juice
  • 1 Clove Chopped Garlic
  • Quick Sprinkle of Salt.

Calorie Count: 380

5. Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Salad:

Another very well packed salads – great for large occasions.


  • 1 Head Cauliflower
  • 6 Baby Potatoes
  • Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • ½ Cup of Lentils
  • 1 Handful of any Microgreen
  • 10 Roasted Pistachios

Calorie Count: 110

Non-Vegan Recipes;

1. Arugula Microgreen, Grapefruit, Avocado, and Prosciutto Salad:

This salad has very complex flavors. The heavy profiles of the grapefruit and prosciutto are well balanced with Avocado and Arugula Microgreens.


  • 1 Grapefruit
  • ¾ Tablespoon Dark Siamese
  • ⅛ Teaspoon of Fresh Peppers
  • Salt
  • Microgreen Arugula
  • ½ Avocado
  • 1 Slice Prosciutto

Calorie Count: 30

2. Roasted Halibut with Microgreens & Cashews:

This halibut dish offers a healthy infusion of plant nutrition and fish oils.


  • 4 Halibut Fish about 1 ½ pounds
  • 2 Tablespoon of Lemon Juice
  • ¼ Cup Grapeseed oil or Avocado oil
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 12 Ounces of any choice of Microgreen
  • 10 Thai Basil Leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon of Ginger
  • another ⅓ Tablespoon of Grapeseed Oil or Avocado Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cashew Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chile Garlic Sauce
  • ½ Teaspoon of Sea Salt

Calorie Count: 800

3. Methi Chicken with Fenugreek Microgreens:

Add a green, nutritional twist to a traditional Indian cuisine. Fenugreek is already used as a spice in cooking the dish, so adding Fenugreek microgreens is a great way to compliment the dishe’s unique flavor profile.


  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • ½ inch of Garlic
  • ¼ of any choice of Yogurt
  • ¼ Tablespoon of Turmeric Powder
  • ½ of Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon of Coriander Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Cup Fenugreek Microgreens
  • 10 Cashew Nuts
  • Salt
  • Oil.

Calorie Count: 370

4. Broccoli Microgreens, Tex-Mex Charred Corn, Bacon, and Jalapeno Pizza:

This pizza recipe bolsters a healthy combination of buttery crust and fresh greens.


  • 2 pieces of Naan Bread
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 4 Pieces of Bacon Diced
  • 2 Jalapeno Sliced
  • 1 Ear Sweet Yellow Corn Grilled and Kernels Removed
  • ¼ Cup of Red Onion
  • 2 Cups of Pepper Jack Cheese
  • ½ Cup of Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Cup of Broccoli Microgreens
  • 2 Tablespoon of Cilantro – Sliced Up
  • 1 Fresh Lime

Calorie Count: 370

5. Mushroom Omelette with Microgreens:

Take any chance you can to add microgreens to your morning meal! This one’s a great combination to help get your day started. The meal only has 7 main ingredients and can serve 4 people.


  • 1 Teaspoon of Butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Handful of Microgreens
  • ¼ of pound of any choice of Mushroom
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Calorie Count: 110

Submit your own microgreens-based recipes

We’re hoping to keep the recipe list ever-expanding. If you have any recipes of your own, let us know at and we’ll feature it on this page (with credits to you of course).

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