Miami Microgreen Red Amaranth, are very small in size, the smooth, elliptic shaped leaves are a blend of deep burgundy mixed with dark green hues and are attached to a thin stem that is a vibrant red to fuchsia. Miami Microgreen Red Amaranth greens are crisp, tender, and have a mildly sweet, earthy flavor reminiscent of mustard but with much less kick and a delicate sweet grassy finish. One of the lesser-known microgreens, Miami Microgreen Red Amaranth is increasing in popularity in the culinary world for its vibrant and distinct red to deep fuchsia hues, tender texture, and earthy flavor. They have a mild, earthy flavor that complements both sweet and savory dishes, and they are commonly used as a garnish.
They can be piled over salmon or pasta, placed in sandwiches, served over quinoa, and mixed into green salads., or added to smoothies are juiced as an Amuse-bouche or palate cleanser Miami Microgreen Red Amaranth greens are best left undressed and added only at the very final stage of finishing a dish. The delicate leaves will wilt if exposed to prolonged heat and cannot stand up to heavy dressings and sauces. Amaranth pairs well with green apples, blood oranges, carrots, bell peppers, onions, and seafood. Miami Microgreen Red Amaranth continues to be a popular Miami microgreen because of its bright color and with the belief that consumers eat with their eyes before they eat with their stomach, Red Amaranth adds contrasting and aesthetically pleasing colors to dishes to elevate the dining experience.