Pea Shoots are among the most popular microgreens because of their nutrition and versatility. For instance, they can be eaten raw in a fresh salad; they can take the place of the more traditional lettuce or simply enhance it with pea shoots spring flavour. You can stir fry them with sesame oil and garlic, as has long been done in Asian cooking. Or try adding them to your favourite sandwich.
So how nutritious are they you ask? Check out these numbers:
SEVEN times more vitamin C than Blueberries
EIGHT times more folate than bean sprouts
FOUR times more Vitamin A than tomatoes
And that’s just the beginning!