Definition of microgreens in English:

microgreens

plural noun

  • The shoots of salad vegetables such as rocket, celery, beetroot, etc., picked just after the first leaves have developed.

    • ‘It consisted of two scallops, a small mound of microgreens and a tiny Parmesan basket filled with more microgreens in a bacon vinaigrette.’
    • ‘Silky smoked salmon is garnished with clabbered cream, shaved fennel, caperberries, microgreens, and a stack of warm, ethereal buckwheat blinis.’
    • ‘For the salad, in a medium bowl, combine the arugula, kale, frisee, and microgreens, lemon juice and olive oil and toss to coat.’
    • ‘For the crispy prosciutto salad: In small bowl, combine frisee and microgreens.’
    • ‘Picture horse-drawn vegetable wagons, like those that worked the Bronx well into the 1940s, piled high with organic microgreens.’
    • ‘Place a Parmesan tuile on top and fill with microgreens.’
    • ‘Plus there were berries and microgreens and a frappe.’
    • ‘The latter consisted of three very large figs, served warm, stuffed with blue cheese and wrapped in crispy pancetta, under a topknot of microgreens.’
    • ‘This recipe keeps it simple - just mustard and microgreens - but you can top veggie burgers with anything from caramelized onions and blue cheese to sauteed mushrooms.’
    • ‘You'll see microgreens in trendy restaurants and upscale food markets.’
    • ‘The glob of ground beef comes topped with exotic mushrooms and microgreens and rests on a catcher's mitt-size bun.’
    • ‘Toss microgreens and herbs in vinaigrette and garnish with potato tuile.’
    • ‘On a second visit, the salad beneath the asparagus with microgreens was no longer magical, but still delicious.’

Pronunciation:

microgreens

/ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ɡriːnz/