Definition of microgreens in English:

microgreens

Syllabification: mi·cro·greens
Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌgrēnz
 
/

noun

  • The shoots of salad vegetables such as arugula, Swiss chard, mustard, beetroot, etc., picked just after the first leaves have developed.
    More example sentences
    • Picture horse-drawn vegetable wagons, like those that worked the Bronx well into the 1940s, piled high with organic microgreens.
    • It consisted of two scallops, a small mound of microgreens and a tiny Parmesan basket filled with more microgreens in a bacon vinaigrette.
    • For the crispy prosciutto salad: In small bowl, combine frisee and microgreens.

More definitions of microgreens

Definition of microgreens in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

Shop for an Oxford dictionary

Find the perfect Oxford dictionary for you in our online shop.
SHOP NOW ►