Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis italica
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Packaged:8,0 g
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Broccoli microgreens - sprouting broccoli seeds (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis italica).
Who would have thought that you could grow broccoli as a nutrient-packed mini plant for two weeks? This amazing microgreen can be one of the most beneficial to your health.
These sprouts are not only delicious but also rich in nutrients. They contain 40 times more micronutrients than their adult counterpart!
Young broccoli sprouts are an incredible source of protein, and they are just super delicious. You can use these microsprouts in most meals, or simply as a nice side dish.
Broccoli belongs to the cabbage family (Brassicaceae, genus Brassica). It comes from Italy and is considered a valuable food product since Roman times (it is even called "Italian asparagus").
Broccoli microgreens are one of the easiest crops to grow. Young sprouts of asparagus are softer and more tender compared to the "adult" version of the plant (broccoli is considered a microgreen when it is 10 to 14 days old in the plant's life phase). The stems and flower buds are eaten both raw and boiled.
It contains the same amount of vitamin C as lemon and twice as much as spinach. In addition, it is rich in vitamin A, which improves eyesight, is good for the skin and supports the body's immune system.

Broccoli micro greens.
Easily grown young leaves – a source of vitamins, used fresh with a variety of dishes. Young leaves appear 6–8 days after sowing. Seeds can be sown on paper tissue, into the soil substrate – it is important to maintain sufficient moisture, to facilitate quick and even germination of seeds.

Ecological seeds of broccoli for germination.
In the last decade, sprouts of broccoli cabbage, a garden crop that has long been known in the countries of the East, have become especially popular in herbal medicine.
This healthy vegetable had to conquer the markets of European countries and America for a long time, but now the nutritional and medicinal properties of the plant are generally recognized. 
Recent scientific research has shown that broccoli sprouts are a source of sulforaphane, an anti-cancer agent with a broad spectrum of antibacterial properties.
Young sprouts properties.
Broccoli sprouts are critical for the prevention and treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers. In addition, they are excellent for maintaining the reproductive functions of the body, normalize vision and regulate the functions of the nervous system, take care of the health of the digestive tract, skin and human psyche.
The mineral composition of broccoli sprouts is also very rich, which makes this product useful for anemia, diseases of the cardiovascular system and musculoskeletal system.
Chlorophyll contained in broccoli sprouts is also remarkable for its healing effect on the human body - it participates in the processes of hematopoiesis, improving the quality of the blood, strengthens the walls of blood vessels, increasing their elasticity, and prevents the deposition of cholesterol plaques, preventing the risk of atherosclerosis and related diseases.
Thus, broccoli sprouts are a valuable dietary product with medicinal properties and are recommended for use for the treatment and prevention of many diseases, as well as for general health improvement.

Eng.: Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli. Suom.: Parsakaali. Sven.: Broccoli. Bot.: Brassica oleracea L. convar. botrytis (L.) Alef. var. cymosa Duch. incl. var. italica.

You can use broccoli microgreens in a wide variety of dishes:
- eat raw;
- lay out as a beautiful decoration on a sandwich, add to soups or salads;
- you can steam it or fry it
(If you cook the asparagus cabbage over very low heat and only about 5 minutes, then all the nutrients will be preserved).
The taste of this microgreen is absolutely similar to the usual taste of an adult plant, but with a more pronounced aroma.
Sprouts of asparagus cabbage are a successful and independent side dish, suitable for both meat and red fish.

Nutritional value of broccoli microgreens (per 100.0 g):
19 kcal.
Protein: 1.9 g.
Fat: 0.6 g.
Carbohydrates: 2.6 g.
In addition, sprouted broccoli seeds are rich in carotene, a very high concentration of vitamin C, in addition, they contain vitamins (A, B1, B2, B5, B6, PP, E, K, U), fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese , sodium, phosphorus, iodine, acids, iron, sulfur and zinc.
As well as folic acid, methionine, thiamine, choline, riboflavin, beta-carotene and a chemical compound - sulforaphane.
Broccoli is very rich in nutrients - it contains more protein than any other type of cabbage.

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