Amaranth microgreens have a mild, earthy flavor that complements both sweet and savory dishes, and they are commonly used as garnish. Amaranth was cultivated by Aztecs and other cultures from tropical climates. It is actually an ancient kind of grain used in India.
Very easy to digest, Amaranth microgreens are available in different colors, from light green to pink or dark red. They are fragile shoots that enhance beautifully any meal with color and a light sweet taste. Both leaves and seeds contain high complete protein amounts with vital amino acids, in contrast with other protein sources.
Amaranth is gluten-free. Amaranth microgreens also contain vitamin A, C, E, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and essential lysine.