Nutritional benefits of chicory microgreens
They contain several essential vitamins including A and C, and often vitamins of the B group. Red chicory also contains calcium. One of the most useful nutritional elements of red chicory is the fibre that it contains.
Taste and use of chicory microgreens
Red chicory has a strong and bitter taste that can add interest to any salad. It helps to balance sweet tones that may be present in a dish. Red chicory is a plant that can be eaten raw but can also be fried off with garlic and ginger as part of an appetizing stir fry.
It can also be included in homemade savory pies, for an added intensity of flavour.
It’s a versatile plant that is an excellent accompaniment to meats and fish, making it a staple in many kitchens.